Twitter LinkedIn


Wildlife and Countryside Link

Policy and Office Volunteer
Closing date: 28 October
We are looking for a volunteer to support our small team of staff based in London, for one day per week.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
- Internal and external meeting support
- Report writing
- Research
- Contact and data management
- Member liaison
The Policy and Office Volunteer position would be ideal for someone looking to gain experience of working within an environmental charity, with an aim to furthering their career in this exciting and varied sector. The volunteer will receive an insight into the operational aspects of our work, gain general administrative experience as well as the potential of gaining experience of working in some of the following areas of interest: policy and campaigns development, membership, communications, office and data management, and environmental policy research.

For more conservation jobs see

Member Vacancies

Friends of the Earth: Individual Giving Officer
Salary: £26,775 - £31,000
Closing date: 31 October
The Individual Giving Officers have the opportunity to work on a mix of direct marketing projects across both donor acquisition and retention and to support the rest of the team in the delivery of fundraising campaigns. The programme spans telemarketing, print, DRTV, Out Of Home and online fundraising. Friends of the Earth have recently developed a new organisational strategy, with a key focus on supporter experience and will be embarking on a digital refresh in early 2017. So we’re looking for someone with good knowledge of digital strategy, experience of seizing opportunities to develop new products and seeking out and nurturing new audiences – especially using digital channels.

ZSL: Director of Conservation
Salary: £100,000
Closing date: 04 November
The Director of Conservation is responsible for leading Conservation Programmes based in over 50 countries worldwide, including the UK. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. In 2026 they will celebrate their 200th anniversary; their strategy between now and then is to ensure that, through their zoos, research and public engagement, they've enabled over 70 million people to adopt positive steps to support conservation and value nature. They are offering a unique opportunity for a leader with a global reputation in scientific conservation to join their Directors Group and make a substantial contribution to the achievement of ZSL’s mission to conserve animals and their habitats. This is a particularly broad ranging role, pivotal in developing, shaping and delivering their field based conservation work. The successful candidate will focus on large landscapes, as well as iconic species threatened by illegal wildlife trade, and work closely with peers within ZSL and beyond to help deliver their mission.

WWF-UK: Corporate Stewardship Manager - Forests
Salary: £37,000
Closing date: 06 November

An opportunity has arisen in WWF-UK's Corporate Stewardship team for a Forest Policy Manager. They are looking for an experienced individual with a proven track record in the development of policy and advocacy strategies for changing government and corporate policy and practice. The successful candidate will take the lead on WWF’s existing forestry strategy and engage with other specialists to develop future programmes of work on this theme.

Woodland Trust: Volunteer Development Administrator
Salary: £17,000
Closing date: 06 November

Volunteering reaches into every corner of the Woodland Trust's work. As a member of the central Volunteering Development Team your role will be vital to supporting the delivery of the Volunteering Strategy, which directs the way in which volunteering is developed across the Woodland Trust. You will be responsible for providing administration support to the team, handling volunteer enquiries, events administration and supporting with their volunteer communications plan.

Client Earth: Project Officer (Case Management/Paralegal)
Salary: £27,000
Closing date: 07 November
Client Earth have an excellent new opportunity for a reliable, self-motivated individual who thrives in a team environment to join their expanding Strategic Litigation team in London as Project Officer working with their EU Energy & Coal Project and/or their Clean Air Project. The Project Officer will be an integral part of the Strategic Litigation programme and will provide legal and factual research support, carry out team, programme, and budget planning and management, oversee programme-wide monitoring and evaluation systems, and assist with communications, funding applications, and reporting.

Woodland Trust: Visitor Experience Executive
Salary: £25,000
Closing date: 13 November

The Visitor Development Executive will support the Woodland Trust's popular destination site program by assisting the Visitor Experience team in delivering a consistent and quality experience. You’ll take a lead role in the evaluation of new visitor propositions and assist in producing Visitor Experience Design plans for their destination sites, as well producing and embedding a visitor basics tool kit.

Marine Conservation Society: Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager
Salary: £23,300 - £27,700
Closing date: 13 November

MCS's network of volunteer Sea Champions are their local ambassadors in communities across the UK, providing vital support to promote our campaigns, conservation work, membership and fundraising initiatives, encouraging active participation in protecting – and enjoying – our seas, shores and wildlife. MCS are seeking a self-motivated individual who will manage and develop the South East’s network of volunteer “Sea Champions”, promoting wider public awareness of MCS and proactively supporting their conservation goals, as well as increasing their membership base and fundraising activities.

A Rocha: Conservation Projects Manager
£34,050 to £45,470 pro rata
Closing date: 01 December

A Rocha are looking for someone who is well-versed in international biodiversity conservation to join their Science and Conservation team, applying capabilities in conservation project development and project fund raising to the wide range of issues and situations in which they work. The successful candidate's primary task will be to work with colleagues in A Rocha International and a range of A Rocha organisations to convert conservation project concepts into fundable proposals and to seek funds for them. They will have a good understanding of the conservation funding landscape and proven success in securing funds for conservation work. They will be familiar with the latest project development and reporting tools that donors may require. Their broad-ranging knowledge of the contemporary international conservation world will ensure they see new opportunities for A Rocha, finding creative ways to fulfil the resource requirements of A Rocha’s work.

Share this page

Share on Facebook   Tweet this   Share on LinkedIn

In this section: