Long-term Volunteers

How would you like to spend your spring/summer on the wonderful island of Lundy?

This year we are inviting four volunteers to come to Lundy and help the island Warden and Education officer to manage the Island and monitor its wildlife. There are two positions running from 16th April to 1st August and two from 1st August until 28th September 2019.

The work will be varied, mostly involving conservation monitoring (seabirds, grey seals, biosecurity monitoring, etc) and management of the islands SSSI, but involvement in more general island duties and visitor engagement will also be required.

No qualifications or specific experience are required as training will be given upon your arrival to the Island, however candidates who are working towards a career in conservation are preferred.

Additionally candidates who have previous volunteering experience in a similar role, relevant qualifications and/or who are experienced and enthusiastic birders/wildlife recorders will be well placed. We are looking for people with a passion for UK wildlife and who have a desire to learn and contribute to a wide range of tasks. Candidates must also be of a hardy nature as working days can be long and in a range of weather conditions.

This is the perfect role for any applicant wanting to experience island living and working on a high profile conservation site, as well as developing on skills and knowledge in various monitoring techniques, practical management, visitor engagement and conservation awareness.

Closing date for all applicants is on 18th February 2019. 

All interviews will be held for this position in the week commencing 4th March 2019.

To receive an application and role description, please contact the island Warden via [email protected]

Lundy Island Seasonal Roles, Assistant Ranger and Estate Assistant 

Would you like experience in practical conservation? Could you live within a small community off the coast of North Devon? Are you a hard worker, ready to help out wherever needed?  Then this could be the one for you.

We’re posting for two positions to assist the Full time Ranger on Lundy island- a stunning and unique island, designated a SSSI it also supports the UK’s first Marine Conservation Zone. This position provides a great opportunity to gain hands on experience and join the Lundy team over the summer.

Work includes a wide range of practical conservation and estate management tasks including; grounds maintenance, Dry-stone walling, Rhododendron Eradication, bracken management, vegetation control, stock fencing, footpath maintenance, volunteer supervision and tree maintenance.   And assisting with general island duties

The positions runs from April 4th through to the end of October 2019, it’s a volunteer role but with provided accommodation, food and a suitable training course provided at the end of the season

For an application form and job description please call 01237 423233 or email:  [email protected]

 Closing date for applications is February 18th.  Interviews will be held w/c March 4th