Guide in the Hide

Closing Date: 26/06/2024
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Martin Mere
What type of role are you interested in
Volunteer
Engaging visitors and communities with wetlands

About The Role

We believe that the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we awe-inspiring nature up close At Martin Mere Wetland Centre, visitors can explore unique wetland habitats and the amazing array of birds, mammals and amphibians that inhabit them. Our volunteers help to welcome and inspire visitors and get to experience looking after our unique habitats and heritage.

It is a great feeling showing a visitor a bird they’ve not seen before or helping them to tell the difference between 2 species they’ve been struggling on for ages.  That spark of enthusiasm can make such a difference!

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

We are looking for passionate volunteers that love birding and love sharing that enthusiasm with others!

The role will include:
  • Being welcoming in the discovery hide and bird Observatory helping point out to the visitors what wildlife they can see
  • Surveying the marsh harriers and avocets during the breeding season
  • Walking around the other hides birding and talking to visitors.
  • Updating the sightings board and letting the information desk team know about any exciting sightings.
  • Keeping the hides clean by litter picking and sweeping
 

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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