Hide Cleaner Volunteer

Closing Date: 31/07/2024
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All Locations
Washington
What type of role are you interested in
Volunteer
Property, facilities and grounds maintenance

About The Role


At the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust we are involved in creating and conserving wetlands and the species who live in them.  At Washington Wetland Centre we develop and maintain visitor areas which provide enjoyable areas which enhance the visitor experience. 
 
What you will be doing:
  • Cleaning and tidying of hides to include litter picking, sweeping out, window cleaning and shelf cleaning
  • Maintaining approaches to hides
Volunteering as Hide Cleaner at WWT Washington is a great opportunity to get to see some of our best wildlife from the hides while you work, interact with a range people, including staff and visitors, and make a valuable difference to the upkeep and presentation of our reserve.
 
Volunteers are an essential part of the WWT team. You'll get a warm welcome, including information on training, equipment and anything else you need. 
 
If you are interested in volunteering for WWT but don't wish to apply online, please email [email protected] or leave a message at 01453 891 231 with your name and number. 
 
 
 

About You

This role would suit you if:
  • You are able to work both independently and as part of a team
  •  You are physically fit and do not mind working outdoors in all weathers
  • You are able to communicate effectively, including the ability to interact with visitors you may meet whilst undertaking your role in order to engage them with the work of WWT
How will you benefit?
  • Working in the fresh air with like-minded people
  • Exercise and all round fitness with a great view and an opportunity to see amazing wildlife while you work
  • Being part of a small, friendly team and getting to engage with a range of different people during your day, including staff, volunteers and visitors
  • Discount is available in the cafe and shop on the days of volunteering and you will get free entry to all WWT wetland centres throughout the UK on presentation of your WWT name badge.

About Us

We’re WWT, and we’re on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for our work, and we’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, our team are second to none. And there’s nothing we love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

Why you'll love volunteering at WWT
  • Feel good knowing you are helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by like-minded wetland lovers
  • Hear from the people who inject their energy, passion and expertise into wetlands and wildlife - talks, walks, webinars, tea and cake...
  • Free entry to all our wetland centres, including your family
  • Volunteer discount on shopping and memberships
  • Access to webinars and practical information to help you manage daily life

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