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Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Traineeships in Conservation / Environmental Education

Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practically minded and want to learn new skills? Have you thought about a career in nature conservation or environmental education?

As part of the Our Bright Future “One Planet Pioneers” project, we have a unique opportunity for two paid Traineeships (6 months) for young people aged 16-25 funded through the National Lottery Community Fund.

These Traineeships offer a unique opportunity for young people aged between 16-25 to undertake a vocational traineeship based with the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust team, learning valuable practical skills in urban nature conservation, community engagement and communications. You’ll also have the chance to shape and influence how the Trust works with young people in the future.

As an Environmental Education / Conservation Trainee you would spend three days a week assisting members of staff delivering activities on a range of environmental projects. You will also receive training in environmental education or conservation management on nature reserves and green spaces. Project staff will work with you to create a personal training and development plan customised to your needs and interests.

As the role involves working with children you will be required to undergo a Disclosure Barring Check.

For more information and application forms visit

Closing date 28th February 2020, interview date will be Monday 9th March and if successful you will be expected to start your traineeship based at Margrove Heritage Centre, TS123BZ week beginning 6th April 2020.

Trainees will receive £250 per month bursary, a training allowance of £600 and a completion bonus of £300.

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