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Nature Conservation Traineeship UK (Erasmus+/IndividualPays)

Nature Conservation Traineeship UK (Erasmus+/IndividualPays)

Ambios Ltd

Totnes, United Kingdom

8 , En cours

Description du projet

12 week nature conservation traineeships (not EVS) in South West England, ideal for final year undergraduates, Masters students or recent graduates. This is a self funded traineeship and/or Erasmus+ funding is available. The Ambios nature conservation traineeships provides the foundation skills required for a career in nature conservation along with a comprehensive insight into working in the sector. Trainees are based at Lower Sharpham Farm, Devon or Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset - where they will live and work with a team of fellow trainees as well as working with a range of conservation organizations from our extensive network. The traineeship can count toward university credits. Placements include field trips to local conservation sites; biodiversity assessments, practical skills in wildlife survey; techniques for the management of rural skills landscapes; employability & language skills. Volunteering & EVS also available - 2 week, 6 week and 3 month stay. www.ambios.net


Modalités d'hébergement, de restauration et de transport

Our ‘cabin’ has 8 single bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen/lounge with wood burner. This accommodation is part of our working care farm, managed for biodiversity and learning. It is comfortable and sits amongst the trees, hedgerows, surrounded by idyllic countryside with spectacular views of the River Dart. This is a secure and tranquil place for relaxing between learning sessions. All meals are provided from local produce (direct from our farm where possible) with special dietary requirements catered for on request. We have a Yurt and an open plan office with internet access.


Formation pendant le projet

We like to follow the interests of individual learners when we can and therefore the exact content may vary. There are 5 main areas of learning, grouped under the headings; UK biodiversity in context, UK wildlife surveys and habitat and species monitoring, Applied conservation management, Research projects and community work, Education and widening participation. The learning pathways weave its way through these subject areas to deliver a quality unique and work focused experience.


Profil du volontaire

We are looking for people that are sincerely interested in nature conservation/wildlife/environment/natural world and want to use this opportunity as a platform into the job market or as an insight into the different experiences available. Volunteers should be hard working, socially aware, happy to share space and work with a wide mix of people. A love of the outdoors is a must. English language skills required: intermediate level. We provide excellent language support to help those who need more confidence with their language skills.


Comment poser sa candidature

(http://www.ambios.net/front-page/nature-conservation-experience/) Complete form and return to jackskuse@ambios.net 12 wk - €3000 inc accom and food. Up to 50% Erasmus+ funding is available. Start dates: 2nd July, 2nd October 2019 - deadline 8 weeks before. 2020 dates also available


Informations supplémentaires

If through Erasmus please contact your university as well as applying to us. We also have EVS opportunities through service volontaire. We also take self funded volunteers for 2 weeks - 3 months.

Participants défavorisés

  • This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.

Liens connexes


This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Dates du projet

A total of 12 week(s) during the period 01/07/2019 to 31/07/2023

Lieu du projet

Lower Sharpham Barton Farm, Ashprington, TQ9 7DX Totnes

Recherche des volontaires de

Autriche, Belgique, Bulgarie, Chypre, République tchèque, Allemagne, Danemark, Estonie, Grèce, Espagne, Finlande, France, Croatie, Hongrie, Irlande, Islande, Italie, Liechtenstein, Lituanie, Luxembourg, Lettonie, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malte, Pays-Bas, Norvège, Pologne, Portugal, Roumanie, Suède, Slovénie, Slovaquie, Turquie, Royaume-Uni

Thèmes du projet

Délai de dépôt de candidature

No application deadline


Name: Jack Skuse

Phone: 00441803732747