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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust




Volunteering Support Assistant

21 hours per week

£20,000 p.a pro rata Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

Are you professional, articulate, and enthusiastic with a natural ability to positively interact with a wide range of people? Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?

If so, we are looking for a Volunteering Support Assistant to join our dynamic Supporter Engagement team.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Conservation Placements

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 24 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.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Pickering, Huddersfield, Doncaster and Hull
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
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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: 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

JOB: Nature Reserves Voluntary Trainee, East Yorkshire

BE4: 17/6/19 9am

LOC: York and reserves across East Yorkshire

PAY: Travel expenses and training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Across East Yorkshire, our reserves team carries out vital practical conservation tasks, leading volunteer groups and carrying out office-based reserve management to enhance and protect nature. We are offering the opportunity for a new voluntary trainee to gain valuable experience within this team and develop skills in all aspects of habitat management. Our reserves in East Yorkshire are incredible sites where you can see wildlife spectacles throughout the year. From our first nature reserve Askham Bog with its mosaic of fen, woodland and meadow through to an SSSI located on the cliffs at Flamborough, you’ll be working with a broad range of habitats and associated fauna and flora. With this opportunity you can expect to gain valuable experience in nature reserve management across a broad range of fascinating habitats and locations. Time commitment 12 months for 3 days a week. ASK: To find out more information or to apply please download an application form from our website https://c-js.co.uk/2UYNwu8

JOB: Spurn Reserve Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 8/7/19 9am

LOC: Spurn NNR

PAY: Accommodation, travel expenses and training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Do you enjoy learning in a past 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 license is essential for this role. 6-12 months at 3 days a week. ASK: For more information or to apply for this role email volunteering@ywt.org.uk

JOB: Nature Reserves Trainee- North Cave Wetlands

BE4: 8/7/19 9am

LOC: North Cave, Hull

PAY: Travel expenses & training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Would you like to learn about wetland habitats at one of the fastest growing wetlands sites in Yorkshire? You really can watch nature progress before your eyes in this role! As the North Cave Wetlands Voluntary Trainee you will help with site management and practical habitat management, plus have the opportunity to lead community and educational events. Much of this will take place at North Cave Wetlands, however there will also be opportunities to get involved with tasks happening across our other reserves in the area. You will develop skills and gain experience carrying out habitat management activities including invasive species removal, meadow management, surveying and monitoring, and a variety of other jobs. Tasks often involve working with local volunteers to manage sites and part of the role will include leading volunteer groups in practical activities. 12 months for 2-3 days a week. ASK: To find out more information or to apply please download an application form from our website https://www.ywt.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer





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