Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Leicester based, with travel across the region

Volunteer • Full or Part Time

www.lrwt.org.uk msporteous@lrwt.org.uk 0116 248 7360 Morag Scott Porteous

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 3rd June 2018   7 days left


Working with the Reserves Officer to gain experience and skills in leading a large volunteer work group and carrying out practical habitat management tasks across the Trust’s 33 reserves. Volunteer placement to equip you with a broad range of skills and experience in practical habitat management, group leadership, the use of a variety of power and hand tools and best practice in conservation management. Training: first aid at work, pesticide and chainsaw certification, and broad range of in-house training. 

Full driving licence + 1 year’s driving experience essential. Must have great communication and organisational skills, good computing skills, a ready sense of humour, enthusiasm and ability to use initiative and motivate others. Previous experience desirable but not essential. 6-12 month placement, 4-5 days per week. 

Unsalaried volunteer trainee placement, no accommodation provided but £300/month towards living costs + training allowance and appropriate PPE.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 19 June.

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