Volunteer Trainee Local Wildlife Sites Officer

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

St Albans, Hertfordshire

Volunteer • Part Time

www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk recruitment@hmwt.org 01727 858901 ext 236. Matt Dodds

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 29th July 2019  

A unique opportunity to gain experience working within the Wider Countryside team of a successful and growing conservation charity.

Volunteer Trainee Local Wildlife Sites Officer

Voluntary (out-of-pocket expenses paid)
12 months
3 days a week (22. Hours)

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We are supported by over 22,000 members and, with a network of volunteers, we care for the beautiful wild places of Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

As part of the Wider Countryside Team, the Local Wildlife Sites Trainee will:

  • gain experience and training in surveying and monitoring of Local Wildlife Sites and make a positive contribution to the conservation of Hertfordshire and Middlesex’s habitats and species.
  • assist the Local Wildlife Sites Officer to maintain and develop the LWS survey programme, coordinate and carry out LWS surveys, and to review outputs using a combination of on-site surveying and a variety of datasets and other digital tools.

You’ll be a committed conservationist educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental science. A basic understanding of Hertfordshire's habitats is required, as well as a high level of computer literacy.

For full role specification and how to apply please click here.

The post is subject to a disclosure check by the Disclosure Barring Service. A driving licence and flexibility to work occasional irregular hours is required for all posts.

Information from your application will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations. Individuals have, on written request, the right of access to personal data held about them. Please see our Applicant Privacy Notice on our website - www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk/policies

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