CJS Professional: March edition

The latest edition of CJS Professional is now online, read it in full here: www.countryside-jobs.com/Professional/current.htm   You may need to refresh your browser.

Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Senior Ecologist, JFA Ltd (South East England, Part or full time, allowing for home flexible working)
Ranger, Severn Trent (Carsington, Derbyshire, Draycote, Warwickshire & Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, 12 month placements)
Estate Worker / Landscape Gardener, Hestercombe Gardens Trust (Taunton, Somerset)
Seasonal Field Surveyors, FOA Ecology (Surrey)
Head Ranger, Finlaystone Estate (nr Glasgow)
Firearms Officer, BASC (Chester)
Deer Officer, BASC (Chester)
Grassland Conservation Officer, Cumbria Wildlife Trust (2 year fixed contract, 21 hours per week)
Habitat Creation Consultant, Middlemarch Environmental Ltd (Midlands)
Canal Cultural Heritage Officer, Scottish Waterways Trust (Falkirk)
Volunteering Supervisor, Scottish Waterways Trust (Glasgow)
Canal Life Officer Highland, Scottish Waterways Trust (Inverness)
Conservation Support Officer (Wildlife), Yorkshire Dales NPA (15 hours per week, job share)
Outdoor Woodland Learning - Intern, Surrey Wildlife Trust (Full time for 6 months or part time for 12 months)
Ecological Contractor / Landscaping Foreman, Keystone Habitats (Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire)
Assistant Access & Recreation Officer, Dartmoor NPA (Bovey Tracey, Devon)
Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership Consultation & Engagement Officer, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust (18.75 hours per week)

CJS Notices
CJS Focus on Volunteering in full with PDF download option.
29 pages in total, the lead article is from Keep Britain Tidy; working to promote their Great British Spring Clean they describe some of the achievements over the last year and how you can get involved in the initiative either as an individual or as an organisation. Volunteer Scotland describes their Volunteer Management Model and how it can be used in volunteer management to ensure volunteer needs are met. CIEEM talks about some of their research findings in to skills gaps & shortages in the sector and how work experience is one of the best ways to get your first job. Hedgelaying is an activity often carried out by volunteers; Derrick Hale describes how to get the best result from a volunteer group for both the hedge and the volunteer. Volunteer Fairs are a great way to promote your opportunities; the New Forest NPA outline 10 steps to a successful fair.

The next edition will be: CJS Focus on Fundraising & Promotion in association with Environmental Funders Network
We're looking at all aspects of promotion and fundraising within the countryside sector. More information can be found here

The second article from our Featured Charity: Plantlife is titled ‘Creating a wildflower garden’
Want to grow your own shady characters and cornfield jewels? We’ll show you how, says Plantlife’s Botanical Specialist, Trevor Dines

Surveys and Citizen Science: . Click here to see additions made during February.
1 new listing this month

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read
The big story of the month is the release of the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks. It warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a period of decline with potentially severe consequences unless their vital contribution to areas such as public health, community integration and climate change mitigation is recognised.

Training Calendar Click here to read
Short Courses and Events in May. 13 pages
Plus details of recent additions to the Training Directory

Grants and Funding Click here
2 new funding sources listed

Print length this edition: 79
That's a lot to read however CJS Professional is set so that you can skim the headers and pick out the articles that are appropriate for you or use the links above to go direct to each section. and now with navigation at the top of the edition.

The next edition of CJS Professional will be published on: 13 April
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Monday 10 April
Contact us by email: ranger@countryside-jobs.com