Engagement Volunteer

Field Studies Council - Slapton Ley Field Centre

Slapton, South Devon

Volunteer • Full Time

www.slnnr.org.uk volunteer.sl@field-studies-council.org 01548580466 Alice Henderson

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 26th April 2018   6 days left

Full time, 5 days per week, early/ mid-July until early/ mid-September with regular weekend working (core period of 10.00 to 4.00pm during summer holidays)

Why We Want You:

You will be asked to assist with a range of visitor management, information and education tasks. Including:

  • Providing information for visitors at the Beach Trailer.
  • Assisting with events and education activities for visitors.
  • Assisting with maintaining nature trail path & visitor facilities.
  • Ensuring safe, efficient, customer focused service
  • Ensuring a happy, productive working environment that integrates well with staff and visitors at the Centre
  • Contributing positively to the environmental performance of the Centre

What’s In It For You:

This voluntary role offers a first step for progression in conservation and environmental education. There will be opportunities for relevant training and development.


The volunteer should have a pleasant manner and good communication skills – being able to relate well to Centre staff and our full range of customers.

Qualifications (A Level or equivalent) in ecology, geography or related subjects would be of benefit, as would a qualification in basic first aid.

Experience of working with young people and/or experience of working in a conservation environment would also be beneficial.


In relation to employment legislation you will be considered a ‘voluntary’ worker, and as such the role is unpaid. However, board and lodging may be provided free of charge during the period in which you remain a volunteer and you will be reimbursed for any reasonable expenses that you necessarily incur in the carrying out of your voluntary role.

A Uniform is provided by the FSC.

For an application pack:

Alice Henderson on 01548 580466


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