DWT Team

Location: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust's Head Office at Middleton by Wirksworth unless otherwise stated in the role description

Join our voluntary trainee team, learn new skills and gain experience within a friendly environmental organisation. Our voluntary trainee roles are open to anyone wishing to gain that all important 'hands on' experience to offer a competitive edge when applying for jobs. These roles may be part-time or full time, so anything from 2-5 days a week, and can last from 6 - 12 months.

Our voluntary trainee roles are part of a wider rolling programme of traineeships offered by the Trust – you will be part of a team of voluntary trainees and are offered an internal programme of training, development and support as well as a budget for training. We also offer a contribution towards daily out-of-pocket travel expenses to our voluntary trainees.

We currently have the following volunteer trainee opportunities:

  • Living Landscapes 
  • People Engagement 
  • Living Rivers 
  • DerwentWISE 
  • Living Landscapes Research and Innovation 
  • Marketing and Fundraising
  • Visitor Experience, Retail and Membership 

More information about each of these opportunities please see the trainee role description below.  

To apply for one of the roles please complete and return a Voluntary Trainee Application Form using the form in the download section below.

You will need to use the information given in the role description (in the download section below) to demonstrate why you are a good candidate for a voluntary traineeship. Please make sure you state which role you are applying for and be sure to return the form by the deadline to enquiries@derbyshirewt.co.uk or post it to the address on the form

If you have any questions about voluntary traineeships please call us on 01773 881188.


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Voluntary Trainee Application Form492 KB
Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee141 KB
People Engagement Voluntary Trainee117.5 KB
Living Rivers Voluntary Trainee139 KB
Living Landscapes Research and Projects Voluntary Trainee139.5 KB
Marketing and Fundraising Voluntary Trainee137.5 KB
Visitor Experience, Retail and Membership Voluntary Trainee139 KB

Contact details:

If you have any questions about the trainee placements which are not answered in the downloads, please call Stephanie or Alison on 01773 881188 or email enquiries@derbyshire

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 24th May 2017.  Applications should be made using the attached form and emailed to enquiries@derbyshirewt.co.uk


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