Coast and Countryside Volunteer Ranger

National Trust

Botallack, St Just, Cornwall

Volunteer • Full Time 01736785903 Jasmin Odell

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 27th April 2018   6 days left

This role provides a great opportunity to work within a dynamic ranger team and develop new skills and experience in conservation. The focus of this role will be outdoor, practical coast & countryside work, and may involve taking part in community events.

By getting involved, you could

  • Experience of working with people of all ages and backgrounds in a beautiful outdoor setting.
  • Improve skills in estate management and knowledge of nature conservation from the ranger team.
  • Develop skills and gain experience in working with volunteers, visitor engagement and working in the heritage sector.
  • Gain experience of working within a historically important landscape
  • Become part of a small, friendly and dedicated team.
  • Get your hands dirty and enjoy the great outdoors.
  • Share your skills, experience, knowledge and enthusiasm with others.
  • Accommodation during your volunteering period.
  • Various projects & events to build on and develop your work experience.
  • Individual training budget allocation.

What's involved?

  • A long term volunteer ranger is a 12 month opportunity involved in the conservation and management of the West Cornwall estate including areas of SSSI, World heritage sites, AONB’s and over a hundred Scheduled monuments within a landscape of an intensity of archaeology that is rivalled by few places in Western Europe.
  • Please contact for more information and application form. 

This role will suit people who

  • Enjoy working on the coast and in the countryside, want to learn new skills and who need hands-on experience for a career in conservation. Will also suit people who enjoy being part of a dedicated team and enjoy engaging with members of the public.
  • Have a full, clean driving license and a good communicator.

Extra information

  • We’ll help you get to know West Cornwall Countryside, how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
  • We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
  • We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and West Cornwall Countryside

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