Summer Visitor Experience Assistant

At the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust we believe that the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close. You will be directly involved in shaping our visitors’ unforgettable experiences through your warm welcome, your interaction with them and the information that you provide. We need friendly, outgoing people to help with pond dipping activities, the canoe safari, visitor services desk and to support the duck hunt event. Ideally suited to a student that would like some short term volunteering experience to add to their CV, or someone who is looking to get back into work.

We are looking for one or two days a week from 21 July to end of August.

What will you be doing?

These are some of the activities for the role, you may choose to do them all to develop your experience or just focus on one or two areas.

  • Assisting with the safe running of the canoe safari by doing health and safety talks and fitting buoyancy aids to visitors.
  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the site, giving out bird seed and providing information to visitors
  • Helping to undertake the daily pond dipping activity by showing visitors what to do and helping to identify pond life
  • Giving out trails guides and prizes for the summer event: Summer Duck Hunt

Who are we looking for?

No previous experience is required as training will be provided. However this role will suit you if you have a love of wildlife and the outdoors and are:

  • Confident or experienced in talking to the public
  • Able to work in a team of staff and volunteers
  • Experienced in a visitor service environment with a strong commitment to excellent customer service
  • Experience in canoeing is an advantage.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.wwt.org.uk/join-and-support/volunteering/volunteering-opportunities/summer-visitor-experience-assistant

 

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Pdf Summer Visitor Experience Role Description  

Key Information

Organisation:

WWT

Duration:

Fixed Term

Hours:

Full Time, Part Time

Level:

Entry Level, Graduate

Sectors:

Education, Environment, Nature & Wildlife

Location:

WWT Martin Mere, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

Not specified, apply soon.