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£19,602 to £21,236
Volunteering is pivotal for the success of the RSPB, we simply could not save nature without volunteers. With over 12,000 volunteers giving their time and talents regularly, it is important that we ensure our large workforce are being well supported.
As a Volunteering Development Officer, you will join a small development team to advise volunteer line managers on excellent volunteering management, policy and best practice. You will also be a champion for change, constantly considering ways to improve how we work. This role is about influencing and inspiring others, so they are driven to work with more volunteers and in innovative ways.
Full Time: 37.5hrs per week
Salary: £24,000 - £24,500 per annum
The Conservation Projects Officer (CPO) will assist with the production of up to date management plans for nature reserves, project co-ordination for work on nature reserves and in the wider countryside, and surveying and management advice to owners and managers of Local Wildlife Sites.
£25,463 to £29,707
Full time – Part Time hours considered
The RSPB are expanding our Corporate Partnerships team as we build on recent successes and increased public awareness of our efforts to collaborate with businesses, enabling collective action in support of nature's recovery. The Partnership Development Manager will work with the wider team to develop support and funding from business and brands by delivering the RSPB's partnership offer to reach challenging but achievable targets.
Location: Upper Derwent Valley, Bamford, Derbyshire
As the public face of Severn Trent Water you will need to be able to demonstrate first class customer service at all times and look to Protect and enhance the Company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered which is offered. This will be through the maintenance of high standards of our facilities, developing and managing key external contacts, such as wildlife trusts, local authorities and the local community. You will also assist the Site Supervisor by carrying out day-to-day liaison with our on-site tenants and their staff, including sailing, fishing, watersports and cycling, ensuring conflict resolution e.g. between recreation and conservation interests, and safe operations on site.
Forestry England are providing a voluntary scheme known as Shadow Rangers. This voluntary scheme is targeted at individuals seeking to gain experience in the countryside sector.
A number of 6 month opportunities are available across Central England Forest District. Volunteering 1-3 days per week, each opportunity allows volunteers to develop on the job skills in their chosen work area. Opportunities available are within the following teams - National Forest, Manchester and Nottinghamshire Community Woodland teams, Salcey and Cannock with the recreation rangers and Sherwood with the Bushcraft team.
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full time
Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
This post is responsible for the submission of formal responses to major infrastructure projects, local authority local plans and planning development applications. Supporting and recruiting volunteers to check planning lists, the post holder will lead WWT’s contribution to planning responses to maximise positive impacts for wildlife and people across Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.
Location: North Staffordshire
Salary starting at: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Would you jump at an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction and future of two wonderful woodland nature reserves, RSPB Coombes Valley and Consall Woods in North Staffordshire? The sites total over 300ha of SSSI Broadleaved woodland and grassland habitat. They are the most important site for pied flycatcher and redstart in the West Midlands and are also important habitat for willow tit, spotted flycatcher, wood warbler, greater butterfly orchid and many species of invertebrates.
Full time (Monday-Friday)
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecological Clerk of Works to join our team. Initially, you will work on a large project near Leamington Spa. Your role will be to supervise works as they progress. As well as habitat clearance, works include digging of ponds and planting of thousands of trees. You will ensure that no harm comes to wildlife on/near site, or to habitats that are due to be retained, and to make sure that the comprehensive method statements that have been agreed are being followed.
Grade G, £27,116 - £32,331 per annum pro rata
29.6hrs per week (0.8 FTE)
The post will be based at the LDNPA headquarters at Murley Moss, Kendal.
We need someone to join the Park Management team to help deliver access and recreation, natural environment and historic environment projects. There will be opportunities to work on thematic areas of work across the service.
37 hours per week (including alternate weekends and some bank holidays)
Location: Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire
Salary: £23,836 - £26,317
The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year. Ryton Pools Country Park is a 100 acre country park and is great to explore. It attracts around 200,000 visitors per year and is the second busiest park in our portfolio. There are many different habitats that are home to a wide range of birds and other wildlife.
Salary of £19,554 - £21,166 pro rata
21.75 hours per week
The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 p.a. pro rata
Hours: Full time - 35 hrs per week
Term: Fixed term until 31st July 2020
Pension: 5% employer contribution to a group auto-enrolment pension scheme
Location: North of England, Midlands, or North Wales border. Home working may be considered.
The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. We are recruiting a John Muir Officer as part of an existing staff team to support and develop the John Muir Award throughout England.
Location: Norfolk and Lincolnshire
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Can you make a difference for wildlife around The Wash and North Norfolk Coast? Are you enthusiastic about, and committed to, biodiversity conservation? Do you have excellent communication skills, experience of working with and developing strong partnerships, and have the drive to make things happen?
Working closely with the Senior Conservation Officer and the Area Team to deliver a range of work to conserve and enhance the amazing habitats and species of The Wash and North Norfolk Coast.
Walesby Forest is a charity with key goals to promote the development of young people, allowing them to achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and members of their local, national and international communities.
We are looking for an experienced Grounds Person to provide general grounds and gardens services for our entire facility.
Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.