CJS Online: Environmental and Outdoor Education


A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

Environmental and Outdoor Education vacancies: interpretation, field work tutors, public engagement, adventure activities instructors also higher and further education roles.

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

Please remember to tell them that you saw their advertisement on CJS Online. Voluntary roles can be found here.

Seasonal Wardens for West Berkshire

Salary: £11.53 per hour (FTE £20,987 per annum)

Based at: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury

2 Wardens: 26 week fixed term contract (10 February to 10 August 2020)

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

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Senior Ranger

£21,500 to £23,500 depending on experience

Immediate start - Permanent position.

Based at Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ranger to join our dynamic team. Based at the Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve and Countryside Attraction with all the fantastic facilities and activities it has to offer, the purpose of the role will be twofold: to manage the daily requirements of the central hub of the site throughout the busy summer period, ensuring a great experience for our visitors.

  • Closing Date: 16/12/2019
  • Location: Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Environmental Education Countryside Ranger

35 hours per week

Salary:  £16,000 with accommodation provided

Based on our organic farm, the Magdalen Environmental Trust provides outdoor environmental education to children and adults, and therapeutic / respite opportunities to people with more complex needs.

Throughout the year, the role will include traditional Ranger activities of site care, countryside management and care of livestock, and also the provision of high quality environmental education to a range of visitors, but predominantly primary school children.

  • Closing Date: 24/11/2019
  • Location: Chard, Somerset.
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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Conservation Placements

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office

You will receive benefits including a bursary of £250 per month, a £480 training budget and a £500 completion bonus.

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you. We are looking for young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.

  • Delete Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Health Ranger

Location: Chester

Salary: £24,313 - £26,999 per annum, 37 hours per week

Would you like to inspire people to get active outdoors? Are you able to connect more people with nature on their doorstep for the health and wellbeing benefits it can bring? Can you develop innovative approaches to successfully attract the attention, interest and involvement of groups and individuals for whom engaging with nature may be unfamiliar territory?

  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Chester
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Great Out-tours Franchise

Salary: Up to £100 per hour
Location: Your home County / Country / Area

Become an owner of an award winning, pioneering outdoor franchise. A business opportunity to inspire children in the countryside within your own County/Country.

The Great Out-tours Limited are looking for people who are passionate about the great outdoors and inspiring the imaginative minds of children, using the school countryside stage. The Great Out-tours specialise in running after-school clubs, in-school workshops (complementing any existing countryside activities), weekend clubs and parties. We are expanding and looking to engage franchise partners throughout the United Kingdom.

  • Delete Date: 28/11/2019
  • Location: Throughout the United Kingdom
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Education Officer

Freelance, part-time, commencing Jan/Feb 2020

Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, York

Woodmeadow Trust is seeking a highly motivated individual to coordinate and deliver high quality outdoor educational activities at Three Hagges Woodmeadow.  The successful candidate will build relationships with local schools, develop and deliver curriculum-linked activities and develop and expand our outdoor education programme.  

  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, York
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutor

Field Studies Council


The Field Studies Council (FSC) is the UK’s leading charity sector provider of outdoor environmental education.  Much of our work is based at our Field Centres, which have an international reputation for high standards of school and university teaching and associated facilities. 

FSC West Group of centres is looking for self-employed Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors to support our work in the delivery of adventurous activities and / or academic fieldwork and environmental education to a wide-ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All Through First-hand Experience’. 

  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: West Region
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Nature Friendly Schools Officer x 2

£26200 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

12 month Fixed Term Contract

35 hours per week

Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? Do you want to make a positive difference to mental health and wellbeing of young people and children?

We are seeking to appoint a Nature Friendly Schools Officer at both Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster. The post holder will lead on delivery of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust element of this exciting national project working with primary schools in the West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire region.

  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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