Retail Intern - Langdon Visitor Centre


Are you a Business studies or Retail studies student looking to gain practical experience? Do you have one day a week to spare? If so this could be the opportunity for you.

Langdon visitor centre is one of eleven visitor centres owned by the Trust and is set in a stunning nature reserve of 461 acres of woodland, meadows, lakes and former plotland gardens. Langdon nature reserve is the largest inland reserve managed by Essex Wildlife Trust and occupies some of the highest land in the county, has some commanding views and offers miles of excellent walks, where an abundance of wildlife can be enjoyed. A beautiful wildlife garden is situated directly behind the visitor centre.

We are looking for an intern to ideally commit to volunteering for  4-6 months, one day a week.  Day and hours to suit. You will be enthusiastic, keen to learn and get involved in all areas of the centre including general till work, inputting goods, ordering, restocking, talking to the public, cleaning and tidying the centre.

Volunteers will receive training; which may include food hygiene, wildlife courses or first aid (depending on the role), logo uniform, travel expenses and the chance to work with a friendly and professional team of volunteers and staff.


All training will be provided but enthusiasm is essential!  


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses may be reimbursed, but this must be discussed prior to claiming
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    Available on request to

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/02/2019

End Date: 05/02/2020

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Availability Details

Ideally looking for someone to volunteer for one day a week for 4-6 months.


Langdon Visitor Centre
3rd Avenue
Lower Dunton Road
SS16 6EB

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