What you’ll be doing
No two days will be the same in this Ranger role at Morden Hall Park. You’ll be responsible for delivering practical activities to support the delivery of the GAP project in your local area, both on National Trust properties and in the wider community. You’ll work with partners on projects that promote the value of conservation and the local environment through volunteering, informal training and vocational qualifications.
Working with National Trust staff and partners, you’ll support, enable and encourage young people to play an active role in their local environment and community through training and skills development, and by providing inspiration and support.
Alongside practical experience and professional competence in conservation and countryside management, you will possess strong people skills and an ability to engage young people and local communities. You’ll facilitate inspirational experiences of conservation work for young people; motivating them to care for their local environment; helping them to develop their skills and passion for the outdoors and the natural environment.
You’ll be responsible for the day to day delivery of the practical elements of the GAP at National Trust properties and on land owned by others. You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these fantastic landscapes, we’re delivering excellent conservation work. You’ll proudly represent the National Trust in the local community.
Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 10 months)
This role is required to work with vulnerable groups including children and any offer of employment or volunteering is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check
Closing Date: 2nd November 2017 (Provisional interview date: 8th November 2017)