Please note: we are currently recruiting for this role.

Lead a Conservation Group to help to improve the Park for both people and nature.

We are currently recruiting for this role and opportunities are available on a Monday afternoon. Previous experience is not essential although the role would suit people who have some leadership experience or who are keen to develop their leadership skills.

Responsibilities

  • Lead groups of volunteers to carry out practical conservation and maintenance tasks.
  • Work closely with Community Ranger and NPT staff including volunteer supervisors
  • Be willing to undertake 1 day training in emergency first aid (essential)
  • Drive a Trust vehicle (optional)

 You will need to show

  • Willingness to follow instructions
  • Ability to led a small group of volunteers
  • Ability to work well as part of a group
  • Willingness to be first aid trained.
  • Willingness to undertake other training
  • Willingness to attend occasional meetings
  • Compliance with health and safety procedures
  • Punctuality
  • Lots of enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to drive NPT vehicle (optional)
  • Work alongside NPT volunteer supervisors
  • Willingness to volunteer in all weathers.
  • Show reliability and flexibility

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to gain new skills, experience and knowledge
  • Chance to meet new people and make new friends
  • Give back to NPT and the wider community
  • Chance to use existing skills and knowledge.
  • Work closely with volunteer supervisors and the wider NPT team
  • Enhance your CV
  • Enhance existing skills through training
  • Satisfaction in the knowledge that you are adding to our volunteer offer.
  • Supporting volunteers

We will provide

  • On the job training
  • Any formal training required
  • Support and mentoring from Park staff
  • Any PPE required
  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and experience
  • Refreshments
  • Uniform

You will need to wear

  • Sturdy footwear
  • Appropriate clothing

Who would the role suit

People who enjoy practical outdoor work and working as part of a team.

People with previous leadership skills, or who would like to develop leadership skills.

People with a keen interest and knowledge of nature and conservation.

Availability

Mondays or Wednesdays- 9.30am-12.00 or 1.15pm-3.45pm

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