CJS Online: Community and Volunteers

 

A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.


Community and Volunteers vacancies: projects looking at community involvement and countryside volunteer management.


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Community Engagement and Membership Officer

Location: Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 7 months

Are you passionate about wildlife and enjoy engaging with the public? Do you ,want to widen peoples' appreciation for the natural world and have a proven track record of achieving targets? If so, would you like to work at a stunning location in south-west Scotland? If the answer is yes to these questions we would like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 07/03/2019
  • Location: Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Gamekeeper/Estate Worker

Bighouse Estate

Competitive salary in line with experience and qualifications

A full time position has become available on a large sporting estate in Sutherland. The sporting includes salmon, trout & sea fishing, stalking and game bird shooting.

The role covers general gamekeeping duties such as vermin control, partridge keeping (4000 birds) and partridge shoots, deer management, assisting with stalking, deer larder, liaising with the local community also sea fishing & estate maintenance.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Sutherland
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project Survey Assistant

Salary: £17,826 pro rata plus 5% pension 

Are you looking to develop your career in conservation? Are you interested in working to secure the future for greater horseshoe bats in Devon?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work within a broad partnership of conservation, community and protected landscape organisations on a national flagship project for a highly threatened species.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Outdoor Engagement Tutor (sessional)

Earth Trust

Hours: Zero hours contract

Location: South Oxfordshire

£11.35 per hour

Earth Trust is an environmental learning charity and guardian to some of South Oxfordshire’s most loved green spaces. We are looking for Engagement Tutors to join our busy Environmental Education Team on a sessional basis, with a particular focus on weekend activities for children.


  • Delete Date: 19/03/2019
  • Location: South Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Somerset Climate Change Adaptation Officer

Based: Callow Rock Offices, Somerset

Contract: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,691 - £25,750 per year

Are you passionate about Somerset, Climate Change and working with the whole community to plan a positive climate ready future for the county? Somerset Wildlife Trust is looking for an innovative, self-motivated and committed individual to get fully immersed in an exciting new role to help deliver the EU funded ‘Climate Adaptation through Co-Creation’ project.


  • Closing Date: 20/03/2019
  • Location: Callow Rock Offices, Somerset
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Reserve Managers

Permanent roles £21,100 p.a.

37 hours per week

Natural England Northumbria Area Team are recruiting two Reserve Managers for our National Nature Reserve: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR. 


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Ranger

19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Woodbridge

Would you like to live on an island as part of your job? This is an extremely rare opportunity to live on Orford Ness as part of your role as the resident Ranger. The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Project Officer - Flows to the Future Project

Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until 30 Sept 2019

Flows to the Future is an ambitious project that is restoring areas of blanket bog in the Flow Country and involving and connecting people everywhere with this special landscape. The blanket bog of the Flow Country is the best example of its type in the world and a candidate World Heritage Site.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Severn Curlew Project Officer

HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months

WWT is a leader in threatened species recovery. We have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. We are implementing a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Permanent, Full Time

Within the primary context of a Historic House’s Designed Landscape, the Ranger is responsible for: Public access to and interpretation of the grounds: Educational use of the grounds through a series of walks, talks, events and activities, and working with the Education Team; Conservation and maintenance work, both on their own and with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Rockingham Forest Community Engagement Officer

Part-time 0.6fte (22 hours 12 minutes) per week

Fixed term contract to 28 February 2021

£24,307 - £28,083 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

Do you want to be a part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We have built a team of enthusiastic and experienced people across the partnership leading innovative conservation work and inspiring the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species. A new opportunity has arisen to join this team on our Roots of Rockingham project in Northamptonshire, working on a range of species from bats and orchids to adders and butterflies.


  • Closing Date: 06/03/2019
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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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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Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer

£24,444 - £27,783 plus 7% pension

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension).

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We’re looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct. The post holder will be responsible for managing this project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of the wider project, “The Colne Valley – A Landscape on the Edge.”


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 12/02/2019
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HQ Manager

Contract Duration: initially 7 months, 1st April - 31st October 2019, with the potential to extend.

Working Hours: 5 days per week (40 hours), some weekend working.

Pay: Pro-rata £20, 000

A brilliant opportunity for an organised professional to work with and help build our local bird conservation and education charity. The role is to focus on management of the engagement centre-style Headquarters and associated staff, volunteers, events and event bookings. There will be opportunities to learn about the important bird-life of Poole Harbour, and to take part in outreach and conservation projects.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Communities Outreach Officer- Heathlands Reunited

Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst

Salary: £26,892 to £28,849

Hours: 30 to 37 hours per week – to be negotiated

Type of post: Fixed Term - 18 Months (job share will be considered)

The Heathlands Reunited project (HeRe), led by the South Downs National Park Authority, aims to expand, create new and improve existing heathland to cover an area greater than 1,200 football pitches. Heathland covers just one per cent of the South Downs National Park, mostly separated into ‘islands’ where isolated plants and animals are far more vulnerable to local extinction.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Ranger Volunteer Coordinator

37 hours per week

Salary: £18,672 - £20,541 per annum

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit works to conserve and enhance the nationally designated landscape. The Unit produces and guides the delivery of the statutory management plan, comments on planning applications, runs projects and is assisted by volunteers including Rangers, practical task volunteers, and Young Rangers.


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Mendip Hills
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Administrator - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £17,276 - £18,716 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Engagement Officer

Salary £24,000 per annum

Based at Durham Wildlife Trust’s Head Office: Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6PU

The Durham Wildlife Trust area covers a wide diversity of rich wildlife habitats and local communities passionate about the area in which they live, play and work.

In the role of Engagement Officer with Durham Wildlife Trust you will be responsible for developing and delivering the Trust’s engagement activities. Connecting communities with the natural environment and encouraging positive action.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Communications and Involvement Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until 31 December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Delivery Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Community Wildlife Officer (Oxon)

Salary: £21,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Based in Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon 

As Community Wildlife Officer you will work within the Oxfordshire Community Wildlife Team to provide advice and inspiration to individuals, local groups and other stakeholders to enable them to take action for wildlife. This is an exciting opportunity to work on both urban parks and rural nature reserves working with a wide variety of people and wildlife habitats.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Invasive Species Officer

The position is for a six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019, with an annual salary equivalent of £20,000 per annum.

The work will include helping to develop and maintain a volunteer network for controlling invasive species, including training, organising, leading and motivating volunteers. Various means of communications will be involved to liaise with volunteers, raise awareness and report on progress. The post holder will also carry out the control work and project reporting.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Estate Manager, Sheldon

  • Closing Date: 09/03/2019
  • Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Client Project Manager

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington

£40,000 pa

The Client Property Manager will work closely with the Director of Portfolio Management, Finance and Communications partners, Business Development Managers, and Estate Managers. This role is both client facing and contractor/partner facing to ensure the phased transfer of land is coordinated and managed.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Green Angels Project Officer

Fixed term contract to December 2020 (with potential for 3 year extension)

Hassall Green, Sandbach, Cheshire                   

£20,800 pa for a 4 day week

The Green Angels Project Officer will develop a programme of educational activities at the Trust’s site at Hassall Green, working directly with the Green Angels Project Manager and other colleagues to ensure that the project is fully integrated in the Trust’s operations.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Hassall Green, Sandbach, Cheshire
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Catch My Drift Project Assistant

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Salary £16,305-£19,184

Full Time - 12 month fixed term contract Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

Based at Hauxley Nature Reserve, just south of Amble in Northumberland

The Project Assistant will lead on public engagement on the development of the project, through both informal on site liaison and structured events and activities. The successful candidate will be joining a team of committed, hardworking and enthusiastic colleagues.


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Amble, Northumberland
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
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Carbon Landscape Trainee Placement

We are offering trainee placements on the Carbon Landscape project for local people who wish to have a career in environmental conservation. Each placement will have the opportunity to have hands on experience learning conservation management and general project management skills whilst earning minimum wage.

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, along with 12 other organisations have come together to create the Carbon Landscape Partnership Scheme.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Wigan
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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