Countryside Champion

Become a champion of a specific site or area

About the opportunity

We are looking for volunteers to become a champion of a specific site or area. Volunteers will walk our sites, parks and rights of ways carrying out small scale maintenance and reporting and recording issues found to the site staff.

Tasks and duties

This role could include a wide variety of activities and can be tailored to the site being walked.  

  • carrying out wildlife surveys such as butterfly or hedgerow surveys
  • inspecting and waymarking rights of way routes
  • small scale path clearance
  • reporting and recording
  • talking to members of the public

Training 

Existing volunteers and staff will give training on surveys and research.


Who we are looking for

You will

  • have basic natural history knowledge
  • have DIY and maintenance skills
  • be able to work on own and be self motivated
  • have good written skills to record surveys and report results

Lepe Country Park
Exbury

Southampton
SO45 1AD

Lepe Country Park

Staunton Country Park
Middle Park Way

Havant
PO9 5HB

Staunton Country Park

Titchfield Haven Visitor Centre
Cliff Road, Hill Head

Fareham
PO14 3JT

Rights of Way

There are countywide opportunities

 

Central Countryside sites
Crabwood depot, Sarum Road,

Winchester
SO22 5QS
01962 860948

Northern sites
North Area Office, Basing House

Redbridge Lane, Old Basing
RG24 7HB

Southern sites
Manor Farm Ranger Depot, Pylands Lane

Southampton
SO31 1BH

How to apply