Saving species from extinction

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.

 

Advertised vacancies...

Nursery Chef - apply by 9 September 2015

We are looking for a Nursery Chef with the right attitude to join our professional, caring and highly motivated team on a part-time and permanent bas...

Head of Business Administration - apply by 25 September 2015

This is a key senior management post which will influence the Trust’s strategy and plan the financial route forward. It will lead budgeting, ma...

Finance Assistant - apply by 25 September 2015

Durrell’s busy finance team are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to assist in in all aspects of the preparation of monthly, qua...

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 volunteer@durrell.org 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 volunteer@durrell.org or mail to:

  • Susie Brayshaw
  • Les Augrès Manor, La Profonde Rue
  • Trinity, Jersey JE3 5BP
  • Channel Islands

Currently available volunteer roles:

- Charity Shop Volunteers - click for more information

-'Cans For Corridors' Volunteers - click for more information

- 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.

- Gerald Durrell Story guide – click for more information.

- Organic Farm Volunteer – click for more information.

- Academy Admin Volunteer – click for more information.

If you are interested in any of these roles please fill in an interest form below and indicate your preference.

PLEASE NOTE:

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.

Download Volunteer Interest form ( Word Document / PDF Document )

* If you would like assistance, please contact us at volunteer@durrell.org.

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.

For more information and to see if you are eligible to apply, please download our placement guidelines. More information on our placements can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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.

If you would like further information please contact Susie Brayshaw at volunteer@durrell.org

Response time

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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