Brecks Events and Activities Helper

Brecks Events and Activities Helper

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
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Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme (BFER)
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Summary

Help the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers landscape partnership (BFER) at a range of exciting events and activities across the Brecks.

Detailed description

Events and Activities Helpers assist with one-off BFER events and activity opportunities throughout the year. Participants of these events hugely benefit from and value their interactions with volunteers. Volunteers serve as a ‘friendly face’ representing BFER: engaging visitors and participants, and generally being warm and helpful. As an Events and Activities Helper, you might be welcoming and signing in participants, handing out event or activity resources, helping visitors with activities, taking photographs, tail walking a guided walk, or encouraging visitors to fill in questionnaires.


The Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers landscape partnership scheme (BFER) is a project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. BFER works to celebrate the wildlife and heritage of the Brecks, a unique landscape in west Norfolk and north west Suffolk. BFER events range from guided walks to family craft, community runs to outdoor swims, information stalls, talks, tours, and much more. Typical event locations include: Thetford, Brandon, Mildenhall, Knettishall, West Stow, Lakenheath and more.


Why you might enjoy this role:

The opportunity to:

  • Join a friendly, enthusiastic, and supportive team.
  • Meet, interact with, and inspire people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Brecks
  • Be part of a regional £5 million National Lottery Funded landscape partnership scheme 
  • Gain an insight into environmental, heritage, and health and wellbeing public engagement.
  • Improve your awareness of the Brecks, its landscape, wildlife, and heritage.
  • Build your confidence and customer service skills.
  • Learn new skills and be offered training opportunities.
  • Be part of a Brecks-wide volunteer network and receive invitations to attend BFER volunteer celebration events. 

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs
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About Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme (BFER)

Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme (BFER) is a project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund working to celebrate and conserve the unique landscapes and heritage of the Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks. BFER works with a wide range of partner organisations from across the environmental, heritage, and health and wellbeing sectors. Through the project, BFER hosts a diverse range of volunteering opportunities, perfect for anyone who love nature and wildlife, history, being outdoors, or meeting new people.