Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer - Leicester

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Leicester, United Kingdom

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30 days ago

Closing date: Monday 28 November 2022
Salary: £400 monthly contribution towards living costs
Contract type: Internship / Working hours: Full time
Location: The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester, LE3 5DE
This exciting volunteer trainee post will give you vital experience across Leicestershire and Rutland’s wide range of habitats. Based in our Leicester main office, you will have the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of conservation.

The Role

Working with our Reserves Team to gain experience and knowledge for a career in Conservation, the post includes leading a large volunteer work group and carrying out a wide range of practical habitat management tasks across the Trust’s 35 reserves. A busy and exciting opportunity to learn and develop skills in practical habitat management, group leadership, use and maintenance of power and hand tools and best practice in conservation management.

Training: first aid at work, pesticide, brushcutter and chainsaw certification, and a broad range of in-house training.

Must have great communication and organisational skills, good computing skills, a ready sense of humour, enthusiasm and ability to use initiative and motivate others.

A full, clean driving licence with at least one-year’s driving experience is vital to be able to undertake this role.

Please download and read through the full placement role description below.