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We run volunteer sessions both for members of community and for corporate groups and other organisations. This is an opportunity to gain experience in how to run and organise practical conservation sessions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the task supervisor
  • Prepare tools and materials for the task
  • Prepare work areas and check for hazards
  • Assist in ensuring that risk assessments are adhered to and that volunteers work safely
  • Take photographs before, during and after the task
  • Ensure that relevant paperwork is completed to record attendance and task details
introduction

We run volunteer sessions both for members of community and for corporate groups and other organisations. This is an opportunity to gain experience in how to run and organise practical conservation sessions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the task supervisor
  • Prepare tools and materials for the task
  • Prepare work areas and check for hazards
  • Assist in ensuring that risk assessments are adhered to and that volunteers work safely
  • Take photographs before, during and after the task
  • Ensure that relevant paperwork is completed to record attendance and task details
why
  • Chance to gain new or use existing skills, experience and knowledge.
  • Enhance your CV and opportunity to form part of an experienced team
  • Satisfaction of helping to provide additional community activity in the Park
what
  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • A full induction and training
  • Support and mentoring from Park staff
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and experience
  • Uniform

We require that all volunteers provide their own sturdy footwear and wear appropriate clothing for carrying out practical outdoor tasks.

availability

Mondays 8.30am – 12.30pm and/or Wednesdays 8:30 – 4pm

There will also be opportunities to assist at additional sessions.

This role would suit those able to make a regular commitment for a minimum period of 6 months.

skills
  • Willingness to follow instructions
  • Willingness to undergo a DBS check and training
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Ability to work well as part of a group
  • Compliance with health and safety procedures
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability and professionalism
  • Willingness to work in all weathers
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a can do attitude
  • Full driving license
Volunteer Task Assistant

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