Want to be a Farm Conservation trainee at Stirley?

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Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield


Application deadline
: 2pm, Thursday 2nd August 2012

Interview date: Monday 20th August 2012 at Stirley Farm

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is developing a 240 acre community farm in Newsome on Huddersfield’s pennine / urban fringe. The Stirley Farm project aims to unite conservation farming with people and local food production.

As a Farm Conservation Trainee you will assist in developing the farm’s conservation programme and help establish the West Yorkshire grassland restoration programme. You’ll work with the Farm Manager, other staff and volunteers to look after the farm site and its herd of Beef Shorthorn cattle.

You will gain skills in:

  • Animal husbandry, welfare and conservation grazing.
  • Fencing and dry stone walling.
  • Wildlife surveys and fixed point photography.
  • Assisting with events, guided walks and public meetings
  • and lots more…

More details about this role:

Farm Conservation Voluntary Trainee role description (Doc)

More details about working with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust:

Voluntary Trainee Vacancies

Commitment: Ideally 3 – 5 days a week

Duration: Ideally we are looking for a commitment of 6 – 12 months

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