ID: 158663

Wildlife Garden Adviser

Environment & Conservation Regular - more than 6 months Warrnambool VIC

About this opportunity

Wildlife Garden Advisers will be responsible for motivating and inspiring new wildlife gardens by visiting their garden and helping them discover the wildlife and stewardship potential of their gardens. The role will provide opportunities for volunteers to learn, mentor, network and collaborate through a series of workshops and social event. • Visit gardens of program members • Provide recommendations and advice on creating a garden for wildlife which may include plant suggestions, improving habitat value, weed control tips, garden design ideas • Prepare a recommendation report to client following the garden visit.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

• Passion for the conservation of indigenous plants and animals
• Willingness to learn and share
• Customer service skills
• Ability to communicate with people of all ages and abilities
• Attention to detail
• Plant identification skills and gardening knowledge would be an advantage

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Garden assessments will require a time commitment of 2 hours plus travel Garden assessments consist of: • Garden visit (1 hour plus travel time) and • Preparation of a recommendation report (approximately 1 hour)

Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance

Initial induction & orientation session. Mandatory training session upon commencement. Opportunities to further develop skills & knowledge around habitat gardening & caring for wildlife in backyards