Visitor Centre Volunteers

We have Visitor Centres across Kent, where we aim to inspire and educate our visitors to get involved with wildlife. Our volunteer team support this work across the county.

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our teams at our Visitor Centres to share their passion about wildlife and ensure those who visit us have an inspirational and enjoyable time. Our Visitor Centres each have their own style and focus, so our volunteer roles do differ according to the site you are volunteering at. Below you'll find a brief description of each volunteer role, and the kind of things you'll be asked to carry out, and if you do have any questions on these roles please contact the Volunteer Team

If you would like to apply for any of these volunteer roles, please complete the relevant application form and return  to volunteering@kentwildlife.org.uk

I've learnt so much and it feels great to be able to pass on this information. I recommend volunteering - you get to see your local environment, learn something new and it feels good knowing that you're helping Kent Wildlife Trust in the process

Angela - Visitor Centre Volunteer


• Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and the Jeffery Harrison Visitor Centre, Sevenoaks

We're looking for volunteers to join the largest of our Visitor Centres on every day of the week.   The Visitor Centre is in the centre of our beautiful wildlife reserve containing lakes and ponds and is very popular with visitors from across the county and beyond. You'll be greeting members of the public and providing information about the reserve (you don't need to be an expert, it's the perfect place to learn more about wildlife!) and you'll also be serving in our on-site shop and café. We're looking for volunteers who can commit to a 4 hour shift (10am-2pm or 1pm-5pm) on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, ideally every other week.  

• Bough Beech Visitor Centre

Our tranquil and stunning Visitor Centre at Ide Hill is a haven for those visiting and seeking peace and quiet in wildlife-rich surroundings. We're looking for volunteers to join our highly committed team to supply information to our visitors on our work, the reserves and recommend local walks. We need volunteers for a 3 hour shift on Sundays (either 10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm).

• Romney Marsh Visitor Centre


The Kent Wildlife Trust Romney Marsh Visitor Centre is a hub of creative activity. Our volunteers support our work by greeting visitors, working in our grounds, They also play a crucial role in helping out in our art gallery and guiding visitor around the reserve. We're looking for volunteers for every day of the week.  

• Tyland Barn (Maidstone)

Our Tyland Barn Visitor Centre near Maidstone is a hub of activity for Kent Wildlife Trust.  We have a beautiful nature park surrounding our head office which is visited by hundreds of school and youth groups every year.  We have an onsite cafe, shop as well as the nature park and we're looking for volunteers who would like to join our team on Saturdays and Sundays

Downloads

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Bough Beech Visitor Centre Volunteer Application Form83 KB
Romney Marsh Visitor Centre Volunteer Application Form86.5 KB
Sevenoaks Visitor Centre Volunteer Application Form87.5 KB
Tyland Barn Visitor Centre Volunteer Application Form84.5 KB