Category: Volunteering Opportunities

17 Jan
12:01 pm

Volunteering Opportunity- Treasurer- South Devon Branch

The South Devon Branch has an opportunity for a volunteer with interest in handling accounts/finances, as Treasurer of this successful Branch of the Society. Support will be freely given if interested.

The role of Treasurer includes the following key aspects;

  • Having an outgoing and friendly personality to engage with members of the public at indoor meetings
  • Collecting entry fees at indoor meetings
  • Paying invoices for hire of the Courtenay Centre
  • Recording all transactions
  • Paying in funds to the Post Office/Lloyd’s Bank
  • Submitting a summary of accounts to Devon Birds Council for annual audit

Ideally, you will be available to attend all/most meetings which take place on the third Monday each month at the Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot TQ12 2QT at 7.30pm. We meet in the months of January, February, March, April, September, October and November.

If interested, please contact the Secretary Jeff Hacon,


4 Jan
3:07 pm

Devon Birds Record Committee Vacancy

After serving as a member of the Committee for six years, Pete Aley will be standing down at the end of 2022. Pete has been an active member of the Committee, and his consistent approach to assessing records has proved invaluable. The Society would like to thank him for his contribution over the past six years and wish him well in the future.
This means that there is a vacancy on Committee, no formal applications to fill these vacancies have been received. If any members wish to nominate themselves or other Devon Birds members please get in touch with the County Recorder. The Committee would particularly like to hear from female and younger members.
In addition, the role of associate member of the Committee, giving less experienced Devon Birds members an opportunity to get involved in, and learn about, the work of DBRC, hopefully encouraging wider participation and leading to a more diverse team.

For more information and/or an application form please contact: Kevin Rylands, County Recorder, email: