Are you a people person with an interest in watersports who would enjoy engaging with Park visitors? If you are, we may have just the role for you, assisting the Nene Outdoors team in ensuring that all visitors enjoy a great visit to the Park.

You may be involved with only some of the duties listed below based on your experience, skills and wishes. This will be discussed and agreed with Trust staff as part of the application and induction process.

Nene Outdoors Tasks

  • Provide information and assistance to Park visitors
  • Promote and take bookings for watersports activities
  • Operate the till and process card transactions
  • Assist watersports staff in issuing hire equipment
  • Assist watersports staff in supervising activity on the beach area

You will need to show

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Willingness to learn about the Park and visitor offer
  • Willingness to undergo a DBS check
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training i.e. Welcome Host, disability awareness
  • Willingness to work in all weathers
  • Willingness to provide references
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unaccompanied
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a can-do attitude

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to gain new skills, experience and knowledge and enhance your CV
  • Satisfaction of helping to provide a great experience for visitors to the Park
  • Chance to meet new people and make new friends
  • Chance to use existing skills and knowledge
  • Free tuition (dependent on reaching required number of volunteer hours)

We will provide

  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • A full induction and training
  • Support and mentoring from Park staff
  • Regular social events
  • Uniform

Availability

Volunteers are required particularly between 11:00am-4:00pm at weekends and during school holidays.

(Applicants will ideally be available for a minimum of 2 days a week or 8 days a month during peak times).

Please click here to make an enquiry