Northern Reserves Voluntary Trainee

We are looking for a trainee to assist our North Yorkshire Field Officer based in North Yorkshire to carry out practical conservation tasks, lead volunteer groups and assist with general reserve management work. If you would like to gain first-hand experience in practical conservation techniques and learn from our skilled and knowledgeable staff this role is perfect!

The role will be split between practical and office based tasks, with the majority of time spent in the field, gaining experience in habitat management activities, woodland and forestry operations – this includes for example, scrub clearance, wetland creation, invasive species removal, fence and gate repairs, clearance operations, ditch works and rubbish removal amongst a variety of other tasks.

If you love being outdoors and in the thick of nature and like working as part or a team, we’d love to hear from you. This role is for 12 months, 3 days a week and comes with a competitive training budget and travel expenses. The role based predominantly out on reserves near to York, Harrogate and Skipton.

Ideally, applicants would have access to a car as they will need to travel to sites across the area, not always on a public transport route. This roles is for 12 months, 3 days a week and are based predominately out on reserves.

Closing date: Wednesday 24th May 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 8th June at York

Start Date: July 2017

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