Wildlife Trainees (Ecology) x 2

Type of Opportunity: Traineeship

Number of opportunities available: 2

Duration: 26-52 weeks

Location: Oxford

Salary: Unpaid but with expenses


As well as surveying on BBOWT’s nature reserves, you will assist the Trust’s Water Vole Recovery Project by carrying out Water Vole surveys and monitoring Mink activity. Office-based activities will involve the management of survey data with an emphasis on data entry. Trainees committing to the full 12 months will have the opportunity to undertake survey data analysis.

You will have extensive internal training and a budget (subject to confirmation) for external training courses and have a dedicated mentor who will monitor your progress and help with personal development throughout your placement. Limited travel expenses are available. Over 80% of our previous Wildlife Trainees have jobs in the industry.

Applicants should have a keen interest in UK wildlife conservation. Relevant volunteering experience is desirable.

For an application form and more information please visit our website. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020, 9am.

There will be a short interview at Littlemore, Oxford.

The successful applicants will be asked to start their traineeship mid-March 2020.