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.
Seasonal Sales Co-ordinator - apply by 27 April 2015
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in conjunction with the Durrell Visitor Centre team to develop the sales of Durrell membersh...
At our Jersey headquarters, and around the world, Durrell is supported by a large number of invaluable volunteers. Whether it's chopping fruit for our animals, filling envelopes for members, or getting dirty cleaning out enclosures, the help they give is diverse and greatly appreciated.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our activities in Jersey. Volunteers assist in a number of areas at our Wildlife Park, for more information please download our volunteer handbook or contact Durrell’s Volunteer Coordinator Susie Brayshaw at email@example.com or 01534 860045.
If you are interested in volunteering with one of our field projects please keep checking our website; these positions are advertised when available.
What can you do as a volunteer?
If you live in Jersey, Channel Islands, and would like to volunteer at our Jersey site, please fill out the following volunteer interest form and email it with a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
- Susie Brayshaw
- Les Augrès Manor, La Profonde Rue
- Trinity, Jersey JE3 5BP
- Channel Islands
Currently available volunteer roles:
- Landscape Volunteer- Gardening duties such as weeding, pruning ,planting, hoeing, mixing cement/hoggin for pathwork, wood splitting, woodchip screening, watering, sowing seeds in glasshouse/showcase.
- Bird Department Fruit Chopper- Chop fruit with a group of volunteers from 2:00-4:00 on a Monday or Sunday.
- UK based Fundraising Researcher– click for more information. Closing date 17th April
- Gerald Durrell Story guide– click for more information.
- Mammal fruit chopper - Chop fruit for our tamarins and bats from 9.00-10.30 on a Tuesday.
If you are interested in any of these roles please fill in an interest form below and indicate your preference.
You must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer at Durrell. For under 18’s interested in volunteering, please take a look at our Young Conservationists programme.
Due to the volume of interest we receive you we may only be contacted if you are short listed. If you are short listed you will be invited to an informal discussion about volunteering at Durrell.
* 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.
To see if you are suitable to apply for a placement please download the following guidelines.
These placements are full until June 2016.
An exciting new student placement has just become available working for 6 months on our bird department at Durrell, and 6 months with our Jersey based chough project. Click for more details.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date: 19th April 20156.
If you would like further information please contact Susie Brayshaw at email@example.com
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.
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