The Trust is calling for applications for the new volunteer internship programmes in the North of Scotland.
Undertaking a volunteer internship position with the Scottish Wildlife Trust provides an excellent opportunity to gain new skills and experience whilst also contributing to the protection of Scotland’s wildlife and the environment.
Current positions available in the North of Scotland include a Volunteer Marketing Co-ordinator Internship and a Volunteer Reserves Co-ordinator Internship.
The Volunteer Marketing Co-ordinator Internship role provides a tremendous opportunity to support a large landscape project and local volunteers utilising social media.
The Trust’s local volunteers and Coigach – Assynt Living Landscape Project Manager are looking for someone to make the best use of new methods of communication to help make an impact throughout the North of Scotland and beyond. This volunteer internship will be home-based and applicants should ideally be living in the area.
The Trust’s Volunteer Reserves Co-ordinator Internship role will involve undertaking a varied range of tasks including devising strategies, championing a unique Scottish species, helping with reserve data and event organising. This role provides a great opportunity to support the Trust’s work in the North of Scotland, meet local staff and gain valuable experience.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust's Volunteer Development Officer, Peter Gilbert, said: “These positions are a great opportunity for volunteers to get involved with our work in the North of Scotland and to gain a wide range of experience concerning our projects and sites, including our exciting Coigach – Assynt Living Landscape project.”
The volunteer positions will be for a 12-week period starting in June 2014, with full induction, training and mentoring provided. For a full job description and to apply online, please follow the links below.