Fixed Term of 11 months
Closing Date: 31st May 2023
Interview Date: w/c June TBC
Salary: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Reasonable travel and other authorised expenses may be claimed.
Based at: Various locations throughout Kent, Canterbury, Maidstone, Ashford and Dover
We are unable to recruit anyone who does not have a right to work in the UK.
A DBS check will be required for this role.
Globally and nationally wildlife is in steep decline. We appear to be reaching critical tipping points around the loss of biodiversity as well as around climate change, both being interlinked. Human society cannot prosper without wildlife and healthy ecosystems.
Kent’s wildlife needs to be restored to much higher levels. We can no longer allow common things to become rare. We can only do this by restoring large-scale habitat from degraded land. Doing this will contribute to solving global problems. But we won’t be able to do this unless we publicly aspire to a higher level of impact and show that we can deliver this.
The role: We are looking for a Wilder Reserves Volunteer Trainee Warden to work alongside experienced Area Warden to assist with the day-to-day management of a range of important conservation sites, whilst gaining practical conservation experience and training. The role would be ideal for someone seeking a career in conservation or nature reserve management.
Valuable experience will be gained in practical habitat management, volunteer supervision and using livestock to deliver conservation grazing.
You: You will demonstrate an aptitude and enthusiasm for practical wildlife conservation work. A relevant environmental qualification is desirable, but NOT essential. This role comes with an extensive package of training opportunities and represents an ideal apprenticeship for those seeking a career in nature conservation.
For an application pack, visit our website www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk
For an informal discussion please contact Matt Hayes on email@example.com or 07747 474364
The Kent Wildlife Trust Group is Wild About Inclusion. To us, this means inspiring, empowering and engaging people from all backgrounds, cultures, identities and abilities, to change the natural world for the better.
It also means cultivating inclusive workspaces that are free from discrimination, where differences are celebrated, everyone can be themselves and flourish, just like nature!
Closing Date: 31/05/2023 Location: Various locations throughout Kent, Canterbury, Maidstone, Ashford and Dover
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