COVID -19 Regrettably we can no longer
run our Wednesday Volunteer's day.
We welcome help from Volunteers who are fit
and healthy and who have experience in Nature Conservation and can work without
support on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.30 - 3.30
We would expect applicants to have previously
shown an interest in Naturezones i.e visited Naturezones
Volunteer Warden Post: Some of the duties will
include being well versed in nature ID and be able to impart knowledge to
visitors. Be able to welcome and talk to visitors including visiting families.
Will tend to signage upkeep, keep access paths in ordered. Keep seating in
order. Top up bird feeders. Report to the office of any thing that needs dealing
with in the nature reserve.
Hours can be
shared. Tuesday,Thursday, Sunday 10.30 - 3.30 Winter and 4.30 Summer.
Nature Conservation for Volunteer Post:This is a
hands on programme. Participants will learn a range of conservation skills while
looking after a small nature reserve. Activities will include, hay making,
coppicing, horticulture, fence building, habitat creation DIY in fact anything required to keep
the reserve in good working order. We also welcome qualified people: teachers
and outdoor instructors, retail assistants to help run activities. You will need sturdy shoes.
We expect a commitment of at least 3 hours/week
Welcome Team: We run several
events during the year and take part in other events around the island to raise
funds and promote Naturezones. We need friendly, welcoming, approachable,
reliable and efficient people to help on event days and at shows. They will need
to learn about our work so that they can give explanations to the various
Task may include,
selling, setting up stands at shows, walking with visitors around the nature
reserve, serving visitors with disabilities, helping with the various tasks of
organising and running our special events
these post will be considered as paid work
Naturezones is unique and the only one of its kind on the Isle of Wight. It is
a living natural history museum. Its main aim it to explain through education
why it is so important to look after, protect and enhance the habitats of
wildlife. Our education programmes are for all — a wide variety of people and
communities including school children, home educated children, college students
and adult learners. We also support people with learning difficulties and mental
health issues with the aim of restoring their confidence, health and wellbeing.
We very much welcome and appreciate volunteers that can help us manage the
nature reserve to further our aims and objectives.
conservation volunteers days are Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.00 am - 3.00pm (5 hrs) Tea break a 11.30am
and lunch break at 1.15pm
We provide tea and
biscuits and sometimes cake. Bring a sandwich or similar for lunch