Volunteer Internship - Connecting Communities to Nature

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Irvine, North Ayrshire

Volunteer • Part Time

[email protected] +441313127765 Peter Gilbert

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Saturday, 10th July 2021  


Title: Volunteer intern, Connecting Communities to Nature

Status: Part time and fixed term 12-15 hours per week over 2-3 days until December 2021

Location: Irvine

Closing date: We will be recruiting on an ongoing basis and opportunity may be withdrawn early

Connecting Communities to Nature in Ayrshire is a three year Heritage Grant project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund/National Heritage Lottery Fund and delivered by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. It is delivering real benefits to local people and is energetically and enthusiastically led by the Ayrshire Community Engagement Officer.

We have varied opportunities for 2 x 6 month interns to get involved in the delivery of community activities such as volunteer work groups, community groups, schools and public events. You will be working closely with the Community Engagement Officer who will provide all on the job training and supervision.

What we are looking for:

  • availability for 6 month period
  • able to volunteer evenings and weekends where required
  • confidence in communicating to the public

What you will get in return:

  • a real boost to your career prospects
  • the instant rewards that come from liaising and working with local communities
  • real involvement with a varied programme of community engagement including practical work on nature reserves


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