Why Volunteer?

Volunteering is hugely rewarding, not just for you but for the animals you help to protect. Perhaps you want to get experience in a new role, are returning to work after a break, or simply need something to fill your time which is not crosswords or TV – have a look through our opportunities and get in touch.

In 2016, we are launching a major volunteer recruitment drive in conjunction with Do-it.org and the BBC’s Do Something Great volunteering campaign.

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We currently have the following volunteer vacancies to support the day-to-day operation of Beaver Water World’s existing team of trustees, volunteers and staff:

Volunteer Office Administrator x2 (p/t, hours to suit)

Duties include responding to telephone and email inquiries, basic IT skills a bonus although some training will be provided.

Volunteer Fundraising and Events Assistant (p/t, hours to suit)

Responsible for supporting fundraising and events to raise funds from visitors and visitor-related activity. Previous experience a bonus but some training will be provided.

Volunteer Marketing Assistant (p/t, hours to suit)

Responsibilities include online, on site and off site marketing activities. Mentored by one of our professional advisers, you will be comfortable supporting our new website, designing new materials, taking photographs and supporting other volunteers in delivering exciting new marketing and educational materials.

Volunteer Front Desk Assistant x2 (p/t, hours to suit)

Using our till, you will be great with animal lovers, from 6 months to 106 years! You’ll need a smile like a Cheshire cat, plenty of patience and while no experience is needed, retail experience is a plus.

Trustees x3 (approx 1-2 days per month)

We urgently need to recruit Trustees to our committee who have project management, event planning, charity, financial management, tourism development, education or rural business experience.

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

We welcome interest from DofE scheme participants at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels to assist the volunteering or skill sections.

Interested? Get in touch!

If any of these roles interest you, please get in touch via the contact page.

Please note that all roles require a clear DBS check and applicants for all roles (other than through the DofE scheme) must be 18+ years of age.