WWT Martin Mere Grounds & Gardening Volunteer

WWT

Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire

Volunteer • Part Time

www.wwt.org.uk

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th April 2024  


We’re WWT, the charity for wetlands and wildlife. We’re on a mission to restore wetlands because they are a wondrous solution to our world's problems. Together we will unlock their power – and help nature burst back to life. Because when wetlands flourish, all life will flourish.

We lead the way, bring life, and inspire connection.

We are looking for some amazing Grounds & Gardens Volunteers to ensure the centre is looking its best for our visitors and maintain habitats for our living collections. By working as part of the Grounds volunteer team you will assist with the maintenance of all aspects of gardening within the grounds at Martin Mere to exhibit our waterfowl and mammals from around the world to the highest standards. This will help to provide our visitors with a great day out and encourage them to engage with and support our work to save wetlands for wildlife and people.

We believe that the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we awe-inspiring nature up close At Martin Mere Wetland Centre, visitors can explore unique wetland habitats and the amazing array of birds, mammals and amphibians that inhabit them. Our volunteers help to welcome and inspire visitors and get to experience looking after our unique habitats and heritage.

What will you be doing?

Assisting with development and maintenance of visitor centre grounds.

  • Assisting with planting, weeding and pruning.
  • Helping us maintain our visitor infrastructure to a high standard including path clearance, and furnishings.
  • Assisting with removal of nettles and other weeds both in and outside of the enclosures
  • Ensuring that fence lines are clear of vegetation
  • Welcoming and engaging visitors.
  • Ensuring the safety, welfare and enjoyment of the visiting public


Find out more & apply