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Farm Worker

£19,928 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 18 mo)

Shugborough Estate, Stafford

Our pedigree Longhorn herd and Southdown flock are part of the history of Shugborough and a vital resource in delivering our conservation outcomes for the estate. They are also loved by our visitors; lambing and calving are seasonal highlights and take place in full view of the public. As Farm Worker you'll be helping the Livestock Manager to deliver all elements of our livestock operation: implementing breeding programmes, maintaining high standards of animal welfare and compliance, and managing grazing to get the best for nature.

  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Shugborough Estate, Stafford
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Environmental Economist

£42,629 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)


We’re looking for an Environmental Economist to support teams across the National Trust in dealing with complex issues raised by the use and conservation management of our special places.

In this new role you’ll apply economic concepts and quantitative methods to a wide range of Trust activities, assisting teams across the organisation involved with the implementation of our strategy and with the development of guidance and good practice.

  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Swindon
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Area Ranger

£14,445 pa

Permanent p/t (1170 hrs py)


The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

  • Closing Date: 08/07/2019
  • Location: Brecon
  • Posted: 19/06/2019
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£7,971 pa

Permanent p/t (15 hrs pw)


Stunning Brownsea Island is located in Poole Harbour. The island is a haven for wildlife, with an array of habitats including woodland, heathland and a lagoon. The thriving outdoor centre hosts a variety of sports and activities. Travelling to work by water is one of the perks of the job at Brownsea Island and a free boat is available for staff. If you are enthusiastic, customer-focused and love the great outdoors, the team would love to hear from you.

  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Poole
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Area Ranger

£24,075 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 29/02/20)

Based at Barton, near Winscombe in North Somerset, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of site maintenance and habitat management; developing our team of staff and volunteers; and collaborating with others in visitor engagement, catering and retail to help deliver our Property Business Plan. We are ecologically minded and people focussed and we are delivering on the National Trust’s Land Outdoors & Nature strategy.

  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Barton, North Somerset
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Events and Activities Volunteer

BE4: 1/8/19

LOC: Gibside

PAY: Travel expenses / training

FOR: National Trust

1 day a week. Love talking to people and getting stuck in? Events and activities volunteers help deliver the fantastic events, activities and sport that help bring Gibside to life for over 300,000 visitors every year. You'll be running our brand new activity station on green close field which is stocked with loads of kit plus delivering family activities at weekends and during the school holidays. Our school holiday programme is really varied so be open to learning new things. There’ll be everything from making epic mud pies, helping children get creative making wild art and becoming a pro at building a den to simply enjoying a game of rounders or football on the field. This role will suit someone who loves meeting new people and enjoys working with people of all ages. Cheerful, positive and willing to get stuck in with anything on a busy day. Able to commit to volunteering at weekends and during the school holidays. ASK: Apply here: https://c-js.co.uk/2u857Ua

JOB: Park Explorers Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: National Trust Morden Hall Park

PAY: 0

FOR: National Trust

Monday mornings during school term times. Help to lead an innovative programme of weekly activities for children aged from 18 months to 4 years and their parents/carers. Set up for sessions, using and maintaining resources and equipment appropriately, and ensuring that it is returned to its proper storage place after use. Monitor the quality of the work through evaluation and informal feedback. Manage the daily finance of the activities including taking money, recording and following financial procedures. Work with the Learning Assistant and the rest of the team to ensure that all sessions are adequately resourced and staffed in advance. Act as a good ambassador for the National Trust, providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors. Learn about Morden Hall Park as a whole so you can tell our visitors about it. ASK: To apply for this role, please complete the online application form on the National Trust Volunteering web page, or alternatively contact the Learning Assistant for more details at mordenhallparklearning@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Crom Estate, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, BT92 8AJ

PAY: Accommodation*

FOR: National Trust Fermanagh

25 - 30 hpw for up to 1 year. Assist in the management of Crom Estate, working on a wide range of practical conservation skills. Monitoring work including compilation of fauna surveys & botanical quadrats / transects. Invasive species control. Environmental education & interpretation work including website articles & press releases. Maintaining good working relationships with tenants, farmers, neighbours, other voluntary organisations, local communities & local authorities. Welcoming & liaising with visitors by providing information & guidance, which may include public speaking & guided walks. Undertaking such other appropriate practical & administrative tasks. This role will suit you if you: enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions; work well as part of a team; have an appreciation & enthusiasm for the wildlife & the outdoors; prepared to undertake physical work; full driving licence essential. *Various household bills, travelling expenses, on the job training, & potential certified training (as & when needed by property). ASK: Email jade.blair@nationaltrust.org.uk for more info.

JOB: Windpump Welcome Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Horsey Windpump, Horsey, Norfolk

PAY: Training and travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

Min 3.5 hours a fortnight. In 2019 National Trust reopened Horsey Windpump to paying visitors and to members following an extensive restoration project. This is your chance to get involved with this historic building share its dramatic story and engage visitors with our local industrial heritage. This is an exciting, flexible role in which no two days will be the same. ASK: Please contact Horsey Windpump on horseywindpump@nationaltrust.org.uk or phone 01263 740241 or visit https://c-js.co.uk/2P0sRDq

JOB: 6 month Garden Intern

BE4: 31/7/19

LOC: Polesden Lacey, Dorking, Surrey

PAY: Some travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

22.5 hpw. Become a key part of the Garden Team at Polesden Lacey and help the gardeners’ maintain and enhance the 30 acre Edwardian gardens. Working alongside our garden team you will be directly involved in leading on at least one exciting project as well as assisting with the day to day work in the gardens here.  We will have a selection of projects available for you to choose from including design work, replanting projects, propagation and machinery use.  We have two specific intern roles working in teams - the Kitchen Garden as well as the General Garden. In addition with the gardeners’ guidance you will help to deliver a high standard of practical work across the gardens. You will assist us in providing outstanding conservation work, sometimes leading, supervising the work of volunteers and ensuring that your work complies with all plans and regulations to protect the environment and the health and safety of yourself and others.   ASK: Contact plvolunteering@nationaltrust.org.uk.

JOB: Wildlife Monitoring Volunteer, National Trust. Exmoor

BE4: 1/9/19

LOC: National Trust Estate Office, Holnicote, TA24 8TJ

PAY: Full training provided

FOR: National Trust

There are a wide range of wildlife surveys that you can get involved in throughout the year at Holnicote working alongside the Ranger team, this includes water vole monitoring as part of the Riverlands project, bat and butterfly surveys and more. No previous experience is required but attention to detail, willingness to work outside in variable weather conditions, your own transport and a commitment to the survey is essential. ASK: Contact samantha.fraser@nationaltrust.org.uk 07741129245.

JOB: Community Outreach Volunteer, Riverlands. National Trust

BE4: 1/12/19

LOC: National Trust Estate Office, Holnicote, Exmoor TA24 8TJ

PAY: Full training and travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

Riverlands aims to increase local people’s connections with their rivers and streams and the wildlife found in them. The projects Engagement Officer, Sammy, is looking to recruit a team of volunteers to support her with this aspect of the project’s work. This role will involve helping to run community events, attending local events to meet people and promote the project, working with schools and families. This will be an extremely varied role with the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people from all ages and backgrounds. This project will also focus on working with those who will benefit the most from nature, reaching out to new audiences. This role would suit someone who is confident, outgoing, enjoys working with a wide variety of people and can inspire others. Training is provided. ASK: Contact samantha.fraser@nationaltrust.org.uk 07741129245.

JOB: Photographer and/or Film Maker, Riverlands

BE4: 1/12/19

LOC: National Trust Estate Office, Holnicote, TA24 8TJ

PAY: Travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

Riverlands is a national project that aims to create rivers and catchments that are clean, healthy and rich in wildlife. We also want the project to inspire people to connect with rivers, nature and wildlife, increasing the relevance of rivers and other freshwaters in our lives. The Porlock project area includes the River Aller, Horner Waterand Hawcombe Stream. It lies in the north-east corner of Exmoor National Parkand has a combined river length of 44km. Working in collaboration with others, we will restore the rivers and their tributaries, improve water quality, protect endangered species such as the water vole, develop opportunities for species reintroduction such as beaver, and improve land management practices, both on land owned by the National Trust, as well as that of our neighbours. We’re looking for someone who has a keen eye for a good image to help us capture this project work and showcase the benefit it has for nature and the local community. We are also interested in making films with local schools. Riverlands is a national project, so this would be the perfect opportunity to promote the work of local photographers and film makers. ASK: Contact samantha.fraser@nationaltrust.org.uk 07741129245.

JOB: Park Explorers Leaders

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: National Trust Morden Hall Park, South London

PAY: 0

FOR: National Trust

Mondays during school term times. You will help to lead an innovative programme of weekly activities for children aged from 18 months to 4 years and their parents / carers. Bring Morden Hall Park to life for families as they learn through outdoor activities, storytelling, crafts & songs.   Friendly & enjoy working with families; enthusiastic about being outdoors, developing & leading activities that get young children hands on to explore & learn about the natural world. Enjoys storytelling, leading songs, creating & leading craft activities. Strong communicator with good customer service skills, enjoys being part of a team & comfortable leading & giving directions to others. Suitable for somebody looking to improve their CV & gain hands-on early years exp. ASK: For more information visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer or contact the Learning Assistant on 0208 5456853 or mordenhallparklearning@nationaltrust.org.uk with any enquiries.

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