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.  

Our Environment Our Future Vacancies

Exciting opportunities have arisen to be a part of a new programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. These job roles will be based at the Newark office. Have a look to see if these are the roles for you.



  • Location: Across Kent

    Salary: £9.85 per hour plus commission of 60% of the annual value of memberships (excluding Gift Aid) for each member recruited above target. A commission-based package, with minimum wage guaranteed. (Target of two members per day worked as agreed).

    Closing date: 10 September 2015

    Interview Date: 16th or 17th September 2015

  • Location: Dean Bradley House, SW1P 2AF (with some time to be spent off site overseeing project work)

    Salary: £27,000-£30,000 per annum

    Closing date: 10 September 2015

  • Location: Littlemore, Oxfordshire

    Salary: £21,672 per annum

    Closing date: 10 September 2015

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable senior administrator to join our friendly, hard-working Membership Team.

  • Location: Worplesdon Common and Norbury Park

    Salary: Voluntary

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    We're looking for volunteers to help carry out visitor satisfaction surveys.

    Voluntary Visitor Survey Interviewer
  • Location: Based at home

    Salary: Voluntary

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

  • Salary: £30,000 pro-rata + pension

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    We are seeking an experienced fundraiser to significantly increase our income from key donors and supporters of our work, particularly in the area of major gifts and legacies.

  • Salary: Meets national minimum wage

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    Wildscapes is a Community Interest Company owned by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust. The land management division are looking for capable individuals with experience of practical conservation, grounds maintenance and soft landscaping work to join the team on casual contracts.

  • Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW

    Salary: £22,000 Post grade - 2c (£19,788 to £23,919)

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    We are seeking a talented and ambitious individual who will help us continue to effectively manage our nature reserves for wildlife – ensuring we provide positive opportunity for people along the way. The post holder will also play a key role in helping us to achieve our vision for a living landscape in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.

  • Salary: National minimum wage

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    We are looking for friendly, outgoing receptionists to provide cover on a casual basis at our beautiful Visitor Centre in Thatcham, West Berkshire. Immediate start available.

    NDC casual reception
  • Location: Rainton Meadows

    Salary: £22,500

    Closing date: 11 September 2015

    DWT requires an enthusiastic, practical person with a background in managing land for nature conservation to work with our outstanding volunteers to manage 12 of the Trust’s reserves. Based in the eastern section of the Trust’s area, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing some of the most significant wildlife sites in the North East, including magnesian limestone grasslands, ravine woodlands and internationally designated coastline. We require an individual with excellent wildlife knowledge, a degree or equivalent in an environmental/ecological discipline (or equivalent) and at least 2 years experience working in a similar role. Essential qualifications are certification in competency in use of chainsaws (CS30 & 31), pesticides (PA1 & PA6), 1st Aid at Work and a full driving licence. Candidates must also have experience in using and maintaining vehicles and equipment. Leadership and supervisory skills are a must, as is experience of risk assessment and working to agreed management plans.