Conservation Education Guide – Part Time

We are recruiting a Conservation Education Guide on a Part-Time, Permanent basis, working 12 hours per week, every Friday and alternate weekends.
Pay rate up to £11.44 per hour.

Successful candidate will:

  • Deliver an established public engagement programme aimed at all ages.
  • Conjure enthusiasm in the diversity of the natural world.
  • Implement and develop conservation projects in and around the Birdworld site to protect and monitor native species.
  • Work alongside our teams to produce high-quality content for our social media channels, supporting story telling of the animal collection and ensure maximum public engagement.
  • Support the delivery of both seasonal and themed events throughout the year through public engagement and workshops where required.

Skills and experience:

  • Confidence in delivering public engagement and have some understanding of educational delivery.
  • Positivity, vibrant, friendly, with good communication skills and time management.
  • Experience in hospitality and events is preferred but not essential.
  • Full UK driver’s licence and access to transport.

This role offers:

  • Part-time position, working 12 hours a week (every Friday, and alternate weekends).
  • Working alongside fantastic species including Penguins, Hornbills, Parrots, Owls, Cranes, Flamingos and various Softbills.
  • Opportunities to develop and expand your skills with support to attend industry linked courses and conferences.
  • Hourly £11.47.
  • Paid overtime at standard hourly rate for position.
  • Full outdoor-appropriate uniform.
  • Staff discount from our shop and food outlets, discount across Haskins Garden Centres, and free complementary Birdworld ticket allowance for family and friends once you have passed you probationary period.

Our employee benefits package includes:

  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free and confidential counselling and advice to all employees and their immediate family.
  • Contributory pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Generous Staff Discount Scheme after completion of probationary period
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff Uniform provided
  • Discounts
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Charity Day
  • Up to 38 days of holiday pro-rata
  • Cycle Scheme

About Birdworld
Birdworld is currently at an exciting stage of largescale development.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. This role reports to the Conservation Education Team Lead and will be part of a small team delivering Birdworld’s educational program, public outreach activities (including supporting PR and marketing), engagement and interpretation, talks, experiences, and events. You will join a team of passionate Education and Engagement Guides who work throughout the site to support public engagement with the collection.