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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust




River Foss Project Officer

3 days per week

£26200 p.a. Pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Would you like to combine your passion for the environment with your skills and experience to improve habitat quality and quantity? The River Foss Project Officer will work primarily around the north-east of York. The post holder will help deliver a new Living Landscape project in North Yorkshire working with external partners and local communities and as part of a team with other staff, volunteers and trainees.


  • Closing Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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Visitor Experience Assistant – Spurn Discovery Centre

£18500 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you Love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you personable and friendly? Do you want to help create a Yorkshire rich in Wildlife for everyone? If so, the Visitor Experience Assistant role could be for you! We are looking for someone to join our front of house team at Spurn to ensure each and every visitor receives an outstanding and warm welcome.


  • Closing Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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Inspiring People Officer

£25700 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to encouraging the community to enjoy their natural environment?

We are looking for an experienced and innovative Inspiring People Officer to join our team at Stirley Community Farm. The post holder will have a flare for developing and delivering exciting and engaging activities and education sessions, all with a particular focus on local food growing and farming for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Conservation Grazing Officers

21 hours per week

1 based at Potteric Carr or Stirley Community Farm

1 based at Appleton Mill Farm

Salary: £25700 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you love Yorkshire, love wildlife? Would you like to combine your passion for nature conservation with your livestock management skills? Do you share our vision for a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Potteric Carr or Stirley Community Farm / Appleton Mill Farm
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Summer ‘Conservation Work Experience’ Placement

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available across Yorkshire.

We are looking for 8 passionate and motivated young people to join our conservation skills work experience placement.  As part of the placement we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Closing Date: 28/04/2019
  • Location: Hull, Huddersfield and Pickering
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 27/03/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Butterfly Survey Co-ordinator

BE4: 11/7/19

LOC: Home based or from a regional office

PAY: Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Each year, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust carries out transect surveys of butterflies on many of its nature reserves. The information is gathered by a team of volunteer surveyors and the results are used to inform our reserve management plans and is also passed to the UK Butterfly Conservation Trust as part of their nationwide monitoring effort. We’re looking for an individual that is an organised coordinator, who’s great at communicating and has an eye for detail that can coordinate the team of surveyors,  deal with associated admin of the project and liaise with the Butterfly Conservation Trust to deliver an event once a year.  This opportunity would be perfect some someone who loves nature, people and being organised. You can be homebased and flexible to fit around your other commitments. To apply please download an application form from our website Various times available and flexible to suit the volunteer ASK:

JOB: Spurn Reserve Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 29/4/19

LOC: Spurn NNR

PAY: Accommodation, Travel expenses and Training budget provided

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

12 months for 3 days week. Do you enjoy learning in a fast paced setting and enjoy being part of multi-faceted team? If you'd like to learn the various aspects of managing a National Nature Reserve that includes habitat management, visitor engagement, surveying and much more, then this could be the perfect training and development opportunity for you to get stuck into. We’d like a new Voluntary Trainee to join the team at Spurn that is enthusiastic, dynamic and a real people person that can help us with our work, while learning plenty of new skills for yourself. You will gain a wide range of skills and knowledge centred on reserve management, visitor engagement and running a programme of events at a large visitor centre. A driving licence is essential for this role. ASK: For more information or to apply for this role email volunteering@ywt.org.uk

JOB: Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee - Spurn

BE4: 29/4/19

LOC: Spurn NNR

PAY: Accommodation, travel expenses and training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

6 months at 3 days a week. Would you like a career in environmental education and spend your days teaching people about the wonders of nature? We have an amazing new opportunity for an Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee to join the team at Spurn to learn and gain valuable experience whilst assisting with the delivery of our education and events programme. Spurn National Nature Reserve is an inspiring and informative place to visit that provides an excellent setting for education sessions and public engagement events. We have a fantastic offer for a wide variety of interests from natural history, maritime study and military history. If you have bags of enthusiasm, enjoy working with people of all ages and want to be part of this exciting phase of a national nature reserve’s development, then we’d like to hear from you. A driving licence is essential for this role. ASK: For more information or to apply for this role email volunteering@ywt.org.uk

JOB: Living Seas Centre Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 8/5/19

IV: 16/5/19

LOC: Flamborough

PAY: Travel expenses and Training budget provided

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed voluntary trainee to help support our team and gain valuable experience through engaging with visitors in the Living Seas Centre, running public marine conservation themed events, assisting with and delivering schools education sessions, assisting with our project work and promoting our wider Trust messages within the Living Seas work stream. 6-12 months, for 3 days a week between Thursday - Tuesday with some weekend. The role will start in May / June 2019. ASK: If you would like to share your passion about our Living Seas with others then we would like you to apply for this role: https://c-js.co.uk/2KGcmdv

JOB: Yorkshire Peat Partnership Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 13/5/19

IV: 28/5/19

LOC: Skipton

PAY: Travel expenses and training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Yorkshire Peat Partnership’s objective is to increase the amount of peatland restoration activity in Yorkshire’s uplands through a combination of restoration, management and monitoring. Through our work we want to preserve the peat that remains and help to reinstate functioning, peat forming ecosystems. This will help restore the hydrological processes, increase biodiversity and reduce the amount of carbon loss. In this role you will be working alongside the YPP Research Officer to feed into the three-year research project investigating the ecosystem service impacts of peatland restoration. If you like the idea of being out in the field collecting data (vegetation, hydrological and greenhouse gas flux surveying) in some of Yorkshires most beautiful landscape, combined with analysis of the data when you’re back in the office, this could be just the role for you. ASK: To apply please download an application form from our website https://www.ywt.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer

JOB: Wildlife Planning Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 13/5/19

IV: w/c 20/5/19

LOC: York or Doncaster

PAY: Travel expenses and training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

3 days a week for 6 months. Our Conservation Policy and Planning team comment and give advice on a range of planning applications; from small scale housing developments, to huge new housing estates with hundreds of homes in the offing. New roads, new power stations and railways are all developments that are increasing, which impact on Yorkshire’s wildlife and put enormous pressure on our wild places. We give expert advice to developers, local authorities and businesses objecting to any development that will have a detrimental effect on wildlife but also advise how development can be sympathetic towards and make gains for wildlife and our natural environment. The team would like an enthusiastic and passionate new voluntary trainee to join their team to help with this vital work. You’ll assist the team with prioritising which applications you will comment on, carry out research associated with applications, and attend meetings with developers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders. ASK: Apply: https;//www.ywt.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer

JOB: Butterfly Survey Co-ordinator

BE4: 11/7/19

IV: 11/07/2019

LOC: Home Based or from a Regional Office

PAY: Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Each year, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust carries out transect surveys of butterflies on many of its nature reserves. The information is gathered by a team of volunteer surveyors & the results are used to inform our reserve management plans & passed to the UK Butterfly Conservation Trust as part of their nationwide monitoring effort. We’re looking for an individual that is an organised coordinator, great at communicating & has an eye for detail that can coordinate the team of surveyors, deal with associated admin of the project & liaise with the Butterfly Conservation Trust to deliver an event once a year. This opportunity would be perfect some someone who loves nature, people & being organised. You can be homebased & flexible to fit around your other commitments. ASK: Apply: download an application form from our website www.ywt.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer





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