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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust




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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 at Stirley Community Farm in Huddersfield.

We are looking for 4 passionate and motivated young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Project Officer – Mid Calder & Tributaries Project

35 hours per week

£25700 p.a pro rata, plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

WEare seeking to appoint a Project Officer to join our dynamic and dedicated team based at Stirley Community Farm. You will help organise and deliver practical work on this fantastic project to help support habitat connectivity and quality. You will have strong communication skills to interact with different audiences to raise awareness of the project and consolidate with the local community.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Spurn Ranger Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Spurn, Kilnsea, East Yorkshire

PAY: Training & help towards travel expenses

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

There’s lots of see and do at Spurn and as there are so many interesting features on this site that is 3 miles in length, we’d like volunteers to help us engage with visitors at specific features of the site and also to help keep people safe at high tides. You’ll be part of a team of volunteers who help to make Spurn a fantastic place to visit, you’ll like spending time talking to people and helping them to have an inspiring day. Full training and induction to the role will be given, you’ll just need to bring lots of enthusiasm and a willingness to make each visitors trip to Spurn a memorable one! Various times available and flexible to suit the volunteer. ASK: Contact 01904 659570 or email voluntering@ywt.org.uk for an application form or more information.

JOB: Farm and Grazing Voluntary Trainee x 2

BE4: 18/12/18

LOC: Appleton-le-Moors, Pickering, North Yorkshire

PAY: Travel expenses and Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

12 months, 3 days per week. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is developing its Living Landscapes vision at two farms in North Yorkshire and would like to recruit 2 Farm and Grazing Voluntary Trainees to help with the varied tasks. Appleton Mill Farm is an established 230 acre beef and arable farm with 100 acres of woodland that holds many ancient woodland indicator flora such as bluebells, wild primrose and wood sorrel. Low Carr Farm is a 100 acre grassland farm where most of lambing takes place for our Hebridean sheep. Part of the role will assist the grazing team to ensure the successful conservation grazing of over 30 nature reserves with cattle and sheep throughout the year. As a Farm and Grazing Voluntary Trainee you will assist in all aspects of farm conservation and management at both sites and play a key role in the conservation grazing plan. ASK: For further information please contact volunteering@ywt.org.uk

JOB: Soak It Up Project Voluntary Trainee x 2

BE4: 7/1/19

IV: 17/1/19

LOC: York or Doncaster

PAY: Travel expenses and Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

2-3 days a week for 6 months. We’re on a mission to teach people all about Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) with our fantastic new project- Soak It Up! We’re proud to be delivering this engaging new project in partnership with Yorkshire Water, through the project we will deliver a programme of events and practical works with schools across north and south Yorkshire that will life the profile of SuDs. As a Soak It Up Voluntary Trainee you will be involved in project delivery, that will help young people to understand the reality of the urban water cycle and how small interventions can help improve drainage and take pressure out of our existing drainage systems. There are two roles available, one based in York and the second in Doncaster. ASK: Please see our website for more information and application form. https://c-js.co.uk/2KGcmdv

JOB: Northern Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee x 2

BE4: 7/1/19

IV: 17/1/19

LOC: York and reserves across North Yorkshire

PAY: Travel expenses and Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

3 days per week for 12 months. Across North Yorkshire, our reserves team carries out vital practical conservation tasks, leading volunteer groups & carrying out office-based reserve management to enhance & protect nature. We are offering the opportunity for two new voluntary trainees to gain valuable experience within this team & develop skills in all aspects of habitat management. Both roles will be split between office-based tasks & practical habitat conservation work on various public nature reserves throughout North Yorkshire, with most time spent at our nature reserves. Tasks often involve working with local volunteers to manage sites & part of the role will include leading volunteer groups in practical activities. There are the following roles available: role one - Harrogate & Ripon Reserves with York head office as a base & role two - Hambleton, Ryedale & Scarborough Reserves with York head office as a base. ASK: For more information visit https://c-js.co.uk/2KGcmdv

JOB: Wildlife Ambassador

BE4: 14/1/19

LOC: Yorkshire Wide

PAY: Training and help towards travel expenses

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

All across Yorkshire we’re reaching out into communities to connect people with nature. Through events at our nature reserves as well as community events, our fantastic team of volunteers and staff are inspiring Yorkshire folk to explore the wildlife on their doorstep.  We’re looking for new Wildlife Ambassadors who will help us to reach even more people. You’ll be teamed up with staff at our nature reserves or at events to talk to the people we meet there. You will be sharing your passion for wildlife with the people you meet by talking to them and telling our stories and also involving families is simple craft activities. If you have a passion for wildlife and if you’re a great communicator who would like to use your skills to inspire others about wildlife, we’d love to hear from you! Various times available and flexible to suit the volunteer. ASK: Get in touch to find out more volunteering@ywt.org.uk or call 01904 659570.





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