Overview

Quick Summary:  The Voluntary Communities and Wildlife Officer will help with all aspects of community engagement work with Peterborough communities. This is an exciting voluntary role ideal for a recent graduate and/or someone wishing to begin a career in wildlife / environmental education and community engagement work. Applicants need to have an enthusiasm for nature conservation and inspiring a diverse range of communities and individuals to understand and care for wildlife.. He/she will work alongside the Community Wildlife Officer and a range of other Wildlife Trust personnel to gain valuable experience and skills in a variety of aspects related to conservation education and community work that are necessary to engage communities in wildlife conservation.

Role Description: Excellent communication and good team working skills are essential as well as a high degree of self-motivation.

Volunteers will come from a wide range of backgrounds and may have many different qualities and skills.  Experience gained will include:

  • Assisting with the design, planning and delivery of on-site and off-site community events and activities, and outreach programmes, to a range of audiences.
  • Assisting with recruiting and working with volunteers for practical conservation and survey work, and community work.
  • Assisting with the production of interpretation materials, in particular the design and production of resources for use with community groups
  • Participating in practical habitat management and survey tasks

Commitment: 3 days per week, (weekdays and some weekends), for 6 to 9 months

Frequency: 3 days per week

Contact Details: Rachel Price, Community Wildlife Officer, Countryside Centre, Ramsey Heights, PE26 2RS
Email [email protected] Tel 01487 710420

Location: – Office base is in Ramsey Heights, although travel around Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will be required.

More details here.