Full Time Volunteer needed!

A full time volunteer ranger is needed to join the Boscastle to Morwenstow to team.

If you want to volunteer for an organisation with a fascinating past and an exciting future then the National Trust could be for you. We currently have a vacancy for a Full Time Volunteer to join our Ranger team on the spectacular North Cornwall coast between Boscastle and Morwenstow. You will gain knowledge, skills and experience in practical habitat, access and estate management and engaging with the public. This will include footpath maintenance and repair, vegetation control, habitat improvement, surveying, fencing, Cornish hedging, woodworking, interpretation, leading events and volunteer groups. You will use a wide variety of tools, machinery and equipment.

You need to be able to commit to at least six months, working five days a week. Some weekend and evening work is required in this role. Training courses will be provided subject to funding and availability (e.g. NPTC and Lantra certificated courses, also general TCV and National Trust courses in countryside skills, habitat management, species ID, education and interpretation skills). Also a NPTC diploma in work based Environmental Conservation is available.

This fantastic opportunity will suit those of a very practical, friendly nature, who are physically fit and enjoy working outdoors. You will meet people from all walks of life whilst improving the environment around you. A qualification in countryside management or similar would be useful. This role could help you gain full time paid employment in conservation work.

Accommodation is provided free, but contribution towards electric and tv licence.

FULL DRIVING LICENCE ESSENTIAL.

Contact Jennifer Herbert on jennifer.herbert@nationaltrust.org.uk for an application pack and more details.

Closing date: Sunday 12 October 2014

Interviews on Thursday 23 October 2014

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