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Arboriculture vacancies: working with and for trees, woodland and in forestry, includes tree nursery.


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JOB: Conservation Placement Volunteer
BE4: April 2021
IV: --
LOC: Wokingham
PAY: Travel and lunch expenses paid.
FOR: Wokingham Borough Council

Wokingham Borough Council Countryside Service are seeking 3 enthusiastic volunteers wanting to gain practical conservation experience to help them develop a future career in the countryside sector. You will work alongside the Ranger team enhancing our wonderful Country Parks, maintaining our Public Right of Way network and helping to safeguard the borough’s nature reserves and wildlife. Starting Aug / Sep for a 3 days a week, 44 week placement. You’ll be given a range of skills and training to manage a variety of habitats including large wetland and ancient woodland areas, SSSI heathlands and conservation grazed grasslands. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to gain qualifications and experience in chainsaws and tractor driving operations. Requirements: 18+; driver’s license (preferable). Note: Seasonal casual paid work is available during the placement period. Please contact scott.hudson@wokingham.gov.uk 07738855329.

JOB: Conservation Volunteer
BE4: 16-04-2021
IV: --
LOC: Glasgow
PAY: All training provided
FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

Do you want to get outdoors & help improve your local green space? Join our regular volunteering group & help transform Glasgow’s green spaces. From planting trees & building raised beds to constructing paths & sowing wildflower meadows we will provide all the training & tools you need. It is a great way to get active, meet friendly people, learn new skills & take pride in enhancing your City for people & wildlife. For more information please contact: will.george@tcv.org.uk.

JOB: Rural Skills Training Programme (Free)
BE4:
IV: --
LOC: Uffculme, Devon, EX15 3EE
PAY: Training and expenses
FOR: Coldharbour Mill

We are offering 12 week training opportunities for unemployed or inactive people looking to learn new skills and improve their employment prospects. You will help us manage and improve our community wildlife space at the Mill as part of our Splash project. This is a great opportunity to kick start a career working in countryside management. Training will include the following plus more! Woodland creation/planning, tree planting and tree aftercare; fencing and estate maintenance; brush-cutter training including NPTC certificate; wildlife awareness and law; tree and plant identification; first aid training; work experience/placements - we will link participants with local landscaping/horticulture businesses or nature conservation organisations following the training. For more information read the role profile: https://c-js.co.uk/3s8Y1LZ.