Nature Guide Volunteer

RSPB

Bempton Cliffs, Yorkshire

Volunteer • Part Time

www.rspb.org.uk dave.ohara@rspb.org.uk 01262 422201 Dave O'Hara

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, marine conservation

Closing date: Thursday, 30th April 2020  


With over 100,000 visitors a year, Bempton Cliffs is a very busy reserve. We deliver a range of 60-minute wildlife walks throughout the year and need walk leaders to help us do this. Subjects include butterflies, cultural history, puffins, geology, shipwrecks and cetaceans. 

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to spend your days out on the sea cliffs surrounded by up to a quarter of a million nesting seabirds
  • The chance to pass on your passion for nature to enthuse others
  • An opportunity to be part of the country’s largest nature conservation charity
  • The opportunity to become part of a friendly, supportive team
  • Opportunities to use and develop skills and personal initiative
  • Training in the safe use of all relevant equipment
  • References if appropriate

The skills you need

  • Approachable, with a friendly demeanour
  • Knowledge of how to use a telescope correctly and efficiently
  • Love of the outdoors
  • Knowledge of some RSPB work and a familiarity with Bempton Cliffs
  • Ability to walk along cliff top paths in all weathers
  • Own transport
  • Confidence to initiate conversations with and talk to members of the public
  • Experience of working with the public
  • Ability to communicate well and listen
  • Enthusiasm for wildlife and conservation
  • Willingness to learn and relay accurate information (which will be provided)
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate training and personal development

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