Wilder Lives Officer

Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust are recruiting for a Wilder Lives Officer to support our work with
Champions (leaders within communities and organisations championing nature and wildlife) with
the goal of inspiring people to take action to bring local wildlife back.

Wilder Lives Officer

£20,854 – £25,096

Contract type:

Working hours:
Full time

Bickley Hall Farm, Malpas, SY14 8EF

Do you have a passion for working with people and communities, inspiring them with the natural
world? Are you experienced in community engagement and networking? Do you want to be part of
driving a movement and empowering people to take action for wildlife? We have just the role for

Nature is in trouble. We have reached a tipping point. Wildlife is in freefall both locally and
nationally and our climate is in crisis. By 2030 we must see nature recovering, wildlife
returning and ecosystems restored and we need many, many more people on nature’s side. We
urgently need one in four people to take action to bring wildlife back across our region.

The Wilder Lives Officer will join the Wilder Engagement Team, responsible for supporting and
growing a self-sustaining Champion network across Cheshire, developing and delivering
capacity-building/training activities. You will provide opportunities for people to connect and
share their experiences, as well as developing strong relationships with local stakeholders,
partners and organisations.

Our Wilder Lives work seeks to empower and mobilise individuals, groups and organisations via
self-sustaining networks and a community organising approach.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 16th April 2023.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the
role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

At Cheshire Wildlife Trust we embrace agile working with a focus on supporting you to achieve
your objectives alongside a healthy work-life balance. We operate a hybrid working policy with
most staff working at least part of the week from home and/or out on site.

If you have questions about the role, please contact Holly Pennington, Wilder Engagement
Programme Manager.

No agencies please.

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