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logo: Yorkshire Dales Millennium TrustBee Together Project Officer

Full time | 2 Year Contract | £24,949 - £26,820


We’re looking for an experienced Project Officer with a passion for pollinators to deliver a new and exciting conservation project called Bee Together.


Bee Together aims to connect communities and landscapes to reverse the decline of wild pollinators, and in particular wild bees. This exciting new role will involve coordinating and delivering capital works and activity-based projects along the B-Line from Lancaster to Leeds - connecting communities to create pollinator superhighways.


We’re looking for someone with practical experience of meadow (or grassland) management and restoration methods so you can support the creation and management of community meadows, wildlife patches and other habitats that benefit pollinators and biodiversity. You’ll also need experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders including farmers, community groups, schools and volunteers to raise awareness and encourage people to take action for pollinators on community spaces, farmland and gardens.


Some of the key activities will include:

Creating and managing habitats. Giving advice, support and training in the creation and management of pollinator-friendly gardens and nesting areas. Delivering community activities such as pollinator monitoring and collecting wildflower seed. Roadshow Buzzstops community events around installations of bee structures and nest boxes. Creating volunteer opportunities such as Bee Champions. Delivering training courses and opportunities like habitat management and creation, pollinator identification and maintenance of bee structures for bee health.


logo: Heritage Lottery Fund - lottery fundedThis role is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and will be delivered in partnership with Buglife and the Forest of Bowland AONB.


Job share will be considered for the right candidates 


For an application pack please go to www.ydmt.org/jobs. Please send completed application forms to info@ydmt.org.   

The closing date for this role is Monday 10th September, 12noon


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