Voluntary Reserves Officer
The Wildife Trust BCN Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Ad expires in 3 weeks Fixed Term Entry Level Full Time, Part Time
One based in Bedfordshire, four based in Cambridgeshire, four based in Northamptonshire
A Voluntary Reserves Officer role is suitable for someone looking to begin a career in practical wildlife conservation. Successful candidates will assist the reserves team in managing the Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves including habitat management of grassland, wetland and woodland sites and access maintenance. The majority of their time will be spent on physical work on reserves, there will also be opportunities to work with and lead volunteer work parties and assist with surveying and monitoring. They will receive formal training and certification in first aid, use of brushcutters and chainsaws, as well as a programme of in-house training and free places on Wildlife Trust training workshops. An ideal candidate would be able to commit to 3-5 days per week for 9-12 months. Applicants should be capable of using power tools and machinery and enjoy days of physical work outdoors in all weathers. Good team working skills and an ability to be self-motivated are essential. Some previous experience of practical conservation work would be an advantage. Travel expenses are available.
CVs not accepted, application forms only.
For more details and an application form please click on ‘More Info’ below.
Application deadline 12 noon Friday 14 July 2017
Interviews will be in the fortnight beginning 24 July 2017
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