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Volunteer Trainee Reserve Officers

This exciting volunteer post will give you vital experience at one of the UK’s best nature reserves. Based at Rutland Water Nature Reserve’s new purpose-built Volunteer Training Centre you will have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the nature reserve; including habitat management, wildlife recording and monitoring and community engagement. You will also have the opportunity to work with the high-profile Rutland Osprey Project and get involved with the Birdfair.

The role is very practical and this volunteer placement will be suitable for someone who is looking to start a career in conservation as a nature reserve warden or in a similar role. As part of your training you will gain certificates in the use of chainsaws, herbicide application and first aid; and you will be trained in hedge-laying, dry stone walling, charcoal burning, tractor driving and much more.

The placement is based on four days per week for one year (Monday-Thursday), beginning in September 2016. We would expect you to commit yourself to this placement for the duration of the twelve months, 4 days per week. Uniform and personal protective equipment will be provided.

A living allowance of £75 per week will be paid for each 4 day week completed.

Closing date for applications is the 17th of June 2016.

Interviews will take place on the 4th July 2016.

For more information about the role click on the link below:

Trainee Reserve Officer Post 2016 – Role description and duties

For details of how to apply click on the link below:

Trainee Reserve Officer Post – Letter to applicants 2016


Membership Promoter

Spring into a new job today!

As a Membership Promoter you will enjoy the security of an employed position with a guaranteed base salary, flexible working days, and the ability to earn realistic and uncapped commission.

Wildlife Fundraising (Central) Ltd is currently expanding their team of paid Membership Promoters in the local area. This is a chance for independent, friendly and passionate people to join the company. If you have an interest in wildlife conservation and your local environment then we would love to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your experience to a position where you can contribute directly to cause that you are passionate about.

  • Guaranteed hourly wage of £8 with a realistic commission rate, meaning the average hourly wage is £12.50 and top recruiters are earning in excess of £20 p/hr.
  • Working 3-5 days a week at local private site venues you will be speaking to members of the public and using your enthusiasm to encourage them to enjoy their local wildlife and help the charity with a monthly Direct Debit donation.
  • Full training and materials will be provided, no fundraising experience necessary.

If you have a valid driving license and your own transport, are happy to do some weekend working as well as having a passion for wildlife then please call Gianna on 0333 3207 273 or email [email protected]

Further details and job description can be found on their website

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