CJS Online: Wildlife Work and Animal Care


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

Wildlife Work and Animal Care vacancies: wildlife projects dealing with one specific species, working with animals such as wildlife hospital workers. also animal handling e.g. zoos and aviculture.

If you are interested in a particular ad, please respond directly to the advertiser and not to CJS.

Please remember to tell them that you saw their advertisement on CJS Online. Voluntary roles can be found here.

Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement

Duration: Six months from September 2018, up to 5 days per week.

We are looking for someone keen to enter a career in conservation based education and/or practical conservation management to join our team at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve for six months from September 2018

  • Closing Date: 15/08/2018
  • Location: Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve, Ringwood, Hampshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
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Data for Nature Volunteer Officer

Data for Nature Project at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Data for Nature Project is an exciting new project funded for 18 months duration by The Heritage Lottery Fund.

We are looking for someone to lead the development of a trained volunteer network to collect ecological data across the Trust’s Nature Reserves.

  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Sheffield and Rotherham
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Volunteer Farm Officer / Tutor

Hillcrescent Farm

Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire

Full time - live in post - Contact time 4.5 hours/day, farm duties 7 days a week

The role will require the farm officer/tutor to lead small groups of vulnerable people with learning difficulties, mental health issues and autism, in a range of animal related activities based on our educational farm. These include- horse care, agricultural animals, conservation and small animal care. Outside of the tutor role you will also manage the small farm, its animals and facilities. 

  • Delete Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Livestock / General Farm & Attraction Worker, Canterbury Oast Trust & Rare Breeds Centre

  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Highlands Farm, Woodchurch, Kent
  • Posted: 06/07/2018
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Garnock Connections Wildlife Recording Assistant

The successful candidate will assist in organising and delivering a series of wildlife recording training events, assist in developing an online recording system and support local biodiversity recorders. There will also be be the opportunity to take part in a range of other activities including practical ecological surveys and community engagement events. We are looking for an individual who has good communication skills with an ability to engage with a range of different audiences.

  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Bird Aware Solent – Seasonal Ranger

Within job level B: £18,000 - £23,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience; full time 35 hours per week; Temporary seasonal (10th September 2018 until 31st March 2019) contract; based near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Working across the Solent coastline you will be working as part of a ranger team, providing an on-the-ground ranger service in the Solent’s three Special Protection Areas (SPAs). This position focuses on community engagement; you will be engaging directly with the public to raise awareness amongst visitors of the sensitivity of this internationally important wintering site for migratory birds. You will work closely with landowners, managers and other key partners (including local authorities, the Wildlife Trust, the RSPB, the National Trust, the New Forest National Park Authority, Chichester Harbour Conservancy and Natural England). The post holder will undertake patrols of Isle of Wight Solent coastal sites, talking to the public about bird disturbance issues and reporting incidents and activity to a central database co-ordinated by the lead project officer based in Hampshire.

  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Biologist with the River Dee Trust (RDT), based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire), who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will be helping to inform the management of one of Scotland’s major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders. The salary is commensurate with experience and with annual review thereafter.

  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Deeside, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 28/06/2018
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