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Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Our blog is on the move

As part of the relaunch of our website, from today the Wilderness Foundation UK blog will have a new home:

http://www.wildernessfoundation.org.uk/

Please update your bookmarks and why not take the chance to review our new website at the same time?

For followers of our blog and all things wilderness, who are staying up-to-date using Feedburner, there is no need to change any of your subscriptions or settings - the feed from our new blog will automatically reach you. For the timebeing this blog site will remain, containing all our archived postings.

We hope you will continue to enjoy our output.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Now Recruiting: Education and Youth Programmes Officer

The Wilderness Foundation UK is pleased to announce that we are now seeking to recruit a full-time staff member, who will be responsible for managing our wilderness trails and youth programmes.

Based at our offices in Broomfield, Essex the successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of our young environmental leaders programme - impACT; our Community Allotments Project working with young people and also the marketing and organisation of wilderness trails both in the UK and overseas. The role will involve some travel to meet with prospective programme participants, delivering presentations and briefings to participants and parents and ensuring the smooth delivery of all programmes whilst maintaining and promoting the philosophy and integrity of the Foundation.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills - both written and verbal. This will be a varied job requiring passion, commitment and attention to detail. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the environment and interest in youth work. A qualification in one or both of these areas would be advantageous.

Starting Salary: £18,000 p.a.

Initial Contract Period : 12 months to include a three month trial period

Applications to: info@wildernessfoundation.org.uk

Closing Date : 22nd August 2008

We look forward to hearing from you.

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