New to Nature – Community Conservation Champion

Our community Conservation Champion is part of a national programme – New to Nature – funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The role includes additional elements of training and personal development support provided by Groundwork UK and partners, as well as on the job training and support from Wildside Activity Centre.

The post which has been funded for a year incorporates the taking in the following duties:

  • supporting Wildside’s conservation volunteers to look after and maintain our habitats for local wildlife
  • working with Wildside colleagues to encourage community volunteering to protect local green spaces
  • supporting the delivery of outdoor and adventurous activities for visitors to Wildside
  • working with the local community to raise environmental issues, encourage conservation and raise the profile of Wildside and its programme of activities