Wednesday, 15 January 2014

New Job & Volunteering Vacanies at Wildwood


New Job & Volunteering vacancies at Wildwood


 We have new vacancies at Wildwood. For more details or to apply for these exciting positions, please visit our Jobs page:



Head of Marketing & Fundraising

Function: Management of Wildwood's marketing, fundraising, membership & databases, social networking, advertising & promotions

Salary: Competitive + pension & other benefits


Wildwood Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation of British Wildlife and running the unique Wildwood Discovery Park.


We are looking for someone to manage our marketing & fundraising systems and lead our marketing team.



  • Charity Marketing & Membership
  • Advertising & Promotions
  • Fundraising
  • Event management
  • Public Relations


This exciting new position will be a key role within the organisation and will part of the senior management team. The post will require extensive fundraising and communication experience, charity marketing experience and a proven track record in delivering significant income generation from a variety of streams


For full details please visit our Jobs Page to download the job description:


The closing date is 24th January 2014*. Interviews will be held by arrangement within 2 weeks of that date. 
*Please note that this deadline has been extended, please therefore disregard the closing date of 17th January that appears on the Job Description


Public Education Volunteers

Function: To help members of the public to engage, interact and learn all about our wonderful British native species here at Wildwood

Salary: Voluntary work


Wildwood Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation of British Wildlife and running the unique Wildwood Discovery Park.


We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist our Education team around the park:



  • To help the public around the park.
  • To provide information points.
  • To show artefacts to the public.
  • To engage the public throughout their wildlife experience.


The right person will be:

  • Over 18yrs of age.
  • Friendly and confident.
  • Able to volunteer their time.
  • Enthusiastic about British Wildlife.
  • Reliable.
  • Reasonably fit and active.
  • Happy to be out in all weathers.
  • Able to attend during school holidays and weekends.

Successful candidates will be dedicated to volunteering at a wildlife charity and will receive training in public engagement, animal identification and the history of British wildlife and its conservation. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to handle animal artefacts and work behind the scenes at Wildwood.


We aim to have our volunteers ready and available for the start of the Easter holidays, Saturday 5th April 2014. We are able to train volunteers with the necessary skills and knowledge needed for the post.


We will hold an introductory day, to which all applicants will be invited. Afterwards applicants will be selected based on their potential and abilities for the role. Please not that as we are a small charity, only have a small number of volunteer positions available.


To apply, please email: for an application form. All applications must be submitted by the 7th February 2014.

Please note this is an unpaid position

Important: All applicants for volunteering or work experience must be over 18yrs


Wildwood Trust

Herne Common
Herne Bay


Tel: 01227 712 111


Wildwood is a registered charity no. 1093702





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