Volunteer WILDside Project Events Assistant

Location: Lings Environmental Centre, Lings House
Billing, Northamptonshire
Support our WILDside Project Co-ordinator whilst gaining experience running outdoor events and improving your own natural history skills. Enjoy enthusing young people and adults about our natural environment. Help to encourage and promote wildlife recording across the Northamptonshire County

Position details


Weekdays, Weekends



Contact details

Rosalind Johnston,  Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre Manager, Lings House, Billing Lings, Northampton NN3 8BE

Email: Rosalind.Johnston@northantsbrc.org.uk

WILDside is a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project covering Northamptonshire that is run by the Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre. This project started in March 2017 and lasts until December 2019. The project aims to enthuse and enable the next generation of wildlife recorders across Northamptonshire. This includes encouraging new recorders and supporting existing recorders to develop their skills.

This role will provide valuable experience in event administration, support and delivery, public engagement activities, health and safety awareness and risk assessment procedures.  There will also be the opportunity to attend in-house wildlife training, improve your natural history skills and to learn about recording wildlife.

The main tasks will include; assisting in organising and delivering WILDside public engagement and recording events throughout the summer wildlife recording season.

You will also be helping to enthuse the public about our natural environment and promoting wildlife recording across the county.

Closing Date: August 2018

NBRC Wildside Project Events Assistant Volunteer Role

WILDside Events Assistant Volunteer Application Form 2018