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Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Funded Trainee Opportunities

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust are offering a funded conservation traineeship for people from harder to reach backgrounds, and are now opening recruitment for the next cohort of trainees.  

The traineeships are based in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Sheffield and Rotherham. 

The Working for Nature traineeship is for people from harder to reach backgrounds to train alongside a Reserves Officer, learning practical conservation skills and to study for a Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Environmental Conservation. 

Trainees are based either in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire or Sheffield for 44 weeks and receive a bursary of over £11,000 to complete the traineeship. 

Applicants need to be 18 or over, be reasonably IT literate, have access to a means of transport to travel, willing to work outdoors in all weathers and most importantly, be really passionate about wildlife.

More information and the link to fill in an Expression of Interest form can be found at They will be running Zoom sessions for all interested applicants later this month / early October.

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