Conservation Assistant (Volunteer)

Natural England

East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Volunteer • Full Time 01626832330 Linda C Corkerton

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 4th June 2018  

Conservation Assistant (Volunteer)

Hosted by Natural England as part of the Moor Than meets the Eye (MTMTE) partnership HLF funded scheme the Conservation Assistant (Volunteer) role is a year-long structured training programme for graduate volunteers to consolidate skills and knowledge in applied conservation management. 

Experience will be gained in practical habitat and countryside management, biological surveying and monitoring as well as public engagement. Each person will be supported by a travel and subsistence allowance and an individually tailored package of training.

The volunteer Conservation Assistant role is suitable for recent graduates wishing to develop applied and practical conservation skills in order to gain employment in the nature conservation. We are looking for candidates with a degree or equivalent qualification in an environmental subject and a demonstrable, keen interest in pursuing a career in the sector. A full, clean driving licence is essential.

For further details and a candidate pack, please go to the Volunteer section of the Natural England home page on the GovUK web site or contact Linda Corkerton, Training Supervisor at or phone 01626 832330.

Key Dates:

Application Deadline: Monday 4 June 2018 9.00 am
Informal Interviews: 11 June 2018
Proposed Start Date: Monday 11 July 2018

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