Voluntary Conservation Trainees

Closing date:
Salary: Voluntary - unpaid. Covers cost of training and travel expenses
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Based at Pond Farm (placement covers the whole county), Wisley Common
Byfleet, Surrey, GU23 6QS
An excellent opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in conservation and land management. The placement will provide a diverse range of practical training from sustainable woodland management, heathland 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 First Aid at Work and NPTC chainsaw use, in addition to internal training including species ID, cattle welfare and habitat management.

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

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Voluntary Conservation Trainee Role Description