Conservation and Climate Change Traineeship (10 places available)

Location: Llyn Parc Mawr Community Woodland, Newborough, , LL61 6SU
Do you have an interest in wildlife or nature? Are you keen on learning more about practical conservation and how it works on the ground? North Wales Wildlife Trust and Llyn Parc Mawr Community Woodland Group are joining forces this summer to offer a unique role to young people aged 16 to 24, and living on Anglesey.

Position details

Duration

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Commitment

Weekdays

Contact details

Please email completed applications to andy.ocallaghan@northwaleswildlifetrust.org.uk by Monday 12th July 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION: Conservation and Climate Change Trainee              

Length of post: Two week placement, Monday to Friday beginning 26th July

Number of posts available: 10 trainees will be chosen

Location: Llyn Parc Mawr, Newborough (Transport can be provided)

Responsible to: Andy Charles-O'Callaghan

North Wales Wildlife Trust and Llyn Parc Mawr Community Woodland Group are joining forces this summer to offer a unique training opportunity to young people aged 16 to 24 and living on Anglesey. This has been set up to give young people an opportunity to gain practical experience in conservation, learn how to use green solutions to tackle climate change, learn more about the natural environment and gain a range of accreditations to help towards a future career in the green sector.

The role will include the following:

  1. Practical conservation training using a range of hand tools
  2. Learn about how to reduce the impacts of climate change through using green solutions
  3. Learn about land management and climate science
  4. Receive formal qualifications and accreditation in the sector
  5. Marine and land conservation – what’s the difference?
  6. REC first aid one day course
  7. Involving the local community – how and why?
  8. Outdoor skills such as bush craft and green wood working

You do not need to have any specific qualifications to take part. All we ask for is that you are free to attend each day, are able to follow health and safety instructions, and that you have an interest in learning about nature, conservation and climate change.

What next?

You can download the application form from the North Wales Wildlife Trust website, or email Andy on the email address below to request a form.

Important application information

We want to know all about what interests you about conservation and climate change and what motivates you to want to take part, so make sure you tell us all about your own passions and interests when writing your application! Please also include an email address and your name so we can contact you (parent/guardian email if you are under 18).

Please email completed applications to Andy.OCallaghan@northwaleswildlifetrust.org.uk by Monday 12th July 2021, and good luck!