We're committed to investing in you. Many passionate and talented people want to pursue a career in conservation, but lack the necessary skills and experience to secure their first paid role. Our career development opportunities provide essential skills and experience through training and work-based learning. We offer training courses, work experience, work placements and a voluntary trainee scheme.
Please note our opportunities are only suitable to those over the age of 18. We do not always have the capacity to support learning opportunities however get in touch to find out more.
My confidence and skills grew, I got my dream role as a result.Natural Wellbeing Project Manager
We work very closely with Universities and Colleges within the area to offer work placements to students. Students can complete placements from anywhere between a few weeks and a full academic year. Students have completed placements in marketing & communications, conservation, planning and event management. Our work placement opportunities are advertised within the Colleges and Universities that we work with. If your education provider doesn't currently offer placements with us, and you'd be interested please get in touch.
Please note: Access to your own transport is necessary to complete a placement with us and we are unable to offer any support with accommodation.
Work experience is an excellent way to learn about working life, get hands-on experience in your potential career path and identify your skills and passions. We offer challenging and enjoyable work experience opportunities in our office as well as on nature reserves. Whether this is a formal part of your curriculum or you wish to gain first-hand experience of conservation work, we welcome your application. Please get in touch to find out more.
Please note: We are only able to offer work experience in specific circumstances. Access to your own transport is necessary to complete work experience with us and we are unable to offer any support with accommodation.
Please complete this form to register your interest. As we do not have any current positions available these will be stored until later on in the year. We aim to provide an update on opportunities however if you have not received a response within 4 weeks of your interest being registered then please consider looking for other placements. We are always keen to offer learning experiences to students however this is not always possible for a variety of reasons.
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Volunteering at Cheshire Wildlife Trust is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund through our project Natural Futures.