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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday.  Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.   

If you are interested in a particular ad, please respond directly to the advertiser and not to CJS.  

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Logo: North York Moors National ParkNorth York Moors National Park

Head of Education and Youth Engagement

Starting salary £27.4-£30.5k with potential progression to £34k

We have an opportunity to widen our activities and engage with more young people in different ways, as well as through formal education.  We are looking for a skilled and inspiring person to lead the team. The role will involve a mix of managing and developing the service we already provide and initiating new opportunities for engaging with more young people in creative and innovative ways.

Closing Date: 21/12/16

Sector: Education

Region: North East

Posted: 2/12/16


Logo: Monmouthshire County CouncilMonmouthshire County Council

Rights of Way Field Officer (Part Time) Permanent (RCO 07)

Salary: BAND F scp 25 – 29 = £22,434 to £25,694 pro rata         

Hours: 18.5 Per Week

 The post holder will be responsible for works to maintain and enhance the 1,656 kilometre network of public rights of way in Monmouthshire. You will inspect, consult on and carry out maintenance and improvements.  You will supervise and prioritise contracts and the work of the Rights of Way Field Wardens and Assistant Wardens, ensuring that the public rights of way network and the beautiful landscapes of Monmouthshire can be enjoyed safely by all.

Closing Date: 16/12/16

Sector: Countryside / Rights of Way

Region: Wales

Posted: 2/12/16


Wildwood Trust

Park Manager (full time post)

Function: Managing the Wildwood Escot Animal Park

Salary:      £25,000 to £35,000 (dependent on skills and experience)

We are seeking an experienced Park Manager to develop our new British Wildlife visitor centre at Escot Park in Devon. The Park Manager will manage operations, specific projects & day to day commercial activity as Wildwood expands and develops the park. Reporting to the Chief Executive, with a remit to develop, exploit and manage all secondary spend opportunities whilst ensuring that the Park is running smoothly and efficiently.

Closing Date: 3/1/17

Sector: Management / Visitor

Region: South West

Posted: 2/12/16


Logo: National TrustVisitor Experience Manager

Salary: £25,587 per annum

Contract: Permanent full time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Baggy Point, Moor Lane, Croyde, Devon, EX33 1PA

The North Devon coast - beautiful places to experience tranquillity, adventurous activities and wildlife, all at your own pace. You will love, enjoy and care for North Devon as much as we do.

This pivotal role will lead our teams not only in delivering excellent customer service, but through inspiring people to become members of the National Trust because of the significant work we do.

Closing Date: 1/1/17

Sector: Countryside / Management / Visitor

Region: South West

Posted: 2/12/16


Logo: RSPBAdvisory Project Officer

Location:  UK Headquarters, Sandy, Beds.

Salary:  £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Basis:  22.5 hours per week – 1 year contract.

You will oversee the development and delivery of a UK-wide learning resource for RSPB staff undertaking advisory work. Working with stakeholders across our Operations and Conservation Directorates and our Learning and Development Department, you will deliver a functional and modular resource that provides up to date information about key sectors for our advisors. You will be responsible for organising focus groups, content collation and resources.

Closing Date: 16/12/16

Sector: Advisory / Management

Region: South

Posted: 1/12/16



Two Members, Welsh Government

Closing Date: 6/1/17

Sector: Public

Region: Wales

Posted: 1/12/16


Logo: Tyler GrangeGraduate Ecologist - Initially a 6 month contract

Location: UK wide, Birmingham, Crewe and Leeds centric

Salary: £18-£21,000K (pro rata)

Our busy ecology team requires a number graduate ecologists to assist from March for 6 months. The successful applicants would be managed by our Associate from the London office however they will be working on sites throughout the UK. The role will involve a wide variety of survey work, together with reporting based activities including data searches, data analysis and providing various project support to consultants.

Delete Date: 4/1/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands / North East / North West

Posted: 1/12/16


Logo: Wildlife Trust, Lancashire, Manchester and N MerseysideAssistant Community Project Officer

Part time - 30 hours per week.

£15,200 per annum

This is a fixed term contract until December 2017

This is a partnership project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and aims to enhance and update data on Local Wildlife Sites into the future; Provide advice to landowners and managers to ensure that Local Wildlife Sites are protected for the future; Make a collection of accurate records sustainable into the future; Raise awareness and value of Local Wildlife Sites; Create a well-supported group of wildlife ambassadors for these sites who are equipped with the skills to carry on this essential work into the futures.

Closing Date: 13/12/16

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: North West

Posted: 1/12/16


Kehoe Countryside Ltd

Countryside Estate Warden and Estate Worker

£18000.00- £22000.00 depending on experience

Kehoe countryside LTD is looking for a countryside estate warden in Penrhos Coastal Park, Holyhead, North Wales and an estate worker based near Llanllechid, Bangor, Gwynedd.

As Park Warden, you will be responsible for the day to day management of a country park on the outskirts of Holyhead, Anglesey. This job is demanding and extremely rewarding.

In this wide ranging,“hands-on” role you will be responsible for the day to day tasks in the park.

Delete Date: 4/1/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 30/11/16


Logo: Gloucestershire Widllife TrustEvents and Education Assistants

Fixed term appointments for 7 months

Cotswolds – 21 hours per week

Gloucester – 14 hours per week

Salary £15,379 pro-rata

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust are looking to appoint two Education and Events Assistants to support community engagement work on projects in Gloucester and the Cotswolds. One assistant will be based at our head office at Robinswood Hill in Gloucester and one will be based at our Greystones Farm nature reserve in Bourton on the Water. Working hours are flexible and will be agreed with successful candidates to fit in around other commitments. These are exciting opportunities to get involved in two of our successful projects, developing resources and running environmental education sessions, events and activities.

Closing Date: 9/1/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Education / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 30/11/16


Logo: RSPBSenior Policy Officer – Brexit

Location: UK Headquarters, Sandy.

Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis:  Full time – permanent position

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the RSPB group leading the development and co-ordination of the RSPB's policy and advocacy strategy to influence the Brexit negotiation and associated domestic policy choices.  The successful candidate must be able to provide leadership within the RSPB, and with coalition partners in the EU and across the UK, on advocacy to achieve challenging objectives on the Brexit negotiation and associated legislative and policy processes (including in the devolved countries). 

Closing Date: 19/12/16

Sector: Policy

Region: South

Posted: 30/11/16


Job of the Day: Tuesday 29 November

Project Leader - Desmond Family Canoe Trail with Canal & River Trust

Logo: Canal & River Trust


Logo: Gloucestershire Widllife TrustGloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Senior Reserves Manager - South

Salary circa £30,000 plus pension and life insurance

Permanent full-time contract

We are looking for an exemplary land manager who can ensure that sound evidence is put into action, resulting in best practice across our managed estate especially around conservation grazing and grassland management.

Closing Date: 20/12/16

Sector: Countryside / Advisory

Region: South

Posted: 29/11/16


BH Sporting Ltd

Gardener Required

Gardener required for an important estate in the Scottish Borders. The large gardens comprise an area of formal garden, kitchen garden, orangery, green house and large estate grounds. The gardens are evolving so this is an exciting opportunity for a professional gardener or a young person interested to develop within the horticultural industry.

Delete Date: 27/12/16

Sector: Horticulture

Region: Scotland

Posted: 29/11/16


Logo: English HeritageEnglish Heritage

Head Gardener

Circa £28,000 - £32,000 pa dependant on experience and skills

Permanent

Location: Kenwood House, Hampstead, London NW3 7JR

The beautiful Kenwood estate consists primarily of 112 acres of grass and woodland. You will lead the gardeners and contractors to ensure the highest standards of presentation and safety, and you will lead on historic restoration of the landscape.

Closing Date: 11/12/16

Sector: Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 29/11/16


logo: Neo EnvironmentalEcologist

Location: Belfast

Full Time 

Neo Environmental, are an environmental consultancy currently operating throughout the UK and Ireland. Due to an increased demand for our renewable energy, residential and infrastructural services, we are seeking to recruit an ecologist based at our Belfast office. We are preferably looking for someone with survey and professional report writing experience in the commercial sector.

Delete Date: 26/12/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: N Ireland

Posted:  28/11/16


BH Sporting Ltd

Experienced Estate Worker Required

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to take up an important role on a prestigious Highland Estate. This diverse estate comprises traditional sporting activities, a large fully staffed principal lodge, holiday lets of additional lodges as well as farming operations and forestry.  

Delete Date: 26/12/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted:  28/11/16


logo: Streatham Common Co-operativeStreatham Common Local Nature Reserve Projects and Volunteer Co-ordinator

The role is based on Streatham Common, South London

Part time contract

The Streatham Common Co-operative (SCCoop) is a social enterprise owned by the local community www.sccoop.org.uk . We have been managing the Rookery, a Grade 2 Heritage Listed garden on Streatham Common for 18 months. We are a forward thinking and innovative organisation, with a passion for our work. We are now at the next exciting stage of our development.

Closing Date: 16/12/16

Sector: Project / Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted:  28/11/16


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 25 November includes 52 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

Adverts are included for one week only, there are more adverts in previous editions.


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 28/11/16 

Visitor Experience Residential Volunteer Intern, RSPB Scotland (16/1)

Voluntary Work Placement – Ecological Planning Advisory, Surrey Wildlife Trust (13/12)

Living Seas Volunteer, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (29/1)

Volunteer Schools Explainers & Garden Explainers, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (16/1)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week 

14/12/2016 Volunteer Habitat Management Day & again on 25/1/17 at Tottenham Marshes, London, N17 0XD organised by Froglife with Lee Valley Regional Park.

28/12/2016 Volunteer Habitat Management Day on Rammey Marsh, Enfield, EN3 6JH being run by Froglife with Lee Valley Regional Park.

Inland Waterways Association has added the December dates for workdays across the canal network, many events in the Midlands but also in the North West, Anglia & the South. Work ranges from clearing storm damage through painting to scrub bashing.

 


Logo: PGLField Studies Instructors – Osmington Bay, Weymouth, Dorset; Little Canada, Wootton, Isle of Wight

Experienced staff can earn £11,575-15,724pa. Meals and accommodation available.

Apprentice roles are also available at £158.60 per week, plus free meals. Accommodation available.

We offer seasonal contracts with flexible lengths, starting in December and January.

PGL is the UK's leading provider of residential activity holidays and study courses for young people.

Our beautiful activity centres on the Dorset coast and on the Isle of Wight have vacancies for Field Studies Instructors.

Delete Date: 20/12/16

Sector: Environmental Education

Region: South

Posted:  25/11/16


Logo: The Wildlife Trust Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, NorthamptonshireBiodiversity Network Officer

Location: Bedford

Salary: £17,000-£20,000 (pro-rata if part time) based on experience

Hours: Negotiable full or part time (minimum 22.5 hours up to 37.5 hours per week)

The Biodiversity Recording and Monitoring Centre (BRMC) is the Local Environmental Records Centre for Bedfordshire & Luton.  We collect, collate and manage information about the natural environment across the county. We are looking for someone with proven IT skills to maintain and develop our main databases and spatial information systems to provide efficient access to biodiversity information locally, and explore new software and technology to provide new ways of delivering the BRMC’s core aims.

Closing Date: 19/12/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 25/11/16


Logo: RSPBSite Manager – Old Hall Marshes

Location:  Old Hall Marshes Reserve, Essex.

Salary:  £29,507 to £31,966 per annum.

Basis:  Full time – permanent position.

Do you have a passion for wildlife? Do you want to help protect one of the UK’s most unique places for nature? We are currently looking for an energetic, dynamic and experienced manager to lead the small team at RSPB Old Hall Marshes to continue delivering for people and wildlife.  

Closing Date: 5/1/17

Sector: Management / Visitors /  Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 24/11/16


Logo: South West Lakes TrustCountryside and Angling Warden - Exmoor

Salary: £16,016 per annum

Hours: 40 Hours per week

As an essential part of the Trust’s broader countryside team, based at Wimbleball Lake, you will contribute to the high standard of maintenance and continued improvements to this stunning reservoir nestled in the Exmoor hills. Delivery of practical conservation work and excellent customer services are an essential part of the role and, through your efforts, our visitors will feel welcome and have outstanding and inspirational experiences.

Closing Date: 9/12/16

Sector: Countryside / Volunteers / Visitors

Region: South West

Posted: 24/11/16


Logo: FPCRFPCR is an independent multidisciplinary consultancy with over 100 staff integrating ecology, masterplanning, landscape design, arboriculture and architecture. We are one of the largest ecological consultancies in the UK with a team of over 60 ecologists. FPCR work with a wide variety of clients working on small and large-scale projects (including residential, employment, renewable energy, infrastructure and mineral related) as well as working with local planning authorities, Natural England, English Heritage and other bodies on conservation-based projects.

We are seeking enthusiastic Senior Ecologists to join our busy ecology department at our head office in the East Midlands near Derby and our South East office in Dorking, Surrey. With a strong emphasis on Phase 1 habitat and botanical skills, you will have a solid grounding in protected species work.

Delete Date: 20/12/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands / South

Posted: 24/11/16


Logo: EcosulisExperienced Arborist – Slough/Windsor

Ecosulis are seeking an experienced Arborist who takes pride in their work and have interest in habitat management to benefit wildlife. You will be required to assist with a range of work, including tree felling and vegetation clearance. You may also be required to help with site maintenance and some wetland improvement work for an exciting project opportunity located near Windsor and Slough.

Delete Date: 20/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted:  23/11/16


Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustSecrets of the Solent Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Salary £28,000 pa pro rata; part-time 21 hours per week; maternity cover up to 30th November 2017; based at Curdridge, near Botley, Hampshire

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust have secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a 4-year project focused on the marine protection areas within the Solent and its surrounding waters. The Secrets of the Solent project aims to ensure that our unique Solent and South Wight marine protection areas are understood, appreciated and cared for in the same way as our National Parks.

The aim of this post is to lead and co-ordinate the development phase of the Secrets of the Solent project for submission to the HLF Heritage Grants programme.  The Project Manager will build on previous work to develop a high-quality, well supported four year delivery phase which will form the basis of the application to HLF. The role will be required to build strong working relationships with a range of stakeholder groups including sea-users, marine organisations, local authorities and local communities. The role will also work with a wide range of HIWWT specialist staff.

Closing Date: 15/12/16

Sector: Engagement / Management

Region: South

Posted:  23/11/16


Logo: RSPBWildlife Recording Assistant

Location:  Skinflats Reserve, Falkirk.

Salary:  £16,504 to £17,880 per annum pro rata.

Basis:  22.5 hours per week – 1 year contract.

The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI) is working to conserve, enhance and share the diverse heritage of the Inner Forth area between 2014 and 2018. Would you like to join our team for 12 months as a trainee? We are looking for an individual who has a passion for nature, the ability to share this with others and an interest in supporting the development of wildlife recording in the landscape.

Delete Date: 4/1/17

Sector: Community / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted:  23/11/16


Logo: RSPBSenior Policy Officer

Based at RSPB Wales Headquarters Cardiff or Bangor Office

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled advocate in the Wales Conservation team, who will be a passionate and effective champion for the change nature needs.

Closing Date: 11/12/16

Sector: Policy

Region: Wales

Posted:  22/11/16


Logo: Pryor & Rickett Silviculture

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic and accomplished forestry management firm as an

Experienced Forest Manager

in a new SE England Area Office.

Remuneration package flexible to match experience, and will include the private use of a company vehicle and entry into the company’s pension scheme.

Following continued expansion and growth, we are seeking a motivated forestry manager with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to deliver a client-focused woodland management service throughout South East England.

Closing Date: 16/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 22/11/16


Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park AuthorityVolunteers Development Officer

Based at Colvend, Grassington

Full-time Band D - £19,239 - £23,166 per annum (with possible progression to £27,394 per annum).

We are looking for someone to help us develop and coordinate the Authority’s volunteer services including our long-term volunteers (Dales Volunteers). The post-holder will work alongside our teams to expand volunteering across all our work programmes and co-ordinate all aspects of volunteering including the development of broad strategies and action plans to help build capacity. 

Closing Date: 7/12/16

Sector: Volunteer Management

Region: North East

Posted: 22/11/16


logo: BBOWTEnvironmental Education Officer (Oxon)

Salary: £20,172

Contract: One year fixed term contract (starting Feb 2017) / Full time

Based:  Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, near Didcot, Oxon

We are looking for an outgoing and knowledgeable educator to join our Oxfordshire team. The team’s operational remit is broad, and includes nature reserve management, environmental education, community and urban wildlife projects, landscape ecology and wider countryside initiatives, and planning and development advice. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in our thriving environmental education centre that has arisen from a forthcoming staff secondment.

Closing Date: 12/12/16

Sector: Environmental Education / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 21/11/16


logo: RSPBJob title:  Conservation Advisor – Turtle Dove

Location:  Blean Woods Office, Kent.

Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum.

Basis:  Full time – fixed term position-  up to 31/03/2020.

Do you want to help the RSPB improve the conservation status of one of the UKs most rapidly declining migrants? We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and committed individual to deliver an important and exciting programme of work to protect, conserve, improve, restore and create important habitats for Turtle Doves in the UK.

The South East England Conservation Team, working closely with the RSPB Migrants Programme, is looking for someone with a passion for wildlife and a clear commitment to work with farmers, landowners and land managers across the region to implement effective solutions to help save turtle doves and other farm wildlife.

Closing Date: 16/12/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 21/11/16


logo: BBOWTSeasonal Wardens for West Berkshire  

Salary: £11.08 per hour (FTE £20,172)

Based at: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury and covering Snelsmore

3 Wardens: 25 week fixed term contract (13 February 2017 to 7 August 2017)

Working hours: 30 hours per week for the first 2 weeks, then an average of 25 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

The primary purpose of these three Seasonal Warden roles is to walk around Greenham and Crookham Commons and Snelsmore Common engaging with visitors, informing them about the common, heathland and its wildlife and encouraging them to keep to paths and to keep dogs under control during the bird-nesting season.

Closing Date: 12/12/16

Sector: Community / Countryside / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 21/11/16


Logo: Countryside Management ServiceCountryside Management Service

Partnership Projects Officer

County Hall, Hertford

£23,166 - £28,203 pa dependent on experience

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until 31/3/2018 (possible extension subject to funding)

Established in 1975 Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) was one of the first projects of its type in the UK. We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop land management projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation.  In this exciting environment, we are looking for an experienced, proactive person to join our county-wide Land Management Team covering a diverse area that extends from Cheshunt to the Chilterns.

Closing Date: 7/12/16

Sector: Community / Countryside / Management

Region: South

Posted: 21/11/16


Logo: Countryside Management ServiceCountryside Management Service

Projects Officer - Tree Health Network

County Hall, Hertford

£25,694 - £32,164 pa

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract to 31st March 2018

Established in 1975 Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) was one of the first projects of its type in the UK. We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation.

Closing Date: 7/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Community / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 21/11/16


Logo: The Conservation VolunteersProject Officer based in Tree Life Centre, Bristol

Salary: £18,000 per annum

This exciting role supports TCV in enabling people and communities to improve their health, prospects and outdoor places. We have an outstanding programme of activities at the Tree Life Centre, near Bristol and we want to build on this, creating a hub of activities that will grow the business and meet the needs of our diverse communities, existing and potential partners.
The role will continue to develop the visitor experience at the Tree Life Centre. You will be a strong team player with a can do attitude, bringing creativity and innovation to the team.
Candidates will need a knowledge of practical conservation and tree care, and be confident in talking to and helping diverse audiences.

Closing Date: 5/12/16

Sector: Community Engagement / Education / Volunteers

Region: South West

Posted: 21/11/16


button: CJS Focus now published 

24 pages in total, the lead article from Natural England (on behalf of the Outdoor Recreation Network) discusses nature based interventions for mental health and wellbeing. Access to nature for dementia sufferers has been studied by Alison Irving who is now carrying out a 3 year project with RSPB. The Sensory Trust describes some ways of engaging the senses outdoors and Heritage Insider suggests that improving accessibility can benefit all visitors. Black Environment Network gives us some ideas of how countryside sites can encourage the BAME community to get outdoors; Natural Resources Wales profile their highly successful Come Outside! model. Surrey Choices works with volunteers with learning disabilities to manage public spaces. The barriers encountered by disabled people when trying to access to the countryside from Phil Chambers & the pony driven transport from Pony Axe S helping people in wheelchairs to access country paths. ’Active Cairngorms’ campaign from Cairngorms NPA is increasing participation in outdoor activities.  Read it here

 


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/11/16

Research Assistant / Intern Co-ordinator, Sea Watch Foundation (8/1)

Voluntary Education & Outreach Assistants, Quay, Ceredigion, West Wales

Research Intern Opportunity, Sea Watch Foundation (15/1)

Volunteer Country Park Ranger (Visitor Engagement) x 2, Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (9/12)

Volunteers (Black Park, Langley Park, Denham Park), Buckinghamshire County Council

Event Volunteers – Cefn Ila, Woodland Trust

Woodland Story Gathering, Woodland Trust

Skomer Island Long Term Volunteers, The Wildlife Trust Of South & West Wales (16/1)

Skomer Island Seabird Monitoring Volunteer, The Wildlife Trust Of South & West Wales (16/1)

Humberhead Levels Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (9/1)

Swanwick Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust(16/12)

Office Volunteer, Steel Valley Project (13/1)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Logo: Derby CollegeTrainer/Assessor – Arboriculture

Salary: £ 22,274 per annum

37 Hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Base: Broomfield Hall, Morley, Derbyshire

Based in our excellent Arboriculture department at Broomfield Hall you will perform the role of trainer/assessor, undertaking work-based assessment and delivering national qualifications and other learning programmes within a variety of settings, ensuring achievement of agreed performance and quality targets. You will be expected to strive to maintain above average success rates in all areas, using innovation within your teaching and assessing and utilising e-learning opportunities where appropriate.  Here at Derby College, we believe in providing lessons which you would like to attend and like to encourage all staff to provide students with a great range of learning opportunities.

Closing Date: 4/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Education

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/11/16


Logo: Natural EnglandNNR Reserve Manager/Volunteering Advisor – Marches Mosses BogLIFE Project Natural England, Shropshire

Salary £20,500   Full time 5 year Fixed Term until Oct 2021

The Marches Mosses BogLIFE project is a five year project running from 1 October 2016 to 31 December 2021. This post will be part of a team aiming to restore Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses and Wem Moss NNRs near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales. The LIFE project is led by Natural England working in a partnership with Natural Resources Wales and the Shropshire Wildlife Trust.

Closing Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Management / Volunteering

Region: Midlands / Wales

Posted: 18/11/16


Logo: Small WoodsSmall Woods Recruiting

Woodland Management & Membership Officer

A rare opportunity at the Small Woods Association to play a key role for both the organisation and for our members. The role will focus on woodland management policy, project organisation and services to members.  You will be conversant with the range of issues related to multi-objective woodland management.

Closing Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Management

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/11/16


Logo: RSPBCommunications Project Manager – Sherwood Forest

Location: Home based within reasonable travel distance to Sherwood, alternative use of RSPB Birmingham Office as required.

Salary:  £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Basis:  Full Time – Fixed Term – 3 years.

We are looking for a Communications professional with proven skills in developing media and communication plans, brand development and creative content to support the opening and operation of Sherwood Forests brand new multi-million pound Visitor facilities.

Closing Date: 14/12/16

Sector: Publicity / Visitor Services

Region: Midlands

Posted: 17/11/16


Logo: John Muir TrustJohn Muir Award Scotland Inclusion Manager

Salary: £26,000 to £27,000 (depending on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

Location: Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire Full time Three-year fixed term contract

The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. With funding support from Scottish Natural Heritage and The Robertson Trust, we are recruiting a Scotland Inclusion Manager as part of an existing staff team to promote and develop the John Muir Award throughout Scotland.

Closing Date: 7/12/16

Sector: Publicity / Engagement

Region: Scotland

Posted: 17/11/16


Logo: Forestry Commission EnglandForest Craftsperson

Kielder Forest  

£19,750 - £20,930

To work with other Forest Craftspersons to maintain and enhance the Forestry Commission Estate.

Closing Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: North East

Posted: 17/11/16


Logo: The Conservation VolunteersThe Conservation Volunteers - The Community Volunteering Charity. Join in, feel good

Operations Leader based in Doncaster

Salary: circa £28,000 per annum

The role is offered at working 35 hours per week.

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places. We are looking for an experienced Operations Leader with a passion for connecting communities and green spaces. As well as leading an existing team to manage this green space, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a range of volunteering and community activities that will increase the amount of activity which TCV delivers and the number of people who will benefit from these sites.

Closing Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Management / Volunteering

Region: North East

Posted: 17/11/16


Logo: Oxfordshire County CouncilEcologist Planner
£29,033 - £31,288 per annum

Work location – County Hall, Oxford
37 hours per week, Permanent 
Oxfordshire County Council are seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced ecologist to oversee the ecological planning function with the council.

Closing Date: 4/12/16

Sector: Ecology / Advisory

Region: South

Posted: 15/11/16


Logo: Cheshire WoodlandsSenior Arboricultural Consultant

The post hours are 40 per week and office hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. You will be based at our office in Macclesfield and will spend some of your time visiting client’s properties with occasional overnight stays away.

Our arboricultural consultancy practice serves a wide range of clients mostly in the north-west and north midlands of England, providing a wide range of arboricultural and urban forestry services.

The post holder will provide specialist advice and expert evidence on a wide range of tree related issues including urban forestry, pre-planning tree surveys and reports, tree risk assessments, post-subsidence assessment, assessment of tree stability, woodland management and diagnosis of tree disease and ill-health.

Delete Date: 13/12/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: North West

Posted: 15/11/16


Lochranza Centre -Isle of Arran

Field Studies & Activities Instructor

We are a residential Outdoor Education Centre on the fantastic Isle of Arran of the West Coast of Scotland. We are looking for motivated & enthusiastic graduates to join our small team. We look after up to 75 students a week from across the UK, teaching Field Studies & activities outdoors & in the classroom. If you are comfortable in the great outdoors under challenging conditions, if you are adaptable to change & relish a challenge, we could be the place for you.

Delete Date: 13/12/16

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 15/11/16


Watchtree Nature Reserve Carlisle

Access and Recreation Assistant

We welcomed over 24,000 people in 2016, a 40% increase on last year’s total. Such an increase results in a growing workload and we are now looking for a new team member. This new role will primarily be to assist our current Access and Recreation Officer; however, there will be specific priorities within the role for volunteer leadership, the delivery of estate and habitat management and programme development in areas such as Education and Events.

Delete Date: 12/12/16

Sector: Countryside / Education / Engagement

Region: North West

Posted: 14/11/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/11/16

Vet & Vet Nurse Volunteer vacancies, The Wildlife Aid Foundation

Volunteers, Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Expedition Base Camp Manager, Volunteer 4 Africa

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All Volunteer Adverts Here


Logo: Warwickshire Wildlife TrustTrainee Opportunities

We are looking for eleven trainees to make a Wilder Career Choice. The project will give you the skills required by today’s nature conservationists – practical habitat management, ecological surveying, environmental education and the ability to engage with volunteers and the public.

Each traineeship will last for one year and trainees will receive a bursary of £9000. As well as the in-house training you will receive, you will be allocated a significant budget for external training which can be tailored to your needs. Positions are available with Wildlife Trusts in Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire & Rutland and Wyre Community Land Trust.

Delete Date: 9/12/16

Sector: Ecology / Education / Community

Region: Midlands

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 11/11/16


logo: Peak District National ParkEstate Maintenance Worker

£14,514 to £14,975 per year, pro rata

Are you looking for an opportunity to take your first step into countryside management work?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic person to help look after our Trails, Warslow estate, woodlands and other recreational facilities. 

Delete Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 10/11/16


Logo: RSPBProject Manager – Nature Friendly Farmers Network

Location: RSPB Headquarters, Sandy, Beds.

Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum.

Basis:  Full time – Fixed term position – 12 months.

You will oversee the development of a UK-wide project which will bring together farmers who are passionate about wildlife and keen to engage in the development of policies that support wildlife and the farmers who help it to flourish. You will be developing this key strand of our agriculture work across four countries. 

Closing Date: 8/12/16

Sector: Community Engagement / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 8/11/16


The online Volunteer section now includes 39 adverts from CJS Focus on Volunteering in September still within date and open for applications. 

13 Focus adverts are now included in the Full or part time Volunteering section, view all online at http://c-js.co.uk/VolPlacements  

26 Focus adverts are now included in the Regular & Occasional Volunteering section, view all online at http://c-js.co.uk/CJSRegularVols


logo: Waverley Borough CouncilWaverley Borough Council

Countryside Ranger

Salary: Starting salary – £24,698 per annum

Location: Godalming - Surrey

Contract: Permanent            

Working as part of the Parks and Countryside team, you will plan and implement a range of projects and work activities that protect and conserve countryside sites; ranging from conservation management, work planning and delivery, monitoring of works and assisting in the delivery of the Councils tree risk policy.

Closing Date: 5/12/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 8/11/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 7/11/16

Bird Monitoring Assistant, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (7/12)

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Logo: The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and NorthamptonshireNene Wetlands Manager

The Nene Wetlands manager will lead a multi-disciplinary team of staff and volunteers who will support each other in making the Nene Wetlands, one of the most important wildlife areas in Northamptonshire, a success both for nature, for people and the Trust.

You will oversee the Rushden Lakes visitor centre (opening in summer 2017) and its integrated operation as part of the Nene Wetlands ensuring that targets are achieved for retail income, Wildlife Trust membership and people engagement.  You will need significant experience of visitor centre operations, including provision of an excellent visitor experience and high quality customer service.

Closing Date: 9/12/16

Sector: Community / Management / Volunteers

Region: Midlands

Posted: 4/11/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 31/10/16

Education Officer, TCV

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Work Days advertised in the last week

 Keep Wales Tidy has promoted it’s workdays in November across Wales.

The Inland waterways Association has plenty of workdays running to improve the waterway environment. Look for something in your area.

Every Tuesday (10am - 1pm) & Wednesday (11am - 2pm) Don Catchment Rivers Trust carries out conservation volunteering in South

Yorkshire


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