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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust




Nature Reserves Assistant

Salary: £19,600 p.a. 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 use your conservation skills to deliver events and activities to help habitat management and engage with local communities?

If so, we are looking for an energetic and inspiring Nature Reserves Assistant to join our North Team. You will use your skills and knowledge in conservation and ecology for habitat management and assist with management of livestock.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Northern Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee- Craven Area

BE4: 18/2/19 9am

LOC: Skipton Office

PAY: Travel expenses and training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Would you like to gain skills and experience in nature reserve management and monitoring? Our North region team has an opportunity for a new Voluntary Trainee to join the team. Our reserves in North Yorkshire are incredible sites where you can see wildlife spectacles throughout the year. From incredible woodlands, to the flower-rich meadows found in the Yorkshire Dales, with this opportunity you can expect to gain valuable experience in nature reserve management across a broad range of fascinating habitats and locations. Our reserves in North Yorkshire are incredible sites where you can see wildlife spectacles throughout the year. From incredible woodlands, to the flower-rich meadows found in the Yorkshire Dales, 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: 6-12 months at 3 days a week. ASK: To apply for this role please visit the opportunity webpage here. https://www.ywt.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/voluntary-traineeships

JOB: Invasive Non Native Species Volunteer

BE4: 20/2/19 (9am)

IV: 20/02/2019

LOC: Aire, Calder & Derwent River Catchment Areas

PAY: Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Are you passionate about Yorkshire’s waterways, & alarmed by the spread of alien species? These diverse eco-systems are under grave threat & need protecting! We need energetic volunteers to take the fight to species such as Himalayan Balsam. To help protect our rivers we are looking to recruit & train a team of INNS volunteers to locate these invaders, & undertake treatment to restore native species. 1-2 surveys a month & training days. ASK: Apply: https://c-js.co.uk/2CHAPMa

JOB: Balsam Bashing – Task Day Leader

BE4: 20/2/19 (9am)

LOC: Aire, Calder & Derwent River Catchment Areas

PAY: Training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

1-2 task days a month. Aliens are invading Yorkshire! Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) are the second largest threat to global biodiversity & all along Yorkshire’s waterways we can see the colonisation spreading year by year. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust are battling the tide of INNS such as Himalayan balsam, Japanese knotweed & giant hogweed. To win, we need volunteers to help us lead the fight by running task days to eliminate these invaders. ASK: Apply: https://c-js.co.uk/2CHAPMa

JOB: Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 27/2/19 9am

LOC: Doncaster

PAY: Travel expenses and training budget

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

We are looking for a new voluntary Trainee who is great with people of all ages and has bags of enthusiasm for wildlife and learning. You will be involved in the planning of a diverse events and education programme at Potteric Carr nature reserve in Doncaster working with families, adult learning, and sessions aimed at improving health and wellbeing. As you will be based at Potteric Carr nature reserve and through this you will also gain invaluable ID skills and management experience alongside experienced staff. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is wants to have a career in the environmental education sector. 3 days per week for 12 months. ASK: More info and applications: https://c-js.co.uk/2KGcmdv

JOB: Bradford Urban Discovery Project Voluntary Trainee

BE4: 12/3/19

IV: 22/3/19

LOC: West Yorkshire

PAY: Travel expenses and training

FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

12 months for 3 days week. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has an exciting new voluntary trainee opportunity that is part of a new community engagement initiative. The Bradford Urban Discovery (BUD) project, funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, that will deliver community engagement activities across seven green spaces in South West Bradford. In this role you will have a unique opportunity within the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to work with both our Nature Reserves Team and our BUD project Inspiring People Officer.  The role will be a fantastic mix of practical conservation tasks and creative and playful engagement activities within a project team with lots of experience and passion for working in urban greenspaces and with diverse and hard to reach communities. As a voluntary trainee you will be supported to develop your skills in land management, practical conservation and community engagement. The role's office base is Huddersfield but you will be working mainly in the Bradford area. ASK: https://c-js.co.uk/2KGcmdv





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