As a young person, are you passionate about the environment around you? Would you like to have a positive impact in protecting and enhancing the environment in your local area through practical conservation tasks? Could you be a wildlife champion of the future and help create a better world? Our Rangers will share their skills and knowledge whilst supporting you to carry out practical conservation tasks.  

What will your responsibilities be? 

  • Carry out practical projects in the park.
  • Help conserve and improve Ferry Meadows, the wider Nene Park Trust Estate and, in conjunction with FrogLife, other sites.
  • Protect and enhance the environment. 
  • Use tools and equipment safely. 
  • Promote the Your Community Greenspace (YCG) project throughout your community.  

What will you need to show? 

  • Lots of enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work well with others as well as an individual. 
  • Willingness to work with fellow volunteers and groups from diverse communities and with a range of abilities. 
  • Willingness to undergo training.
  • Willingness to share skills and knowledge.
  • Ability to follow instructions. 
  • Willingness to work in all weathers.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Opportunity to gain new skills, experience and knowledge including through training.
  • Find out if this could be a potential future career for you. 
  • Be supported and mentored by a key team member from the NPT and FrogLife teams.
  • Opportunity to share existing skills and knowledge.
  • Learn about different cultures and communities.
  • Make new friends.
  • Improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Make a difference in your local park.
  • Have fun!  

What will we provide? 

  • A safe environment for you to work in.
  • All the tools and equipment including personal protective equipment.
  • Support and mentoring from the Project Officer, wider NPT staff and FrogLife staff.
  • Opportunities to gain new skills and experience. 
  • Help and guidance.  

Who would the role suit? 

  • Someone with a passion for nature/conservation. 
  • Someone wanting to make a difference in their local park. 
  • Someone who is enthusiastic about meeting and working with new people from diverse communities and with a range of abilities. 
  • Someone with previous volunteering experience.
  • Someone considering a career in this sector.   

What availability is required?  

  • Monthly sessions - usually the third Saturday of every month.

Please get in touch if you would like to be added to the waiting list for the next block of sessions starting in July 2024. Email [email protected]