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Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust




Consultant (Wetland Ecology)

HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre

£26,669 per annum

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate for the role of Consultant (Wetland Ecology) in our new-look consultancy service housed within our Conservation Directorate.

The role will provide specialist skills and general support for the delivery of wetland creation and restoration projects, including visitor centres, aligned to our organisational strategy through provision of external consultancy, primarily in the UK but also working internationally.


  • Closing Date: 21/08/2019
  • Location: HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre
  • Posted: 29/07/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Conservation Library & Information Support Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Slimbridge Wetland Centre, GL2 7BT

PAY: Training*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

At WWT with a wealth of experience & a proven track record in scientific research we work together for a positive future by creating & protecting wetlands for wildlife & people. We also shape unforgettable experiences for our visitors at our centres & believe the best way for people to understand & connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close & let it do the talking. We are looking for volunteers to support our work by assisting our friendly & experienced Grounds & Reserves teams with office administrative tasks. You will assist with day-to-day administration such as keeping our electronic systems up-to-date, assisting staff with answering telephone & email enquiries, organising team meetings, opening / despatching mail & managing deliveries. ASK: For more information & to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2VVYBQW

JOB: Gardening Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: Washington Wetland Centre, NE38 8LE

PAY: Training & discounts*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

By working as part of the Grounds Volunteer team you will assist with the maintenance of all aspects of gardening within the grounds at Washington in order to exhibit our waterfowl and mammals from around the world to the highest standards. This will help to provide our visitors with a great day out and encourage them to engage with and support our work to save wetlands for wildlife and people. What will you be doing? Assisting with development and maintenance of visitor centre grounds; assisting with planting, weeding and pruning; helping us maintain our visitor infrastructure to a high standard including path clearance, and furnishings. Time commitment, Fridays 10am – 4pm. *Uniform and training provided where necessary. Free entry to all WWT centres, and a discount in the cafe and shop on volunteering days. ASK: For more information and to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2xl5E6P

JOB: Reserve Support

BE4: N / A

LOC: WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

PAY: Training*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

8am - 4:30pm, Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays. At the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust we create and conserve wetlands and save species. Here at Martin Mere we have 214 hectares of wild nature reserve which are managed by our wardens and are a haven for wildlife. To help us to maintain this special area we have a team of dedicated volunteers who support our staff in ensuring we manage the habitat to the highest standards. * Uniform and training provided where necessary. Free entry to all WWT centres, and a discount in the cafe and shop on volunteering days. This role would suit you if: you have experience of working practically in an outdoor environment; you have good bird identification skills and an interest in flora and fauna; you are able to work alone or as part of a team. ASK: For more information and to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2WGPIHy

JOB: Animal Husbandry Assistant

BE4: 6/9/19

LOC: WWT Washington

PAY: Uniform & training provided where necessary*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

1 or more days per week (10:00 - 16:00 Saturday / Sunday). At WWT we shape unforgettable experiences. We believe the best way for people to understand & connect to wetlands is to experience them, so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close & let it do the talking. The role would suit someone looking to gain or build upon animal care experience, or willing to get stuck in to outdoors work with animals. We have one of the largest animal collections in the North East, with 48 species, 15 of which are of conservation concern, incl the current flock of 60 breeding Chilean flamingos & a pair of Asian short-clawed otters. Previous volunteers have gone on to work in animal conservation work around the world. *Free entry to all WWT centres, & a discount in the cafe & shop on volunteering days. ASK: For more information & to apply: https://c-js.co.uk/33b3OnQ

JOB: Volunteer Animal Presenter

BE4: 6/9/19

LOC: WWT Washington

PAY: Uniform & training provided where necessary*

FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

You will be involved in maintaining and developing exhibits within the site at Washington in order to enhance the visitor experience.  This involves explaining to the public about our large collection of rare and endangered species of animals from around the world and the vital conservation work in which WWT is involved. The role would suit someone looking to gain or build upon presentation experience with animals and conservation. We have one of the largest animal collections in the North East, with 48 species, 15 of which are of conservation concern, including the current flock of 60 breeding Chilean flamingos and a family of Asian short-clawed otters. Previous volunteers have gone on to work in animal conservation work around the world. *Free entry to all WWT centres, and a discount in the cafe and shop on volunteering days. Time commitment Fridays 10am - 4pm. ASK: For more information and to apply, please visit: https://c-js.co.uk/2YA0X9l





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