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Environmental and Outdoor Education vacancies: interpretation, field work tutors, forest school, public engagement, adventure activities instructors, could also include assisting with summer holiday activities, attending agriculture shows and events.

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JOB: Outdoor Learning and Conservation Volunteer Officer - Skelton Grange
BE4: 06-02-2023
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LOC: Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds
PAY: Travel expenses up to £6.50 a day and a TCV training package worth over £1000
FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

2-5 days per week. Many young people and adults miss out on the experience of connecting with the outdoors, and we want to change that. Volunteer Officers are a key part of our team, working with young people and the local community at Skelton Grange Environment Centre. Typical activities include: Running environmental education, play and engagement activities for groups of children and young people. Leading or assisting groups of volunteers on practical conservation tasks including preparing and organising activities, supporting and training volunteers (including some with additional support needs) Looking after tools, refreshments, group welfare. Assisting with public events and related activities. Working to develop and maintain the wildlife area as an exciting and inspiring location for visitors to get a hands on experience with nature. This will include both development work and routine maintenance. Helping with the general running of the centre and the project. Email: skelton@tcv.org.uk

JOB: RSPB Residential Volunteer- Strumpshaw Fen
BE4: Please apply ASAP
IV: --
LOC: Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk
PAY: Accommodation (including bills), appropriate training will be provided
FOR: RSPB

Would you like to wake up every morning and go to work on an incredible wetland reserve, in the heart of the Norfolk Broads? Are you passionate about nature conservation and helping visitors to have an amazing experience with nature? If so, Strumpshaw Fen would love to hear from you! Strumpshaw Fen boasts a wide variety of habitats in breath-taking surroundings. Under large open Norfolk skies you will feel as though you have stepped back in time to a land where bitterns sneak through reedbeds, orchids bejewel meadows, and the call of a cuckoo becomes your morning alarm in spring! We are looking for enthusiastic residential volunteers to join our small, friendly team and help with the delivery of both our practical and visitor experience work programmes. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to wildlife conservation, bring people closer to nature and start a career in conservation. Time: six months, 5 days a week. For more information please visit here

JOB: Residential Volunteer x 2
BE4: 17-02-2023
IV: --
LOC: Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve
PAY: Training
FOR: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Minimum 6 months from mid-March 2023. Want to gain experience at one of the UK’s finest National Nature Reserves and Bird Observatory? We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about birds and natural history and are looking to start a career in nature conservation. You will be working with our Nature Reserve Management Team and supporting the Warden, Estate Worker and Shorebird Warden. Work includes habitat management on a heavily designated site, species-specific protection, public engagement, species recording, supervision of other volunteers, estate work and livestock management. Training will be provided with a bespoke work programme to develop your skills and prepare you for employment within the nature conservation sector. There is the option to take up part-time paid work at our visitor centre, to provide financial support during your volunteering. Further information and details on applying follow the link to our website https://c-js.co.uk/3krPG6Q

JOB: Wildlife Trainees Conservation (Buckinghamshire)
BE4: 30-01-2023 9am
IV: 17-02-2023
LOC: Buckinghamshire
PAY: Trainees benefit from a substantial amount of training and plenty of active experience; learning from experienced, professional employees and volunteers. Limited travel expenses are available for travel from home to Meadow Farm / College Lake.
FOR: BBOWT

Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) North Buckinghamshire Based out of Meadow Farm (OX25 1TW), you'll join a skilled team delivering a programme across our North Bucks reserves, including Finemere and Whitecross Green Woods, and Upper River Ray Living Landscape. You will complete tasks for practical management of woodland, hay meadows and hedgerows, plus wetland and lake sites, whilst improving species ID skills, and developing professional network and leadership skills.

Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) College Lake & South Buckinghamshire Based out of College Lake (HP23 5QG), this is a split role between College Lake and South Buckinghamshire teams. You’ll have an experienced dedicated mentor to guide and support you through your traineeship. You’ll learn about practical management of habitats at College Lake and across South Buckinghamshire reserves, including Dancersend, Weston Turville Reservoir, and Yoesden. College Lake is has a thriving visitor and education centre, giving valuable experience of public engagement; an essential skill in modern conservation work. Days we ask you to be available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8.30am - 4.30pm. For the College Lake & South Buckinghamshire role, occasional weekend working will also be required during summer months (with time off in lieu given during the week). More information https://c-js.co.uk/3H2hSWK. Applications to be sent by email: staceyhewitt@bbowt.org.uk using the applicant’s name in the filename for the attachment; or by post to: Stacey Hewitt, BBOWT, College Lake, Upper Icknield Way, Bulbourne, Tring. HP23 5QG

JOB: Residential Volunteer & Guide
BE4: 23-01-2023 10am
IV: --
LOC: Spey Bay, Moray
PAY: Free onsite accommodation in an area of outstanding natural beauty, £35 weekly feed budget per person, extensive training
FOR: WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre

Get the experience and get ahead in conservation with a volunteer programme that works! At Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) our vision is of a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free. We are looking for residential volunteers to join our team at WDC’s Scottish Dolphin Centre, where bottlenose dolphins can be seen regularly along with ospreys, seals and a huge variety of wildlife. Deliver a fun and high-quality visitor experience through interpretation, tours and events. Support the WDC Education Coordinator to deliver talks and outdoor learning. Support the WDC Shorewatch Coordinator in data collection for the land based Shorewatch programme. The majority of this role involves community outreach and engaging with visitors. If you are looking for field experience this is not the opportunity for you. Tuesday 7th March - Friday 1st September 2023; volunteering 5 days a week, including weekends. Apply at http://uk.whales.org/jobs

JOB: Volunteer Learning Team Trainee
BE4: 05-02-2023 (23.59)
IV: 28-02-2023
LOC: Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre, Windsor, SL4 2BY
PAY: Limited travel expenses are available. First Aid training can be arranged.
FOR: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

BBOWT and the Crown Estate have partnered to provide a centre for environmental education within Windsor Great Park. The trainee will assist with running the educational programmes at the Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre. Key areas of involvement: Assisting with, and leading, school groups. Assisting with, and leading, Nature Tots sessions. Assisting with, and leading, Young and Teen Ranger sessions. Supporting the development and delivery of educational events for families, specialist groups and general public. Assisting with maintenance and development of educational resources and facilities. General administrative tasks, including promotion of events. To ensure that all health and safety obligations are met in all aspects of the role. This busy, hands-on traineeship provides an ideal starting point towards a paid job in the environmental education sector. Time: A commitment of 2-3 days per week for 6-12 months is essential. Preferred placement months, initially, are April - September. Work days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (preferred but negotiable) 8.30 am - 4.30 pm (with flexibility). For more information and to apply: https://c-js.co.uk/3IrOoCF

JOB: Conservation Volunteer Officer
BE4: 30-01-2023
IV: --
LOC: Leeds
PAY: Travel expenses
FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteer Officers are a key part of our team, working with the local community at Hollybush Conservation Centre and on TCV sites across the city. You will be trained and supported by experienced project staff, and volunteer as part of a team with paid staff and trainees. We will aim to train Conservation Volunteer Officers in: Leading a range of practical tasks and events with volunteers on the Hollybush Conservation Centre site and out in the community. Practical development and maintenance of the wildlife areas and horticultural areas at Hollybush Conservation Centre - including vegetable growing, habitat management and practical conservation. The leadership of practical activities of participants across Leeds - including Health and Wellbeing sessions, walking groups, bush-craft, practical conservation, nature crafts, woodwork, environmental education and community gardening. Time: 2-5 days a week. Please contact hollybush@tcv.org.uk to request an application pack.

JOB: Volunteer Conservation Officer x 2
BE4: 23-01-2023
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LOC:
PAY: Expenses will be reimbursed
FOR: The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire

This is an exciting voluntary placement, to provide a solid base for a career in nature conservation. Volunteer Conservation Officers will gain knowledge and experience in a wide range of conservation work. You will assist with the practical tasks of species and habitat surveys, habitat management and delivering a programme of community engagement events. Requires basic knowledge of British natural history and practices of nature conservation and very good written and oral communication skills. There will be training opportunities. For further information and to download an application pack please see: www.wildlifebcn.org/jobs Completed applications should be sent to Helen Bailey, Land Advisor (Cambs), The Wildlife Trust BCN, The Manor House, Broad Street, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6DH or email: helen.bailey@wildlifebcn.org

JOB: Residential Volunteer - Blacktoft Sands
BE4:
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LOC: Blacktoft Sands, East Yorkshire
PAY: Accommodation (including bills), appropriate training will be provided
FOR: RSPB

Enthusiastic volunteers wanted for a minimum of a week to help with the running of the reserve on the largest tidal reedbed in England. In summer, the reserve is especially important for breeding marsh harriers, avocets, bearded tits and bitterns, while in spring and autumn the saline lagoons attract large numbers of migrant wading birds. In winter, good numbers of ducks and wading birds can be seen, as well as hen harriers and merlins. Volunteers are needed to assist the reserve team with a wide variety of tasks relating to the running and management of the reserve. During summer there will be an emphasis on visitor engagement, while autumn and winter work will largely be practical tasks, which can be physically demanding. This is an excellent chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation. For more information and how to apply please visit our website here

JOB: Volunteer Marine Assistant Warden (Camping)
BE4: 29-01-2023
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LOC: EX39 2LY
PAY: Free training, camping and most of food
FOR: Lundy Company

Following the success of the 2022 Marine Festival we are recruiting an extra volunteer for peak summer 2023 (camping) to assist with snorkel safaris, rocky shore rambles, engage with diving customers and survey work over the busy summer period. Essential skills: Good UK marine life identification including rocky shore. Desirable: familiarity or experience with diving equipment. The work will be varied but will primarily also involve the conservation and monitoring of the island's important seabird and seals colonies, migrating bird surveys, butterfly transects, moth trapping and helping out the Ranger team with practical management tasks such as Rhododendron seedling searches, dry stone walling, etc. Involvement in more general island duties such as helping in the island recycling plant, housekeeping and visitor engagement will also be required. Time: 1st July until 7th September, some flexibility with dates for right candidate. Please see Lundy Island: Long-term Volunteers for full description and application form. After reading if you still have questions please email warden@lundyisland.co.uk https://c-js.co.uk/3FldjVE

JOB: Market Support Volunteer
BE4: 03-02-2023
IV: --
LOC: Based in the Tamar Valley
PAY:
FOR: Tamar Grow Local

We are looking for someone to help engage people in finding and trying local produce and signposting all the great work that is being done within the Tamar Valley around local food, community growing opportunities and our food growing heritage. This will be at a number of community events around the Tamar Valley and Plymouth throughout the year, on behalf of the Tamara Landscape partnership "promoting our produce" strand. Events can be up to a full day at a time and include unpacking and setting up a stall for the event, selling local produce to customers, taking accurate notes of enquiries to be responded to after the event and then packing away at the end of the event. Time: A few days each month. Please register your interest for the opportunity by emailing info@tamargrowlocal.org or to find out more information about our work please view our website.

JOB: Training and Event Support Volunteer
BE4: 03-02-2023
IV: --
LOC: Based in the Tamar Valley
PAY:
FOR: Tamar Grow Local

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are keen to engage and lend a helping hand with small group events or training days that we organise. The main basis of the role is to provide assistance on event and training days for the Promoting our Produce project. This could include helping out on our volunteering days: perhaps by providing practical advice to our garden volunteers; organising the intricacies of the running of the day; or maybe even just making sure that everyone is readily supplied with tea and cake! We have a mixture of sites at which you would be helping out, including our demonstration allotment and market garden. The role can be catered well to what you are hoping to achieve with plenty of opportunity to learn new things and actively take part in the various training days and courses. Time: A few days each month. Please contact info@tamargrowlocal.org or go to our website for more information.

JOB: Volunteer Beach Warden
BE4: 31-03-2023
IV: --
LOC: Holme Dunes
PAY: Training, expenses
FOR: Norfolk Wildlife Trust

We are looking for volunteer beach wardens to help protect, monitor and educate about the vulnerable beach nesting birds that nest here on Holme Dunes and its neighbouring beaches during their spring/summer breeding season (April-September). Beach nesting birds like Ringed Plover, Little Tern and Oystercatcher are vulnerable to disturbance by people and dogs during their nesting season and so it will be your job to educate people from all walks of life about these species and how and why we want to protect them. This role will involve patrolling the beach, talking to members of the public, recording behaviour and nesting activity and any reactions to disturbance. This role would suit someone with a passion for wildlife and conservation, particularly benefitting those that wish to enter the conservation sector. Time: half or whole day a week. You can find more information about the role, and a role description, here: Vacancies - Norfolk Wildlife Trust

JOB: Guided Walk Volunteers
BE4: N / A
IV: --
LOC: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, Lancashire
PAY: Free parking, tea & coffee, retail and catering discounts, Induction and Training Programme
FOR: Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Are you a confident public speaker who could lead a group around our nature reserve and inspire them about the natural world? We'd love to hear from you! We run a varied programme of guided walks from the specialised covering flowers, birds, fungi etc. to more general walks about our reserve. You don't have to be an expert, although we welcome those with a particular specialism to apply. Time: 2 x walks per month. For more information and to apply see www.brockholes.org

JOB: Long-Term Volunteer (Skomer Island)
BE4: 15-01-2023 11.59pm
IV: 06-02-2023
LOC: Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA62 3BJ.
PAY: Accommodation (including bills), training and travel expenses
FOR: The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

Our long-term volunteers form an integral part of the island team. Assisting with day-to-day running of the island, and supporting the wardens, visitor officer, and field worker with visitor engagement and wildlife monitoring. Successful applicants will gain experience in visitor engagement and monitoring techniques (i.e. seabirds, breeding birds, moths, marine mammals, etc.). Additionally, long-term volunteers will gain experience in basic path and infrastructure maintenance, with training being provided in the use of tools and equipment. The nature of the role requires volunteers to spend three months on Skomer, with limited access to the mainland. Work can be physically taxing and is carried out in all weathers. We think it is incredibly rewarding! We provide free accommodation (including bills) on Skomer for the duration of your placement. We provide uniform and binoculars for the duration of your time on the island. In addition, long-term volunteers who successfully complete their personal Project, and produce a report, will be eligible for the Friends of Skokholm and Skomer Bursary £250. For full description, and application form: https://bit.ly/3Fi3Yip. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. All applications should be sent to Skomer visitor officer, Beth, at Skomer.VO@welshwildlife.org. Please use LONG-TERM VOLUNTEERING 2023 as the subject of your email.

JOB: Marine Conservation Seasonal Volunteer
BE4: 22-01-2023:59pm
IV: --
LOC: New Quay, West Wales
PAY: Full training provided
FOR: Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

Join our Marine Conservation team and gain valuable experience whilst helping us to collect research data on the marine mammals of Cardigan Bay and inspire and educate the public through our visitor centre and community engagement events. The 2023 field season runs from 20th March - 6th November. For more information please visit our website, https://c-js.co.uk/3FjyN6p

JOB: Research Assistant & Intern Coordinator
BE4: 15-01-2023
IV: --
LOC: New Quay, Ceredigion
PAY: Accommodation provided
FOR: Sea Watch Foundation

Sea Watch Foundation (SWF) are looking for a Research Assistant and Intern Coordinator to assist with the running of the ‘Cardigan Bay Monitoring Project’, studying bottlenose dolphins in West Wales from the 27th March to the 5th November 2023. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Co-ordination between the Monitoring Officer and project interns. Assisting the Monitoring Officer & Sightings Officer in training interns and other volunteers. Assisting the Monitoring Officer in all phases of the research. Assisting the Sightings Officer with maintenance of the national sightings network. Optional opportunity to undertake a personal research project. This position is unpaid but (shared) accommodation will be provided in the intern house free of charge. Please send your CV and Research assistant application form, and contact details of two referees, reporting any relevant experience you have, to Katrin Lohrengel- katrin.lohrengel@seawatchfoundation.org.uk.

JOB: World Owl Trust Event Volunteer
BE4: 30-12-2022
IV: --
LOC: UK wide
PAY: Training, social network
FOR: World Owl Trust

We are a 50 year old charity with an enthusiastic team of falconers, enthusiasts, conservationists and international partners. We protect habitat and educate the next generation. We are looking for a volunteer events team to support our fundraising program and to spread the work about Owl Conservation around the world. This will include full training, lanyard. Most of next year’s event will take place in Cumbria, however there may be opportunities to support elsewhere in the UK. Time: 1 day - 10 days. https://www.facebook.com/WorldOwls If you are interested in supporting our work and volunteering at an event, please do contact message our facebook page or e mail jen@owls.org

JOB: Telling Our Story Volunteers
BE4: 25-11-2022 5pm
IV: --
LOC: Yorkshire Wide
PAY: Help towards travel expenses can be provided
FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Do you have a passion for writing and photography? We’re on the look-out for bloggers to bring our volunteering stories to life! Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is supported by over 600 volunteers each playing an important role in everything we do. From surveying the North Sea coast on the look-out for whales, dolphins, and porpoises to checking on our livestock, pulling up invasive species and also inspiring children and communities to kick-start a life-long love of wildlife. We’d love to be able to showcase the fabulous work of our volunteers across Yorkshire through blog posts on Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website, via our social media channels and in our monthly volunteer news. This role will be based in our volunteering team who provide guidance and good practice advice on volunteering management across the Trust, including leading on volunteering communication and organising volunteering events across Yorkshire. Time: flexible. More information: https://c-js.co.uk/3NV5I3S

JOB: Residential Volunteer 6 months
BE4: 01-05-2023
IV: --
LOC: Exe Estuary, Exminster, Devon
PAY: Accommodation, Lantra/NPTC skills training
FOR: RSPB

RSPB Exe Estuary is part of the Exe Estuary SSSI/SPA and attracts internationally important numbers of wintering and passage waterfowl and the largest concentration of breeding waders in Devon and Cornwall. Working with us on our reserves you will gain the skills and experience needed to progress your career in nature conservation. Assisting in all aspects of our work, you will learn practical habitat management, livestock/estate work, wildlife monitoring and surveying & helping with visitor engagement. Make a genuine contribution to wildlife conservation, gaining a valuable insight into the UK's largest nature conservation charity. You must be enthusiastic, work well in a team with a keen interest in wildlife & conservation. Minimum age 18, with a driving licence. For more details contact: rob.johns@rspb.org.uk

JOB: Placements for August 2023 in Reserves Management, Living Collection (Animal Care), Tourism and Marketing and Conservation Research
BE4: 09-11-2022
IV: --
LOC: Across the UK
PAY: Accommodation with utility bills or reimbursement of expenses, training package, induction and a learning log to compile a portfolio of of your time with us
FOR: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Our placements are targeted at sandwich placement students and aim to give a wide variety of practical experiences and training and development opportunities both through formal training sessions and through working side-by-side with our knowledgeable staff. This year we are offering a number of full-time, 12 month placements in areas such as Practical Reserve Management, Animal husbandry, Conservation Evidence, Living Collection Presentations, Reserve Management and Research and Visitor Engagement, Marketing and Tourism. All placements offer either accommodation or reimbursement of travel expenses. Applications close 9 November with interviews starting later in the month and completed by 14 December. Full details and applications at www.wwt.org.uk/placements

JOB: Volunteer Conservation Leader
BE4: 22-11-2022
IV: --
LOC: Plymouth
PAY:
FOR: Plymouth Environmental Action (PEA)

We are looking for four Conservation Leaders to join our friendly and supportive team. You will lead practical conservation events for our volunteers, in and around Plymouth, and work with the team to plan new projects and assist in the running of the organisation through monthly committee meetings. Training in leading practical conservation activities will be given and you will be able to access relevant training courses. A passion for the environment and excellent communication skills are essential. You must also have held a clean driving licence for at least two years and be willing to take joint responsibility for driving our minibus. Experience in managing groups outdoors and working with volunteers are beneficial, but not essential. Time: 1 event per month plus monthly committee meetings. Please email your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would make a great Conservation Leader to plymouthenvironmentalaction@hotmail.co.uk. See https://c-js.co.uk/3DiYe7d for more information.

JOB: Paid Traineeships (x5) for young people (aged 16-25)
BE4: 11-11-2022
IV: --
LOC: London
PAY: Tax-free training bursary of £6076
FOR: London Wildlife Trust

Looking to kickstart your conservation career? As part of the Keeping it Wild project, we are offering x5 paid traineeships for young people aged 16-25. Keeping it Wild trainees will have the opportunity to work across multiple London Wildlife Trust nature reserves across the capital. 5 full time 4-month placements starting Monday 16th January 2023. Unique opportunity to spend time working with the London Wildlife Trust team, learning valuable practical skills in urban nature conservation, community engagement and communications. To apply: https://c-js.co.uk/3oAi5G5

JOB: Community Woodland Voluntary Trainee
BE4: 30-10-2022
IV: --
LOC: Scarborough
PAY: You will receive on-the-job training to develop your practical experience and receive a £600 training budget to obtain formal qualifications and certificates.
FOR: Raincliffe Wood Community Enterprise

Contract Length: 6 month (3 days per week). A fully immersive vocational work placement in the conservation land management, community and social enterprise sector at England's largest community-managed woodland. This role will involve a variety of working outside supporting habitat management, events and talking to visitors/volunteers, and desk-based tasks including event planning and communications. To support Raincliffe Wood Community Enterprise staff in the delivery of projects; developing your skills in conservation land management, forestry, event coordination, media and communications, volunteer leadership and ecological monitoring. Responsibilities could include practical woodland management, supporting social media activity, photography, liaising with community partners, coordinating events and organising volunteers. You can expect to receive continuing staff support, the opportunity to learn and develop new skills including volunteer leadership and first aid, a £600 training budget to support your professional development, the opportunity to meet new people and a varied and interesting work programme. To apply please email a CV and cover letter outlining why you are applying for the role to enquiries@raincliffewoods.co.uk

JOB: Community Project Officer
BE4:
IV: --
LOC: Greater Manchester
PAY: Training and Expenses
FOR: RSPB

Our Manchester Peoplescape Project aims to build a movement across Greater Manchester to restore and protect Nature, and we have an exciting opportunity for someone be a part of this. To create this movement, we are looking for a volunteer project officer to help us connect groups, individuals, and organisations to share knowledge, skills and resources and join the fightback for nature. Working closely with the Manchester Community Project Officer, you will be the lead contact for a caseload of groups and develop bespoke projects with them which fit their needs and interests. You will use and employ co-productive and inclusive approaches to create exciting projects that allow diverse groups to enjoy, protect and enhance the nature and greenspace around them. Time: 1 to 2 days per week, flexible. More information: https://c-js.co.uk/3ElEP6t

JOB: North Reserves Voluntary Trainee - Spurn NNR
BE4: 24-10-2022 9am
IV: --
LOC: Spurn Nature Reserve, HU12 0UH
PAY: Competitive training programme and travel expenses
FOR: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Are you looking to kick-start your career in conservation? If so, then our Nature Reserve Voluntary traineeship at Spurn would be perfect for you! As a Spurn National Nature Reserve Trainee you will carry out and be involved with a broad range of tasks. This role encompasses every area of our work so you will be involved with the habitat management and conservation work, learn about grazing and how to work grazing animals, carry out habitat and species survey work, engage with visitors and assist at events, monitor of some of the historic features on site, complete infrastructure maintenance work and learn about the running of a visitors’ centre. There are also many options for you to explore and make the traineeship tailored to you. 3 days per week. This role can come with free accommodation (bills included). For more information and to apply, please visit Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website

JOB: Assistant Leader Conwy Wildlife Explorer Group
BE4: 01-03-2023
IV: --
LOC: Llandudno Junction, Conwy, LL31 9XZ
PAY: Support and training available from RSPB
FOR: RSPB

If you are passionate about nature and enjoy working with children, Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group need enthusiastic leaders to help run the monthly meetings for 8 to 12 year olds. Please see the link for further information and how to apply. Assistant Leader for Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group

JOB: Main Leader Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group
BE4: 01-03-2023
IV: --
LOC: Llandudno Junction, Conwy, LL31 9XZ
PAY: Support and training available from RSPB
FOR: RSPB

If you are passionate about nature and enjoy working with children, Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group need leaders to help run the monthly meetings for 8 to 12 years old. 6 to 8 hours a month. Please see the link for further information about this role and how to apply. Main Leader for Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group

JOB: Assistant Leader Sandy Wildlife Explorer Group
BE4: 01-03-2023
IV: --
LOC: RSPB The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire
PAY: All training and expenses provided
FOR: RSPB

If you are passionate about nature and enjoy working with children, Sandy Wildlife Explorer group need assistant leaders to help run the monthly meetings for 8 to 12 year olds. Please see the link for further information about the role and how to apply. Assistant Leader Sandy Wildlife Explorer Group

JOB: Assistant Leader Ashplorers Wildlife Group
BE4: 01-03-2023
IV: --
LOC: Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 5EB
PAY: All expenses and training provided
FOR: RSPB

If you are passionate about nature and enjoy working with children, Ashplorers need leaders to help run monthly meetings for 8 to 12 year olds. 6 to 8 hours a month. Please see the link for information about this role and how to apply. Assistant Leader for Ashplorers Wildlife Group

JOB: Events & Activities Volunteer
BE4: N/A
IV: --
LOC: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, Lancashire
PAY: Expenses, Catering & Retail Discounts, free parking, Volunteer Induction and Training
FOR: The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside

Brockholes has a packed and varied programme of events and activities running throughout the year for visitors of all ages from tots to grown-ups! Events & Activities Volunteers assist us with event set up, meeting and greeting, delivering the sessions and packing away at the end and helping to ensure that everyone has a fantastic experience! The majority of our events and activities are held at weekends (but not every weekend) and school holiday periods, so you will need to be available to volunteer then. We operate a rota system, so you can chose which events to help out with. Apply at www.brockholes.org

JOB: Marine Conservation Volunteer
BE4: Ongoing
IV: --
LOC: Eyemouth, Scottish Borders
PAY: Training will be provided
FOR: Berwickshire Marine Reserve

This is an excellent opportunity for applicants to gain interdisciplinary experience while working with a unique marine conservation charity. Our volunteers will be an integral part of the BMR team ensuring delivery on our programme of events and supporting our Project Officer undertaking a variety of citizen science projects to engage our local community in robust data collection. Please email lauren@berwickshiremarinereserve.org.uk 01890 752509

JOB: Volunteer
BE4: Ongoing
IV: --
LOC: Escot Park, Ottery St Mary
PAY: 0
FOR: Wildwood Escot

At Wildwood Escot in Devon, we thrive through generous volunteers donating their time and talents. We have a wide variety of opportunities including regular positions for individual volunteers, college work placements, university internships and special event days more suited to teams. We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly individuals who are happy to be outside in all weather conditions. Volunteers are welcome to apply to help in various areas of Escot within various teams such as the keeper team, education team, maintenance team and gardening team. We also have fantastic opportunities on various projects such as our wetland restoration project, our Anglo Saxon village experience, seasonal events and our gardening for wildlife project. Find out more from Charlotte Mead on charlotte.mead@wildwoodtrust.org.

JOB: Glasgow National Park City Volunteers
BE4: Ongoing
IV: --
LOC: Glasgow (home working)
PAY:
FOR: Glasgow National Park City Group

We are really excited over the next twelve months to engage many more people in the idea of a Greener, Healthier and Wilder Glasgow and to progress towards achieving Glasgow's designation as a National Park City. To achieve this - in addition to our fantastic management group and ambassadors - we need a team of volunteers to help us build up and expand our work. We have a range of flexible opportunities for volunteers with a few hours a week or more to offer. We need volunteers who can help us carry out research, develop our plans, engage with people and set up events. Time: 2+ hours a week. For more information see https://www.glasgownationalparkcity.org/post/we-need-you

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