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Volunteer Conservation Officer (Northamptonshire)

Location: Lings House, off Lings Way, Billing Lings, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8BE

Available: Weekdays

Duration: From 08/04/2018 to 01/10/2018

This exciting 6 month voluntary placement with the Northants Wider Countryside Team is ideal for a recent graduate or someone wishing to begin a career in conservation

The Wider Countryside Team takes the lead with the Trust’s advisory and advocacy work. They are in the forefront of delivery of our priority Living Landscape schemes, responsible for providing nature conservation advice to landowners, public bodies and individual members of the public, undertaking wildlife and habitat surveys, working with local communities on local conservation projects and supporting the high-quality management of our Nature Reserves.

Contribute to the delivery of the Northamptonshire Wider Countryside Team’s Local Wildlife Sites work and other biodiversity projects. Duties involve assisting with the Local Wildlife Sites work including habitat surveys, survey reports & GIS mapping. Also an opportunity to assist with landowner engagement work, other biodiversity projects & planning casework.

In this role, we are looking for a commitment of, at least, 3 days per week. Travel expenses from home will be reimbursed up to a pre-determined limit, and extensive training provided (see role description)

Closing Date: Sunday 25th March 2018, at midnight.

Equality and Diversity: We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.



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VO Role Description March2018 BCN174 KB
Application Form March 2018 BCN205 KB

Contact details:

For more information, please download the role description below or for specific questions contact Alan Smith ( Conservation Officer – Northants ) 01604 774046 or


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