Volunteer Virtual Badger Champion

Location

Home based

How many volunteers are needed?

10

How many hours per day/per week are you needed?

Approximately 1 hour per week

On which days are you needed?

Whenever you are available – you decide!

On what date do we want you to start?

As soon as possible

End Date (if applicable)

This opportunity is ongoing

Minimum commitment we require from you (eg 1 day per week for 6 months). 

1 hour per week or as required

Objective(s) of your role

If you are passionate about badgers you can help us raise awareness of this iconic creature from the comfort of your home. We hope to grow a network of badger champions who will share, like, retweet, contribute to the occasional blog and generally be the voice for badgers across Scotland.

Tasks

Much of the role will be social media based

  • Your chance to be part of our Falls of Clyde Badger Hub from any location- run by Scottish Badgers and the Scottish Wildlife Trust.
  • Join our Badger Hub facebook group
  • Spread the word on social media about recent findings, research and other badger news

Description of the personal attributes/skills/qualifications required

We are looking for good communicators/ writers who are enthusiastic about badgers.

  • Must be computer literate
  • Have good knowledge of social media platforms
  • Have some knowledge of badgers

Support/training?

Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Falls of Clyde  & Scottish Badgers staff will provide:

  • Help with topics and news items to be shared
  • Provide general information about badgers
  • Advice and help in joining facebook group

Closing date for applications

There is no closing date – all applications are welcome

When will interviews be held?

We will contact you for an informal chat or phone call.

Can SWT provide expenses e.g. for travel or branded clothing?

Will you want references for volunteers before appointing or PVG disclosure?

We may decide to follow references

Other (Any age restriction, lifts available? Disabled access?)

This role is offered in partnership with the charity Scottish Badgers. Scottish Wildlife Trust and Scottish Badgers are working together to develop Scotland’s national badger hub, based at Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Falls of Clyde Reserve in New Lanark. The hub will be a focus for badger information, training, events and volunteering opportunities within South Lanarkshire and beyond.

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