Unpaid Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Totton, Hampshire

Volunteer • Part Time

www.hiwwt.org.uk recruitment@hiwwt.org.uk 01489 774400

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Thursday, 1st February 2018  


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the two counties. For more than 50 years we have protected wildlife and inspired others to love nature.

We are looking for someone keen to enter a career in conservation based education or practical conservation to join our team at Testwood Nature Reserve for six months from March 2018. The successful applicant will assist with

  • delivery of environmental education to groups and visitors at Testwood Lakes under the supervision of the Education staff,
  • day to day running of the centre, helping to develop and promote the education and interpretation of the wildlife reserve.
  • practical conservation work to maintain and/or improve habitats, practical estate work to maintain and/or improve public access and wildlife surveying.

The post will be unpaid, but you will be provided with in-house training and gain a wealth of experience in this area of work. You are asked to make a commitment to volunteering with the Trust over a 3-6 month period (ideally 3 days per week), but the specific details of this can be negotiable.

Due to the nature of the work this role is for over 18s only and subject to a DBS check.

Duration: Three to six months from March 2018; 2-3 days per week

Location: Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, Totton, Hampshire.

Application deadline: 9am, Thursday 1st February 2018

Interview Date: Monday 19th February 2018

We require completed application forms. Please download an application form and further job details at www.hiwwt.org.uk/jobs, or request one by email to recruitment@hiwwt.org.uk, or by telephoning 01489 774400.


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