Community Conservation Assistant

MWHG VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION

Where: The Manhood Peninsula, West Sussex

When: All year

Commitment: Flexible

Why we need you:

To assist the Community Conservation Officer in encouraging and supporting people from across the Manhood Peninsula to participate in wildlife conservation activities. Supporting and empowering local communities to take ownership of their environment, we
believe, is a sustainable model for managing local wildlife sites.

What’s in it for you:

This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to conserving wildlife and heritage and inspiring others.
You will learn about the work of the MWHG, have the flexibility to volunteer when and where suits you, be part of a friendly team and have the opportunity to put your skills to use as well as develop new ones.

What’s involved:

• Create publicity and promotional materials to raise awareness of our work.
• Manage local distribution of promotional materials, maintain database and ensure regular and
positive contact with locations and partners.
• Recruit and support a distribution volunteer team.
• Support the planning and hosting of community engagement activity and events.
• Associated administrative tasks.
• Assist with any other duties as reasonably requested.


Training and expenses: All volunteers will receive appropriate training and out-of pocket expenses will be reimbursed as necessary


Contact: Leanne Clements, Community Conservation Project Officer
T: 07798 618575
E: lclements@mwhg.org.uk


All these arrangements are binding in honour only and not intended to be legally binding.

 

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The Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group is a local charity working to care for and celebrate the wildlife and heritage of the Manhood Peninsula.
Does this sound like you?

RequirementEssentialDesirable
Personal presentationWelcoming
Engaging
Tidy appearance
Good ambassador for MWHG
 
Education
Qualifications
Special Skills
Excellent organisational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective and proactive communicator
Computer literate
 
Work
Experience
Experience of working to deadlines
Experience of remote/home working
Experience of team working
Experience of working with volunteers
Motivation/
Aptitude
Keen to learn
Professional attitude
Used to working on own initiative
Confident in engagement with diverse audiences
Confident in giving talks and presentations
PersonalityPositive and enthusiastic
Approachable and friendly
Confident
Reliable
Sensitive and tactful
 
nterestsCommitted to the conservation of our natural heritageLocal knowledge of and interest in community activity across the Manhood Peninsula
Special
Factors
Relevant To
Role
Equipped to work from home
Elements of this role can be conducted from home with attendance at the Selsey office, events and meetings across the Manhood Peninsula as required
Driving license and vehicle
 

The Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes all applications for volunteer roles.