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Assistant Ecology Volunteer Officer

Salary: Up to £24,491 pa depending on experience.

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Flexible

Location: Tyland Barn Visitor Centre and Nature Park, Sandling, Maidstone Kent ME14 3BD

 

To develop, increase and support volunteers involved in ecological data collection across the county, working alongside the Conservation and People Engagement teams.

 

The Job:  The post holder will work closely with the Project lead in delivering the Natureís Sure Connected project. Natureís Sure Connected will build Kent Wildlife Trustís capacity to deliver biodiversity monitoring at the landscape scale. We already deliver monitoring on our reserves and Local Wildlife Sites; this project will enable us to understand the state of our wildlife and the impact of our conservation activities in the wider landscape.

 

This post will use to the full a broad mixture of skills built on wide, hands-on experience of working with volunteer groups to gather ecological data. The post holder will play a key part in ensuring that volunteers are recruited, trained, supported and engaged, to help us develop and test a new biodiversity monitoring system.  Youíll be working toward helping these volunteer groups to be self-managing and self-sustaining in the future and helping to plot their journey with Kent Wildlife Trust.

 

You:  You will be a competent field ecologist and engaging volunteer developer.

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals.  We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation.

 

Contact details:    To find out more and apply click here

If you wish to discuss this post, please telephone Paul Tinsley-Marshall on 01622 357809

Closing Date: Mid-day on Monday 10th December

Interview Date: Monday 17th December

 

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