USCATs Environment Team Role Description USCATs ENVIRONMENT VOLUNTEER Why we want you: USCATs seek to promote and support community action and volunteering and this role is part of a project to enhance the work of the Salford Ranger Team and the University of Salford’s Environment & Sustainability Team. Potential time commitment: Team/Project: USCATs Environment Project Duration: 1 academic year Hours per week: 3 - between 1.30pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday afternoons. Activities won’t be limited to Wednesday afternoons so there’ll be lots of opportunities for you to get stuck in with these too if you want, but you need to be available on most Wednesdays to register as an USCATs Environment Volunteer. Location: Salford Responsible to: USCATs Role responsibilities: To undertake this role in conjunction with the rights and responsibilities outlined in the USCATs Volunteer Agreement explained during the Introduction to USCATs workshop. Person specification/skills required: This project is open to anyone who would like to get involved. Generic Skills Commitment Discretion Enthusiasm Friendly and caring Good communicator Honesty Initiative Motivated Passionate Perseverance Reliability Punctuality Specific Skills This is an excellent opportunity for students studying degrees related to environment, wildlife or conservation to gain relevant practical experience. Training required: Introduction to USCATs workshop USCATs Induction Health and safety training Equipment training What you will gain from the role: Alongside getting to work with a fun, motivated and enthusiastic team you will also gain the following: Skills Communication Punctuality Determination Reliability Flexibility Team working/co-operation Mentoring Time management Experience Build on skills relevant to the sector Meet new people Community Engagement Relevant training Inter-Agency Working Working with partner environmental agencies Other benefits Certificate of recognition Reference Reasonable travel expenses Satisfaction of giving back Health and Safety Responsibilities To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of others with whom you volunteer, by reporting all potential and actual health and safety matters including accidents using the correct procedures as outlined to you.
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