Voluntary Opportunities

 

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Countryside, conservation and ecology full and part time voluntary placements including wildlife work and environmental education, updated weekly.

This week's additions are below or go straight to your chosen sector.

 

Administration, support and IT.administration and office support roles including IT.
Arboricultureworking with and for trees, woodland and in forestry, includes tree nursery.
Community and Volunteerscountryside and greenspace community work, e.g. helping with allotments or with a green gym, managing other volunteers and similar.
Countrysidecountryside work, ranger / warden type posts includes all practical and countryside conservation and management
Ecologyecology and biodiversity including fieldwork, scientific research and projects
Environmental and Outdoor Educationenvironmental education, field studies and work with children and young people 
Horticulturehorticulture, gardening, permaculture and manual estate work
Publicity and FundraisingPublic relations, marketing and membership tasks includes social media
Rights of Wayaccess and all public rights of way related work.
Visitor Managementvisitor engagement & events management
Wildlife Work and Animal Careanimal and wildlife work, including interpretation also animal care e.g. wildlife hospital and animal rehabilitation and some agricultural roles

 

Voluntary opportunities with an occasional commitment requirement e.g. a few hours a week, one or two days a month.

Find vacancies close to home. Click here.

 

In Depth Features. An index of articles about volunteering from CJS Focus editions dating back to 2005. Articles cover both participant and co-ordinator points of view. The adverts will most likely have closed for applications but the contact organisations can proof be useful. Click here.

 

Please remember to contact only the organisation or person mentioned in the ASK section and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS.              Explanation of the headings here.


Vacancies advertised w/b: 11/12



Cost-free Ecology Course

Canary Islands: one week Feb 2018.

Survey skills, species identification, CV and interview skills.  

Airfares, tuition and accommodation provided by registered charity Operation New World if you are aged 20 – 25 without a fulltime job.


  • Closing Date: 31/12/2017
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Region: International
  • Posted: 21/11/2017


 


Other Useful Information.

If you are unable to commit to a long term placement but would still like to do a little voluntary work have a look at the Pratical Work Days page which has details of specific tasks occurring over one or two days.

For possible sources of funding have a look at the Grants and Funding page.

For some suggestions on how to enter the countryside sector and pointers on how to get your perfect post read our Helpful Hints guide.


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KEY: Quick reference

JOB title

BE4 [Closing date ie Apply BEfore:] IV if given is the interview date

LOCation

PAY rate [usually zero for volunteers but any benefits are detailed here]

FOR [name of employer organisation]

DEScription [of the job] BUT [they require applicants to have the following:] ASK [for further details and/or application form from:]


Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.