Membership Events Volunteer

Devon Wildlife Trust

Across Devon

Volunteer • Part Time

www.devonwildlifetrust.org rfielderpine@devonwildlifetrust.org 01392 453779 Rachael Fielder-Pine

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Purpose

To support DWT’s work by:

  • Engaging people through fun wildlife learning activities - primarily for children
  • Providing time for membership recruiters to talk to people about DWT membership
  • Helping to increase DWT membership which enables us to support Devon’s wildlife and wild places.

What the task involves:

Going out and about to shows and events with the DWT membership recruitment team to support them in leading activities.

This will require you to:

  • Go to shows/events and lead activities such as quizzes and kids craft. Driving and transporting equipment will be required.
  • Engage members of the public
  • Support the membership recruiter by referring people to him/her.
  • Represent DWT in a friendly and professional manner

Skills and abilities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good communicator
  • Good team work

Where?

Targeted shows/events across the county – near to where you live.

When?

Volunteers will be able to choose which events suit them. Demands change seasonally with April to September being the high season. Events will typically be at weekends and Bank Holidays between 10-4pm. Occasionally there will be mid-week and evening events.

Supervision 

Rachael Fielder-Pine (Membership and Supporter Development Team Leader) will be the main supervisor/first point of call.

DWT membership recruiters will be on the day event supervisors.

Training will be provided.

Volunteers will be kept up to date via emails from the membership recruitment team.

Expenses and equipment available

All activity equipment will be provided. Travel costs reimbursed. Clothing – branded top / photo ID provided. 
All passes / entrance fees / access to shows will be provided.

Health and safety / risk assessment

Volunteers will need to follow DWT’s show and membership recruiter risk assessment.

Follow DWT’s lone working procedures.

What's in it for the volunteer?

  • Opportunity to develop people skills.
  • Free entry to shows.
  • Learn about Devon’s Wildlife.
  • Being part of the DWT team, contributing to the charity.

How to apply

Please email rfielderpine@devonwildlifetrust.org and outline the following on one page:

  • Why you’d like to do this task
  • Where you live
  • How much time you can offer and when

Or ring for an informal chat 01392 453779.

References will be required.


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