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Details of apprenticeships and internships available within the countryside, conservation, ecology, environmental education, wildlife and animal management sectors.


What's the difference between an apprenticeship and a volunteer placement? CJS classifies a voluntary placement as one which is totally unpaid or has only out of pocket expenses. Whereas an apprenticeship has some remuneration in addition to a significant level of training leading to a recognised qualification. Occasionally there are a few unpaid internships.

         

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Voluntary Opportunities  Unpaid or expenses only posts, available on full, part time and odd day basis

Practical Workdays Details of organisations offering opportunities to help with a specific task on one or two days.

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Please remember to contact only the organisation or person mentioned in the ASK section and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS. Explanation of headings here.

Land Management & Conservation Apprentice - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Grassington, Skipton 
£9,139 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Training alongside highly skilled colleagues, you will gain hands-on experience while learning everything you need to obtain your qualification in environmental conservation.

Year in industry placement 2020/2021 - River Holme Connections

Logo: River Holme Connections

Placement duration: 11 month placement (expected start July 2020)
Stipend: A stipend of £6,000 will be paid in monthly instalments.
Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours.
Location: Honley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The student will have the opportunity to get involved in all the work of the charity including practical river restoration and conservation work with volunteers (such as tree planting, footpath improvements and wildflower planting), invasive non-native plant control, supporting staff and potentially delivering school education events, citizen science work (fish population monitoring and riverfly sampling), helping at public events, social media (facebook, twitter and instagram) updates, funding bids, river surveying, geographical information system updates (QGIS) and general admin work.