Do you want to volunteer on the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads?
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Volunteers are wanted for the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads.
The Broads Authority is looking for enthusiastic local people with a knowledge of the Broads to support its ranger teams at Potter Heigham, Breydon Water and Haddiscoe Island.
There is also an opportunity to undertake practical conservation work in sites throughout the Broads.
Potter Heigham site volunteers are new roles helping to look after the Broads Authority's meadow, moorings and staithes.
The work ranges from helping boaters to moor, litter picking and checking on livestock to dealing with enquiries from the public, brush-cutting and undertaking small repairs.
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People should be able to offer a minimum of 16 hours a month regularly spaced in visits of two hours at a time in summer and in winter a minimum of eight hours a month.
The closing date for applications is midday on Friday February 27.
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And volunteer rangers are required for Breydon Water and Haddiscoe Island to carry out duties both on and off the water.
Their work includes patrolling the Breydon area by boat and on foot, carrying out maintenance work, mowing and brush cutting, assisting the public, and helping with events, educational activities and small conservation projects.
As considerable training is invested in these applicants, they are asked to commit to a year of volunteering with a minimum of two days a month. The closing date for these applications is 12pm on Friday March 13.
Vacancies also exist for general practical volunteers.
Their work mainly includes habitat management, scrub clearance, and maintenance of footpaths, moorings and furniture. They are asked to help on weekdays on a weekly basis for at least six months.
To apply for the roles visit www.broads-authority.gov.uk.