Coventry, Warwickshire
Voluntary
Job description

As a Friday Force Volunteer, you will assist the Resserves Officer to maintain and enhance WWT nature reserves.

Tasks you will be involved with

Tasks will vary throughout the year, ranging from meadow and ride cutting in the summer to fencing, coppicing, path work, scrub clearance and pond work in the autumn and winter.

Skills and abilities required

. No prior experience is needed, as full training is provided.
. You should bring suitable footwear and waterproof clothing, all tools and safety equipment will be provided.
. Please be aware of the physical nature of practical work and the requirement to work alongside mechanical and powered equipment.
. A willingness to work outside in all weather and in remote locations.
. An understanding of the importance of health and safety in the environment described.
. Able to follow instructions.
. Please note: If you require assistance in your everyday life you will need to attend with someone who can support you throughout the session as it is essential that people are able to take responsibility for their own health and safety.
. Bring a packed lunch, drink, sun cream and insect repellent.

You will be based at

WWT reserves throughout Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.

Times/days we would like you to be available

Sessions take place on a Friday. Sessions usually start at 9.00am and finish around 4.00pm. There is no minimum commitment required.

Benefits to you

. Contribute to the conservation of beautiful nature reserves.
. Learn new skills.
. Meet like-minded people, make new friends.
. Get some fresh air and exercise.
. Improve your health and well-being.

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Posted on: 16 July 2019
Closed date: 14 October 2019
Tags: Vocational/Services