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Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the county's largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk's wildlife and wild places.

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If you have time on your hands and want to help Norfolk's wildlife then why not volunteer on some of our fantastic nature reserves. Find out more.
Please see the Job Details for application information, and Job Descriptions for more about each position. Download these below or send an A4 SAE (£1.28 stamp) to Reception at:

Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Migrant hawker, photo by Peter Dent
Stoat, photo by Nick Appleton

Seasonal Engagement Officers x 2

Salary is in the range £16,800 to £18,000 per annum depending on experience.
1 x full time from 11 March to 13 September 2019
1 x full time from 11 March to 31 October 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to assist the People and Wildlife Team in delivering environmental and outdoor learning on our nature reserves, in schools and to communities across Norfolk.
The successful candidates will have excellent communication and organisational skills. Good local wildlife knowledge, experience of working with young people and some teaching or delivery of outdoor learning experience are essential. The successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references. These posts are an exciting way of being able to share your joy in wildlife with the wider community.
Closing date: midday on Monday 21 January
Interviews: Friday 1 February
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Seasonal Posts: 1 April until 3 November 2019

Seasonal Visitor Centre Coordinator at NWT Ranworth Broad
The 4 days per working week will include weekends and Bank Holidays. The salary is £1,090 per full calendar month.

Seasonal Car Park Attendants
This casual work is based at NWT Holme Dunes collecting car park fees from visitors and providing good service and knowledge about the reserve. The salary is £8.21 per hour.

Seasonal Boat Trip Operators
This casual work is based at NWT Hickling Broad and or NWT Ranworth Broad. The salary is £8.50 per hour.

Seasonal Catering Positions at NWT Holme Dunes
Senior Catering Assistant – 3 days per week - £8.75 per hour.
Casual Catering Assistant - £8.21 per hour.

Job descriptions and details for seasonal posts

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Visitor Centre Assistant at NWT Weeting Heath

The 5 day (22.5hrs) working week will include weekend and Bank Holiday working, usually from 9.30am – 2pm.
The post will run 14 March until 31 July 2019.
The salary is £8.38 per hour.
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Local Fundraisers

Salary: Freelance/self employed/seasonal (typically March-October)
You could start soon by applying today!
Closing date: Applications accepted all year round

Location: Vacancies throughout Norfolk (excluding postcode areas NR1-NR8)

Are you passionate about the region’s wildlife and looking to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Would you like to help Norfolk Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding new members in your local area and beyond? If you enjoy walking, and have around 15 hours a week to spare, primarily during weekday evenings, then we would love you to become a Local Fundraiser.

You will be working in your local area for FMR Solutions Ltd (established 1995) a specialist wildlife charity membership recruitment agency, on behalf of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Our “Soft Approach” method secures committed and generous supporters who remain members long term. The work is generally seasonal, from March until the end of October. However, some of our Local Fundraisers also work through the winter months. Local Fundraisers use the unique 'Soft Approach' method, which involves you going door to door in the more prosperous areas. However, unlike other “face to face” fundraising jobs, there is no selling or persuading involved. Your attitude will be friendly and informal. We use a booklet about the Trust to do the “selling”. It’s your job to get the booklet out to interested people and to help with the “sign-up” via direct debit, if people decide to become members. Norfolk Wildlife Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and adheres to its standards.

•    Outdoor work, involving walking
•    Travel by car or bicycle will be required
•    Local Fundraisers required from March 2019, but start date flexible
•    No hard selling involved
•    Training given

Initially, during a 2-week Trial Period, you will work 15 hours per week Monday - Friday evenings, paid at £10 per hour.

The Trial Period is for you to discover if you enjoy doing this kind of work and for us to discover if you are likely to make a success of it. The hourly rate is paid irrespective of the end result, and should be regarded as a "safety net" so that those who are sceptical about our “Soft Approach” method can try it without any financial risk to themselves or the Norfolk Wildlife Trust.

After a successful 2-week Trial Period, you could earn on average £54 per direct debit “sign-up”, so £702 - £1170* per month achievable, - on a freelance/self-employed basis. Earnings could be more or less than this. The end result is somewhat unpredictable. But there are no targets to meet, and you have complete flexibility regarding the hours/the days you work. *3-5 sign-ups” per week.

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FMR Solutions Ltd is working on behalf of Norfolk Wildlife Trust, helping to raise public awareness and critical funding. If you'd like to know more about the Local Fundraiser post and apply, please visit  (Please note no other NWT vacancies are dealt with by FMR Solutions.  You can find information on how to apply for these roles within the Job Details for each vacancy.)