Work at Durrell (Jersey & Overseas)
Whether you're looking for advertised positions, wanting to become a volunteer or a student looking for work experience, you're in the right place.
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Around the world, Durrell is supported by hundreds of volunteers, without whom our work would grind to a halt. Whether it's helping to hand-rear chicks in Mauritius; assisting our tortoise breeding in Madagascar or giving guided tours of our Jersey headquarters, the donation of our volunteers' time is invaluable to us.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our activities in Jersey. Our volunteer programme is restricted to Jersey residents, aged 18 or over, who are able to make a regular commitment. The areas in which we most need help are:-
- Guided tours
- Organic farm
- Children's parties
- Food preparation
- General office
- Printed material mailings
If you live in Jersey, Channel Islands, and would like to volunteer at our Jersey site, please fill out the following application form and email it with a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
Les Augrès Manor, La Profonde Rue,
Trinity, Jersey JE3 5BP
* If you would like assistance, please contact us at email@example.com
Durrell is delighted to be able to offer a number of work experience placements which will give you a unique understanding of working for an international conservation organisation.
There is the chance to develop your skills across a variety of departments at Durrell; these include the animal, education, landscape, lab and veterinary, maintenance and marketing departments.
There is also the opportunity to complete research projects and dissertations during your placement.
A placement at Durrell will provide valuable experience to add to your CV showing future employers that you are committed to a career in the conservation sector.
We will be taking applications from the 1st November 2013 for:
· Summer placements – Starting 2nd June 2014 to September 2014.
· Year placements – Starting 1st September 2014 to August 2015.
Closing date for applications will be 1st January 2014, and successful applicants will be notified by 8th January 2014. If you would like to conduct research during your placement please indicate this at the time of your application.
If you are interested in further details or finding out about the application process please contact Susie Brayshaw at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01534 860045 for further information.
If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. We would like to be able to write to all applicants individually, but this is not possible due to limited HR resources.
As you will no doubt appreciate we receive numerous requests on a daily basis regarding employment at Durrell. Unfortunately we do not have the manpower to respond personally to all enquiries received.
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