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Project Officer (Full Time or Job Share)

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location England (South West) - UK
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 24/09/2012
Company Name Butterfly Conservation
Contact Name
Telephone 01929 400 209
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Butterfly Conservation was formed by a small group of dedicated naturalists in 1968 following the alarming decline of many beautiful butterflies.
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Closing date: 24 September 2012
East Lulworth

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Do you want to play a crucial role in a leading UK conservation charity working to protect butterflies, moths and our environment? The following vacancy has arisen at our busy Head Office at East Lulworth near Wareham in Dorset

Project Officer

Full-time or job share, 3 year fixed term contract
21,628 - 25,659 pa (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our 'Munching Caterpillars' project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will encourage young people (7-11 years age/Key Stage 2) to learn about the food sources and life-cycles of butterflies and moths.
Duties include delivering the programme of children's events, developing a butterfly recording and monitoring programme suitable for children, organising visits to nature reserves, developing online materials and training and supporting volunteers and teachers.
This post will be suitable for an enthusiastic, experienced, creative and highly organised person with excellent communication skills. The successful applicant will need experience of working with children and volunteers. Knowledge of or interest in butterflies and moths and/or wildlife gardening is desirable.

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 24 September 2012

Interviews will be held on Thursday 4 October 2012 at our Head Office in East Lulworth.

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or call 01929 406012 or email sbrading@butterfly-conservation.org

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