Beekeeping Assistant Volunteer (must be 18+)

Role Overview: Working alongside experienced beekeepers you will help managing bee colonies and apiaries in a variety of parkland situations in Burnley and Padiham. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and enjoy working with like-minded people in your local parks.

The Role includes the following opportunities:

  • Assisting the beekeeper in hive checks and colony documentation
  • Wildflower meadow creation
  • Tool maintenance – cleaning, storage, preparation
  • Hive assembly and cleaning
  • Health and safety checks
  • Apiary maintenance

Key skills for the role include:

  • Team working skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Learning and listening skills
  • Observant
  • Record keeping