Somerset Wildlife Trust

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Volunteer Receptionist 

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We are looking for a receptionist to meet and greet our visitors, and handle enquiries, whether it’s face to face, on the phone or via email. You will be supplied with training from internal staff and be supported throughout your volunteering. The receptionist role is a crucial part of running the Somerset Wildlife Trust's Taunton Office efficiently. No matter your availability, if you are interested in helping us, we would love to hear from you.

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Assistant Ecologist / Ecologist with First Ecology

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Are you keen to start or progress your career in ecological consulting with a company that will invest in your professional development long-term?
Do you have a mature, responsible and determined work ethic, passion for wildlife and a pragmatic attitude towards land development? If so, our consulting subsidiary, First Ecogy would love to hear from you!

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Business Co-ordinator with Wildlife Trust Consultancy


Are you passionate about sustainable development and enjoy the challenges and benefits of network collaboration but unable to commit to a full-time role? We would love to hear from you!
The role is part time and involves providing support to the WTC (Wildlife Trust Consultancy) committee and general members to allow the group to maximise collaboration opportunities and operate as efficiently and pro-actively as possible with a view to developing both the capacity and capability of the network

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Wetland Ecologist


Are you experience at work with nature conservation organisations and have a background in habitat surveying, habitat mapping and the collation of multiple datasets? Maybe you even have experience of wetland systems and have knowledge of fish ecology?

Somerset Wildlife Trust is seeking an exceptional individual for this exciting role within the Trust. The role exists to plan, coordinate and carry out a study of the wetland and aquatic ecological networks on the Somerset Levels and Moors using European eels (Anguilla anguilla) as a focal species.

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Membership Sales - Somerset ( Permanent)

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Are you looking to take your sales ability to the next level, with excellent earning potential and varied working environments?

We're looking for people who can inspire members of the public to join Somerset Wildlife Trust and support our work.  Our teams work at a range of quality venues across Somerset (booked by our in-house team) such as shops, garden centres, county shows and events. No street fundraising.  

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Please note that under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all employers are required to ensure potential employees are legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom; If you are shortlisted for interview we will ask you to provide appropriate documentation.