Join Our Team

Here at the Torbay Coast and Countryside,
we want even more people to enjoy our
extraordinary places.

We want people of all ages and backgrounds
to get involved with them, be inspired by
them, and love them as much as we do.


Countryside Trainees (Voluntary) x 2

Are you looking to gain hands on experience in the Environmental Education or Conservation sector? Want to be provided with accommodation, a training budget and the chance to work with skilled professionals already working in the industry? This intensive trainee scheme has provided 90% of individuals who have completed the scheme the knowledge, skills and confidence to secure jobs in the environmental education, conservation or teaching sector.

We offer:

- 9 to12 Month Training Programmes (you should be available ideally 5 days a week, 30-37 hours a week)

- Substantial training budget for external courses

- Role specific training

- Work experience in a successful organisation that will demonstrate your abilities and commitment to future employers

- Full mentorship throughout your placement from an experienced member of staff guiding you through your professional development including support with job applications and references for future employers

With 2 different training schemes available; which will be the best fit for you?

Trainee Countryside Education Officer

Based at Occombe Farm, this role will give you hands-on experience in the education team, assisting with the planning and delivery of School Day Visits, Residential Stays and Engagement Activities across all the Trusts main sites in Torbay including farmland, marine, woodland, parkland and headlands.

Role Description

Trainee Countryside Engagement Ranger

Based at Cockington Country Park, this role offers experience across the Trust’s visitor engagement activities in the park; to include visitor engagement, assisting with school visits and public events, helping with activities for community volunteer groups, practical park and estate management tasks.

Role Description

Further Details:

Applicants will be subject to a DBS check.

Closing date for applications: 09.00 20th November 2017

Interview date: 4th December 2017

Start Date: Ideally 8th January 2018

(Any applicants who have not heard from us by the date of the interview should consider their application unsuccessful.)

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