Public Information and Wildlife Officer Bittern Information Point Volunteer

• To help run the Bittern Information Point within the Lee Valley Regional Park as part of a team of volunteers.

• To open and close the Bittern Information Point.

• To actively engage with members of the public to:-

• Ensure sufficient stocks of literature are available for the public within the Bittern Information Point

• Promote all areas and activities within the Park handing out information and flyers and taking contact details where appropriate

• Proactively seek new volunteers for the Bittern Information Point primarily but also for the Park as a whole

• Provide a positive visitor experience for visitors to the Park

• Provide information on what birds and wildlife are in the area.

• Showcase the wildlife viewable through the wildlife cameras

• Oversee the safe use of the optical equipment available for

• public use

• Oversee use of wildlife reference library

• Collate wildlife sightings , visitor numbers figures and record water level readings

• To re-stock the bird feeding station outside the hide

• To handle cash from and promote the sale of hot and cold drinks from drinks machine and Park merchandise

• To follow set procedure for cash during and or at the end of shift including end of day cash reconciliation

Skills

• Outgoing with good people skills.

• Confident and willing to interact with visitors.

• Willing to work as part of a team or alone.

• Knowledge and interest in birds / wildlife (desirable but not essential).

Lee Valley Regional Park

Stubbins Hall Lane

Waltham Abbey

Essex

EN9 2EF


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Dependent upon circumstances
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and Safety Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 11/05/2016

End Date: 11/04/2020

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Location

This opportunity is available in: Epping, Harlow


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