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Facilities Assistant

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Facilities Assistants provide valuable support to the Facilities Team in maintaining a great environment for visitors to come to and our staff to work in. As with managing any property, tasks are very varied, moving, cleaning, painting, carpentry, and depending on experience plumbing and electrical work skills are needed.

At WWT we believe that the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close and let it do the talking. At Slimbridge Wetland Centre visitors can explore unique wetland habitats and the amazing array of birds, mammals and amphibians that inhabit them. Our volunteers help to welcome and inspire visitors, and look after our unique habitats and heritage.

This role will suit you if you:
 Are pro-active
 Have an enthusiastic and friendly manner
 Have an interest in the natural environment
 Happy working alone or in a team
 Like seeing jobs through

How will you benefit?
 Volunteer in an inspiring environment and get closer to nature
 Great way to learn new skills
 Make a real contribution to the conservation work of WWT
 Free entry to all WWT wetland centres throughout the UK on presentation of your WWT name badge
 Discount in WWT shops and cafes
 WWT uniform provided
 Induction and training provided
 Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
 Meet like-minded people
 Travel expenses available to those in full-time education or who are currently unemployed (speak to your volunteer manager for more information on this scheme)

Full details of this role and an online application form can be found at . If you have any problems locating the information or filling out the application form please email

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Required Role

Facilities Assistant

Key responsibilities

 Providing an extra pair of hands to support others in the team  Painting & decorating, restoring benches  Cleaning, gutters and gullies, sweeping up leaves  Putting up /taking down signs  Changing lamps  Miscellaneous DIY type jobs

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  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Problem solving

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Team Work
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • Practical
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Twice a month

Start Date: 01-05-2021

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Gloucester GL2 7BT, UK

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up