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Conservation Manager

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As part of its ethos to give responsibility to young people, this post is for an individual to take full responsibility to create information sheets on conservation and wildlife. The post can operate remotely. Each post last for one university year part time. (i.e. you can work part time and fit it in with your university studies as and when you wish)


The trust is a registered charity for the advancement of education in horticulture and conservation. The garden is organic and wildlife takes precedence. The Trust also has a code of practice with regards to rights of non-human life.  In both the house and the garden the carbon footprint is being reduced and measures for ecological living undertaken.

The manager appointed will research write up such guides chosen from the available list supplied. But may also make suggestions of other subjects to be written. The finished material will be stored in the Trust archives and disseminated to the public. The manager will be given authorial credit. The material may be used in future publications by the Trust.

Such volunteering supports the SCGT but yields individual benefits such as: enhanced cv, developmental skills in a chosen areas connected to career choice, learning marketing/presentation/ communication/research etc skills. When recruiting new staff employers often favour applicants who have done volunteering work.

It is suggested that you familiarise yourself with the work of the Trust. (see: stephencoxgarden.simplesite.com)

On conclusion: (i) You will produce a final report on your achievements/role. (ii) Receive a testimonial from the Trust. (iii) Be able to list the Trust as one of their References for job applications.

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Required Role

Conservation Manager

Key responsibilities

Researching and writing guides for the public and education groups on Conservation/Wildlife/Ecology/Climate Change.

Desirable Skills

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Marketing
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Positive attitude
  • Presentation
  • Research
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Marketing
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a month

Start Date: 01-01-2021

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