Overview

Do you have a passion for connecting people with wildlife and inspiring action for nature at a local level?

We are looking for an innovative People & Wildlife Officer, to lead on the delivery of a variety of nature-related projects to engage communities and businesses, striving to make more space for wildlife and connect people with nature across the Avon area.

This role encompasses several short-term projects, including a project delivering green care interventions, supporting people with mental-health conditions. Training will be provided, and more information can be found in the ‘Job Description and Supporting Information’ available at https://www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/people-wildlife-officer

As we finalise our ambitious new 10-year strategy to enable nature’s recovery on a grand scale, we are now working on exciting plans to engage more people than ever to take action to bring back and manage more land for wildlife. You will support in the development of these plans and need to be ready to adapt and deliver new approaches and ideas.

We are looking for someone with a track record in delivering nature-related community engagement activities. You will have a good understanding of nature conservation principles and practice, as well as a commitment to Avon Wildlife Trust’s strategy.

Avon Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage 30 nature reserves for wildlife and people across the West of England. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the region and inspire local communities and people of all ages to care for wildlife where they live.

The Wildlife Trusts value diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the ‘Job Description and Supporting Information’ and ‘Application Form’ documents from  https://www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/people-wildlife-officer. Please return completed applications and equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected] or post to HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol, BS8 1DR, to arrive by the closing date.

Closing date:

9am Wednesday 2nd June 2021

Interviews:

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview to take place in June – date tbc. Following first interview, leading applicants may then be asked to attend a second interview.

Contact details:

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email [email protected].

No CVs or agencies please.

Charity No: 280422