Practical Conservation Trainee – Kingfisher Trail

The aim of the Kingfisher Trail Trainee is to provide an individual with the opportunity to learn the principles of conservation management, general project management skills and the importance of working with communities; whilst undertaking a paid placement in Environmental Conservation.

The trainee will benefit from working across different sites along the Kingfisher Trail, supported by members of our team to undertake a range of practical conservation works, recruit and support volunteers, support local community groups, engage with the general public, support and deliver education sessions / community events and participate and lead surveys.

This trainee post is part of a programme of priority projects that will establish a network for nature across the county, funded through the Green Recovery Challenge Fund and managed by the Greater Manchester Environment Fund. Whilst being focused on the Kingfisher Trail, the trainee will work alongside other GRCF projects and trainees in GM; producing a portfolio demonstrating their new skills and a personal project report as well as co-ordinating a trainee led knowledge sharing event / celebration.

How to Apply

Further details including a full Job Description can be found on our website:

Please review the Job Description before you apply.

Should you be interested in this position, please complete the Application Form and Diversity Monitoring Form and return your application before the closing date stated below.

(CV’s will not be considered –   No Agencies)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications Is:  Wednesday 10 March 2021

Interviews:  W/c 15 March 2021

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Key Information


National Minimum Wage


Lancashire Wildlife Trust


Fixed Term


Part Time


Entry Level




Bolton, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

10th March 2021 at 11:45pm