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Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustBlashford Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement (unpaid)

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the two counties.  For more than 50 years we have protected wildlife and inspired others to love nature.


We are looking for someone keen to enter a career in conservation based education and/or practical conservation management to join our team at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve for six months from September 2018.


The successful applicant will assist with:

  • practical conservation work to maintain and/or improve habitats, practical estate work to maintain and/or improve public access and wildlife surveying.
  • delivery of environmental education and guided walks to groups and visitors at Blashford Lakes under the supervision of the education staff.
  • day to day running of the centre and nature reserve, helping to develop and promote the education and interpretation of the nature reserve.


The post will be unpaid, but you will be provided with in-house training and gain a wealth of experience in these areas of work.  You are asked to make a commitment to volunteering with the Trust over a six-month period (3 to 5 days per week), but the specific details of this can be negotiable.


Due to the nature of the work this role is for over 18s only and subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


Duration: Six months from September 2018, up to 5 days per week.

Location:  Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve, near Ringwood, Hampshire.


Application deadline:  12pm, Wednesday 15th August 2018

Interview Date:  4th September 2018 (invitation to interview by 22nd August)


We require completed application forms.  Please download an application form and further job details here, or request one by email to recruitment@hiwwt.org.uk, or by telephoning 01489 774400.


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