The Wildlife Trusts is the leading UK conservation organisation for all wildlife, with an inspirational vision for the future. The 47 individual Wildlife Trusts employ more than 2,000 people – and we are always looking for passionate, dedicated and resourceful people to join us. If you have an interest in nature conservation issues and a passion for the values of The Wildlife Trusts, we would love to hear from you! Watch the film below to meet some of the lovely people who work for us. If you'd like to find out more about us, the places we've saved and what we've achieved for wildlife and people then watch this film on our history.

Interested in volunteering with us? Please take a look at some of the Volunteer Opportunities available.  

 

Vacancies

  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone

    Salary: Unpaid role with expenses paid

    Closing date: 26 May 2016

    Are you looking for experience in the environment sector? We are looking for someone to help us collect and manage information on biodiversity projects happening throughout Kent, whilst gaining experience in our busy conservation office.

  • Location: This post is based in Dover

    Salary: This is an unpaid voluntary role however, travel expenses and a tailored training programme will be provided.

    Closing date: 27 May 2016

    Are you looking for experience in the environment sector? We have two Volunteer Trainee Opportunities available to start in June 2016.

  • Location: Cheshire Wildlife Trust, Bickley Hall Farm, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8EF

    Salary: £8.20 per hour, mileage allowance and uncapped commission

    Closing date: 27 May 2016

    We are looking for new stars to join our team of door to door membership recruiters. So, if you are an outgoing, target driven person who loves to meet new people, enjoys working outdoors and wants to help preserve Cheshire’s wildlife then this is the role for you!

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  • Salary: £9.50 per hour to £11.50 per hour OTE plus uncapped commission

    Closing date: 29 May 2016

  • Salary: FTE £24,671 pro rata + 9.5% pension (part-time post) and other benefits

    Closing date: 30 May 2016

    We are seeking a part time (2 days a week) Community Engagement Officer to co-ordinate the work of partner organisations within a large scale, multi-faceted partnership programme. Fixed term contract to 31st December 2018.

  • Location: Cley and Salthouse Marshes, Norfolk

    Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 dependent the applicant's relevant experience.

    Closing date: 30 May 2016

    Cley and Salthouse Marshes is Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s oldest and best known nature reserve. It was purchased in 1926 and provided a blue print for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Protection Area, Special Area of Conservation and a RAMSAR site. It is internationally recognised as one of the UK’s finest bird watching sites. Norfolk Wildlife Trust is seeking a suitably experienced conservation professional to manage this spectacular nature reserve. The post will be responsible for planning, organising and implementing management on the reserve in accordance with the approved management plan as well as regular patrolling, visitor liaison and wildlife and habitat monitoring work. Candidates will have an excellent knowledge of wildlife conservation especially wetland and coastal habitat management techniques and ecology as well as a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife species, particularly avian. Other essential skills and experience include management of designated land (SSSI, SPA, SAC etc.) and agri-environment schemes, excellent organisation and communication, proven experience of managing budgets and ideally qualifications in the use of tractors, ATV, brushcutter, chainsaw, pesticide application and first aid.

  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Salary: National Minimum Wage or Living wage dependent upon age

    Closing date: 30 May 2016

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has a vacancy for a Catering Assistant to join the Restaurant Team. The successful candidate will be required to work during the week, at weekends and during the school holidays, according to the needs of the business.

  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Salary: National Minimum Wage or Living Wage dependent upon age

    Closing date: 30 May 2016

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has a vacancy for a Catering Assistant to join the Restaurant Team. The successful candidate will be required to work during the week, at weekends and during the school holidays, according to the needs of the business.

  • Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

    Salary: £18,000.00 per annum

    Closing date: 30 May 2016

    Brockholes Nature Reserve has a vacancy for a Sous Chef to join the Restaurant Team. The successful individual will be required to assist the Head Chef in the preparation and presentation of high quality hot and cold food for the site’s catering operation to ensure that it is commercially successful and consistently exceeds visitor’s expectations.

  • Location: Pearson Park, Hull and Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield

    Salary: £24500 p.a. pro rata plus upto 9% employer pension contribution

    Closing date: 31 May 2016

    Would you like to be part of a major new environmental programme to get young people active for wildlife and the environment? We are looking for two enthusiastic advocates for wildlife to work with young people at the Trust’s sites, one based at Stirley Farm near Huddersfield and one at our Pearson Park Office in Hull. This five year project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and part of the Our Bright Future programme.

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