Ideally suited for someone starting or changing to a career in forestry, as no experience is necessary, but a clear need and commitment to the environment must be demonstrated. This is a unique role which will give the successful candidate an opportunity to grow and shape England’s largest new native broadleaf woodland, whilst gaining practical experience on the job.

In this role you will work with and be supported by our forestry team to deliver operational plans to ensure that the Heart of England Forest achieves the aims and objectives set out in its strategic plan. This will include practical forestry planting and maintenance working with the staff team, volunteers, corporate supporters and contractors to achieve our vision of a 30,000-acre contiguous woodland.

As well as gaining skills in practical forestry focused mainly on woodland establishment you will be involved in widening public access and encouraging people and wildlife. You will also be supported to undertake your own specialist project across the duration of the internship, and evidence gathered as part of the project delivery can then be used to form a portfolio in order to demonstrate skills and experience gained throughout the internship.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn, has a “can do” attitude, and who will be a passionate ambassador for the charity.

Read more about our internship programme here.

Closing date: Sunday 9th August
Interview date: Tuesday 25th August or Wednesday 26th August

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