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Logo: Shropshire Wildlife TrustLooking to kick start your career into the environment sector?


Shropshire Wildlife Trust is offering three voluntary traineeships: Hedgehog Officer (Engagement), Conservation (Reserves Management) and Species Monitoring (Surveying).  A training budget of £1,500 is available.


Each voluntary traineeship is three days a week for 12 months. You will gain practical experience and training that will boost your chances of successfully gaining paid employment on completion.


About Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation of Shropshire's wildlife and wild places.  The Trust plays an important role in providing information and education for all ages on how to observe, enjoy and protect wildlife.


Growing Confidence Project

These traineeships are being funded by the Growing Confidence partnership project which includes Fields Studies Council and Fordhall Farm landscape initiative. This project provides activity to engage children and young people aged 11-25 with their local environment. It will allow those with environmental interest to progress to a level appropriate to their aspirations. In is one of a portfolio of projects supported under Big Lottery Fundís Bright Green Futures programme run by the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts..  


About the role and person

We expect this part time (3 days a week), voluntary role to commence in January 2020 for one year. The days available are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.


This is a traineeship that would suit:

  • Someone on a sandwich period of a higher education qualification
  • A newly qualified graduate with an environmental qualification
  • Someone seeking a career change into nature conservation.


The Closing Date is 5th December 2019 at 5pm.


To find out more and apply for our traineeships see https://www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs


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