Volunteer Assistant

  • VO69313


Description

Scottish Natural Heritage needs volunteers to help carry out practical work to help us restore the habitat at Flanders Moss, Blawhorn Moss and Loch Lomond National Nature Reserves. Volunteers would: Assist with controlling invasive non-native species , Support the NNR team in site maintenance (fixing fence line, path work or litter pick), ditch blocking and surveying winter birds species, Enjoy the outdoors and experience remote parts of the reserve that not many people would get to see from the boardwalk and Follow health and safety procedures when carrying out tasks.

Organisation aims and objectives

​Nature and landscapes are vital assets. We promote and care for the natural heritage, enable people to enjoy the outdoors and support those who manage it.

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Volunteer work partiews run on a Wednesday 10am-3pm

Restrictions

This opportunity is open to anyone aged 18 and who is keen to work in the outdoors. Due to the nature of the site there is some physically challenging terrain. While there are usually plenty of opportunities to catch your breath, you’ll need to have a rea
Experience required: We would like keen volunteers who are happy working in the outdoors in all weathers, who is willing to learn, interested in the natural heritage and whilst hard working enjoy the social aspect
Travel details: Flanders Moss, National Nature Reserve - lies within the Carse of Stirling South of Thornhill on the B822 Kippen Road. Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve - Endrick Mouth is located at the south east corner of Loch Lomond. Blawhorn Moss National Nature Reserve – Situated west of Blackridge, West Lothian. Volunteers can meet in Stirling where staff can drive through. Otherwise meet at the reserve and be reimbursed travel expenses
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: If the volunteer intends on regular attending we will register them as a full time volunteer where we can pay for any travel expenses and complete all the relevant paperwork.

Last updated 4 months ago