Voluntary Conservation Trainee x2

Closing date:
Salary: Voluntary - unpaid
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Based at Pond Farm, Wisley Common, Byfleet, Surrey, GU23 6QS (placement covers the whole county)
An excellent training opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in conservation and land management.

Contact details

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail, please email claire.courtier@surreywt.org.uk

Job reference: Voluntary Conservation Trainee

About the role

The successful applicants will receive a diverse range of practical training from heathland management, sustainable woodland management, to conservation grazing, along with more transferable skills.

Some flexibility exists around the role, dependent on candidates’ skills and availability. We offer a selection of external training covering outdoor first aid, brushcutter and NPTC chainsaw use, in addition to internal training including species ID, cattle welfare and habitat management.  

Applicants must have some previous practical conservation experience, good communication skills, be computer literate, a good level of physical fitness, with a full driving licence. A relevant qualification is desired. Candidates must have a keen interest in the environment and seeking a career in this field. Trainees anticipated commitment will be - 3 days per week, for 12 months.