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Brockholes Conservation Intern (3 days per week, days TBC but must be available weekdays)

Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

Available: Weekdays

If you're looking to gain practical conservation skills at one of the most stunning and ecologically interesting Nature Reserves in the North West. Please apply to become our new Conservation Intern!

Brockholes Nature Reserve is offering an opportunity for a voluntary internship in the Reserve Team. This role will suit someone with prior experience of nature reserves and conservation volunteering, or with some existing estate skills and natural history knowledge, combined with a passion for wildlife conservation. The role offers the chance to gain valuable experience of nature conservation work which is key to establishing a career in this field.

Please read the below job description for more details.

Main tasks will include:

• Assisting Reserve staff in the day to day running of the site
• Practical habitat management, including habitat creation, restoration and maintenance
• Reserve infrastructure work, such as fence and path repair and/or installation
• Coordinating and supervising volunteer teams and work parties
• Assisting with community and public engagement activities
• Checking livestock and assisting in managing grazing animals
• Promoting the safety, health and wellbeing of fellow volunteers and also staff.
• Biological survey opportunities

This is a varied role and provides an excellent opportunity to make a genuine contribution to nature conservation whilst gaining valuable experience for a career in this field.

Please send a copy of your C.V and a covering letter outlining your previous experience of outdoor practical work and your suitability for this role, by email, to by 4pm on Friday 23 March.

We also required you to register your interest in volunteering with Lancashire Wildlife Trust online at again by 4pm on Friday 23 March.

We expect to review all applications w/b 26 March, with a view to selecting potential interns to come to Brockholes to meet the team and learn more about the role. We expect that the selected intern will start volunteering with us in April.


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