We are offering an exciting opportunity for a part-time Conservation Education Guide to join our Conservation Education Team.
Set within 26 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Birdworld is one of the largest bird parks in the country and is home to a diverse collection of species. We offer support to conservation projects around the world, and this role is all about sharing our conservation and educational objectives with our guests.
Supporting the Conservation Education Team Leader, Conservation Education Guides will be responsible for engaging and educating Birdworld guests through talks, seasonal events and animal engagements by working alongside the Livestock Team.
You will be actively engaging with guests during their visit by starting conversations, answering questions, and offering help and advice during their visit to Birdworld. This role is predominantly outdoors and will involve ranging across our 26 acre site throughout the day.
The successful candidate will need to be charismatic and outgoing, energetic, self-motivated, have good time management, organisation, and customer care skills with great attention to detail. They will also need to have a passion for educating and inspiring people about the natural world. Being able to talk to a range of audiences is considered essential for this role.
This role is ideal for someone who wants to begin their career in Zoo Conservation Education and who has a passion for engaging a wide audience. This role would also be suitable for a livestock keeper seeking a change in career.
There are two part-time vacancies available, working 19 hours a week over 3 days, with hours of working falling between 9am and 6pm (season dependent).
This role will include weekend and bank holiday working and you will need an element of flexibility to meet the needs of the business.
Current rate of pay for this role is £8.91.
Please email any questions on this role to HR@haskins.co.uk
Please apply as soon as possible, we reserve the right to close recruitment once we have found the right candidate.