Volunteer Reserves Trainee

Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

St Albans, with travel to sites across Herts and Middlesex

Volunteer • Part Time

www.hertswildlifetrust.org.uk recruitment@hmwt.org 01727 858901 ext 229 or 07876 508036 Josh Wells

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 24th February 2020  

A unique opportunity to gain experience working within the Reserves Team of a successful and growing conservation charity!

Volunteer Reserves Trainee
Voluntary (out-of-pocket expenses paid)
12 months
3 days a week (22.5 hours)

An opportunity to gain experience and training in practical conservation work on over 40 different nature reserves to further a career in conservation and make a positive contribution to the conservation of Hertfordshire and Middlesex’s habitats and species.

Training will include NPTC chainsaw units 201-3, Brushcutter, First Aid, Identiplant as well as in-house training in habitat management, ecological surveying and monitoring, tree safety surveying and management planning.

The Volunteer Reserves Trainee will assist the Reserves Team with their daily reserve work and work closely with volunteers. There will be opportunities to undertake other aspects of reserve management such as surveying species, livestock husbandry, guided walks and helping with events.

You’ll be a committed conservationist educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological/environmental science and ideally have some experience of practical habitat management.

Based at Grebe House, St Albans (where you will pick up an allocated van), travelling to sites across Herts and Middlesex.

A driving licence is required. The post is subject to a disclosure check by the Disclosure Barring Service.

To download an application pack, please visit our website.

The closing date for applications is 8.30am on Monday 24 February 2020.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 March 2020.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, along with an equal opportunities form, to recruitment@hmwt.org.

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