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 these places; be inspired by them, and love them as much as we do.

2 Trainee Countryside Ranger positions

We have two voluntary trainee positions, one at Berry Head NNR and one at Occombe Farm.

Both are part time – Ideally 4 days a week (30 hours) including some evenings and weekends.

Would you like to:

  • Learn and gain experience in a land-based sector?
  • Gain a range of transferable skills?
  • Contribute to the care of an historic heritage site?

Becoming a trainee countryside ranger, is a fantastic opportunity to discover your potential, gain new skills and confidence, which may help focus build your career path. This opportunity could well be the next step into gaining employment in this diverse and exciting sector.

We offer:

  • Free shared accommodation,
  • £1,000 training budget,
  • Training and experience in the use of a range of machinery; strimmer, hedge trimmer, mowers, chainsaw and leaf blower,
  • An opportunity to contribute to the care of a conservation area’s special landscape,
  • The chance to lead volunteer groups and engage with visitors.

Download more information and an application form below. For more information about our Long Term Volunteering Scheme click here…

Trainee Countryside Ranger – Berry Head Trainee Countryside Ranger – Occombe Farm
Closing date: Sunday 8th March 2020 Closing date: to be agreed with suitable candidate
Interview date: Tuesday 17th March Interview date: as above
Start date: End of March/Beginning of April Start date: as above


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