The Donkey Sanctuary is an international animal welfare organisation, offering care and protection to donkeys and mules worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

As a Car Park Attendant, you will be actively welcoming and engaging with visitors. You’ll be working outside directing our visitors to park safely and begin their visit on a positive note. As the important first touch point for visitors arriving at The Donkey Sanctuary you must facilitate a well-managed parking environment and provide excellent customer service.

You will provide visitors that arrive by car with simple and effective parking directions, whilst ensuring that the two main car parks are excellently managed, using available space nearest to the entrance first and ensuring cars are parked efficiently. Welcoming all visitors with a smile and be polite and direct them to the entrance and be vigilant of traffic flow in and out of the carpark and anticipate potential bottle necks. You will work as a team with your co-attendant and maintain radio contact at all times.

The hourly rate of pay is £6.54 – £9.50 per hour, dependent upon age.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. This role is based in Sidmouth, Devon – an area of outstanding natural beauty – This is a fixed-term variable hours contract starting 23rd July until 30 August 2021. Interviews to be held w/c 28th June.

Closing date for completed applications: Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

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