Seven Lochs Volunteer Officer

Do you want a career in conservation/forestry/ecology but need experience?

Our Volunteer Leader role will provide you with valuable hands on experience and is a great development opportunity for anyone looking for a career in this field. You will work across a variety of habitats and put a range of conservation management techniques into practice. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in a variety of community engagement activities; including working with children and young people.

The role:

As Volunteer Leader your main role will be to assist in the delivery of practical conservation task days in The Seven Lochs Wetland Park, which is located in North East Glasgow/Coatbridge. This will involve leading volunteers – supporting them to help develop their skills, knowledge and confidence. You will shadow experienced staff until you are confident in your leadership skills and will receive ongoing support.

What you will gain:

We are committed to both formal and informal training and development and can help you access a range of training such as:

  • First Aid
  • Community Engagement
  • Leadership Skills
  • Environmental Education
  • Species Identification Workshops

What you need:

Essential

  • Full UK Drivers License
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Good Communication and Organisation Skills
  • A Passion and Enthusiasm for Working in Conservation

How much time:

Ideally a minimum commitment of at least one day per week (Friday) is required for a six month period.

The Seven Lochs Volunteers are part of The Conservation Volunteers Scotland.

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