Links with Nature Engagement Officer

Durham Wildlife Trust

Houghton-le-Spring / Hybrid
£28,875 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 27th May 2024  

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for wildlife with experience of working in a community setting to drive forward an ambitious engagement programme. Links with Nature will be working in the Coalfield area of Sunderland to restore nature across 13 greenspaces and empower local people to get involved and realise the benefits for wildlife and their own health and well being. This is a partnership project between Durham Wildlife Trust, Sunderland City Council and Wear Rivers Trust with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Working for Durham Wildlife Trust

Durham Wildlife Trust is the leading organisation in environmental land management, nature conservation and rewilding in our region because of our dedicated staff.

Successful candidates will be joining our passionate and talented team of ecologists, educators, influencers, fundraisers and skilled practical conservation officers and managers. To address the significant challenges faced by nature we need to recruit and retain committed and talented people, and support them to develop further. Central to Durham Wildlife Trust’s staff journey is the ethos of personal and professional development. 

Durham Wildlife Trust is an inspiring and energetic place to develop your career and we welcome applications from anyone who wants a role that makes a difference. We are creating a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse – where all our people can be themselves. Every idea, insight and perspective is valued, so that together we can unleash our collective genius and Bring Nature Back!

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