We are recruiting 2x Conservation Assistant trainees



Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week (negotiable) fixed term until the end of October 2024

Rate of pay: Real Living Wage £10.90 per hour rising to £12 per hour in April 2024

Location: Hybrid: Working across Snowdonia with some working from home.

Application deadline: 09:00 Monday 8th January 2024

Interview date: Tuesday 16th January 2024

Start date: ASAP in February 2024


Role description:

If you want to help look after the environment, this could be the job for you.

You will gain a wide range of experience, which will help you progress in the environment sector.

You will:

  • develop outdoor practical conservation skills
  • work with a range of partner organisations
  • plan and lead volunteer workdays
  • contribute to projects which protect and enhance Snowdonia
  • complete accredited training
  • occasionally represent the Society at events such as fairs and shows
  • help with other areas of the Snowdonia Society’s work, activities and events


  • Full, valid driving licence and access to a vehicle, insured for your work use.
  • We are looking for a Welsh speaker for this public-facing role.
  • Active interest in conservation/environment/Snowdonia
  • Self-motivated, committed, organised and reliable
  • Good communicator
  • Flexibility is required as activities will take place at weekends as well as weekdays, and some evening working may be required. However, this flexibility works both ways and, as long as the needs of the Society are met, we will support you to plan your work around other commitments.


Benefits of working for the Snowdonia Society – we offer: 

  • Real Living Wagestarting salary
  • 6% employer pension contribution
  • We operate agile working and a culture of trust.
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Enhanced terms for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave, subject to qualifying length of service.
  • We encourage and support all employees to pursue development opportunities

For further information please contact Rory Francis on director@snowdonia-society.org.uk.

Please note we can only accept applications which are completed using our Standard Application Form

These roles are funded the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, administered by Gwynedd Council.

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