CJS Professional: December Edition.

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Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Title, Employer, Location:, Basis: (contract details if known)
Centre Manager,Field Studies Council, FSC Blencathra, Nr. Keswick, Cumbria (Fixed term position from 1st March 2020 until 30th November 2020 to cover maternity leave in the first instance)
Learning and Visitor Assistant, RSPB, Cleveland (Part time, 18.75. Contract: Permanent )
Arboricultural Consultant, Tyler Grange, Location: London & Manchester
3 roles: Ecological Consultant, Senior Ecological Consultant and Ecological Project Officer, Middlemarch Environmental Ltd, Coventry/London/Kent/Worcester (permanent, 40hpw)
Seasonal Ranger, Cairngorms National Park, Grantown on Spey (Fixed Term, January 2020 to 30 September 2020 .Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evenings)
Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors, The Field Studies Council, FSC North Group: Cumbria x 2, North Yorkshire & North Ayrshire( Self-Employed)
Visitor Experience Team Undergraduate Placement Ranger, Severn Trent Water, Location: One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir (Contract: 12 month Undergraduate Placement)
Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutor, Field Studies Council, FSC East Group: Suffolk, Shropshire, Essex, Surrey & Worcestershire. (Self employed)
Torfaen & Blaenau Gwent Local Nature Partnership Coordinator, Torfaen County Borough Council, Working across Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent (Fixed Term Until 21st March 2022)
Member - Snowdonia National Park Authority, Welsh Government, (Time commitment: minimum of 48 days per annum)
Members - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Welsh Government, (Time commitment: minimum of 48 days per annum)
Seasonal Tutor, Field Studies Council, FSC Slapton, Nr Kingsbridge, Devon (1x 7month initially then 6 month pa, 1x intial 9 month); FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Nr Port Talbot (Permanent Seasonal); FSC Orielton, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire (Permanent Seasonal)
Visitor Centre Manager, Nene Park Trust, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
Head of Future Nature, RSPB, Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire (Full time, Permanent),
RRC Senior River Restoration Adviser, The River Restoration Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire (Full-time, 2-year Fixed Term contract)
Development Manager, 9Trees CIC, Our team is based in Bristol and Mid Wales (5 hours / week for 3-6 months, pro-bono)

Surveys and Fieldwork
Just one addition this month: UK Wildfowl Sarcocystis Survey

CJS Information and other articles
How long does it take to move close to three thousand web pages? answer: an incredibly long time! but at last, it's here the new colourful CJS website: countryside-jobs.com [more ]
2019 has been our birthday. All year we've been celebrating the silver anniversary of the founding of Countryside Jobs Service. And what a year it's been! A look back on our birthday year. [more]
Congratulations to the CJS team and partners on a very special anniversary from Kevin Patrick, Lantra [more]
Final gift giveaway of the year is 25 annual CJS Subscriptions.
CJS Photography Competition: December theme is Tools of the Trade and the prize is a subscription to OS Maps, [more]
Introducing our Featured Charity for 2020: The Mammal Society [more]

Features and In Depth articles
A Welsh Charity is changing lives by connecting local people with the natural resources on their doorstep
The Outdoor Partnership is a multi-award winning charity improving opportunities for thousands of people in Wales to achieve their potential through outdoor activities. The Outdoor Partnership has been operating since 2004 bringing public, private and third sector organisations together to work effectively in the outdoor sector towards a common mission.  [more]
Green Stories Writing Competition and Writers Workshop University of Southampton, UK  1/2 Feb [more]

CJS Focus
CJS Focus on the Next Generation in association with Action for Conservation
31 pages in total all aimed at highlighting ways to get school age children involved in nature conservation and the importance of doing so. 15 articles:
Action for Conservation provides the lead article about their work to empower young people from all backgrounds to become the next generation of environmental leaders.
14 year old Kabir Kaul was lucky enough to be asked to provide a foreword for the recently published State of Nature Report, read how the report made him feel.
The newly launched Nature Friendly Schools project is led by The Wildlife Trusts; the aim is to work with schools to encourage delivery of outdoor learning, see what’s planned.
Cairngorms National Park Authority was instrumental in developing the EUROPARC Youth Manifesto, find out more about the aims.
John Muir Trust works in partnership with LLTNPA to engage people to connect with, enjoy & care for wild places via the John Muir Award. Find out more about the partnership.
ReRoute is Scotland’s Youth Biodiversity Panel, the volunteers work hard to increase young people’s engagement with Scottish biodiversity. Read how.
Emily Fergusson & Mollie Taylor from BCP Council describe how they have helped families discover nature through environmental education.
Backyard Nature is a campaign from Semble to get children across the UK spending a million more hours in nature, see what’s involved.
Read about the Young Placechangers programme from greenspace scotland that empowers young people to take the lead in changing places where they live.
We hear about 15 year old Michael Sinclair’s conservation journey - so far.
Find out more about the Cameron Bespolka Trust, set up in memory of keen birdwatcher and nature lover Cameron, this charity now works to bring children & nature together.
Our Bright Future is bringing together the youth and environmental sectors, read about their three current asks.
The Let’s Learn Moor initiative from BASC aims to educate the people living in the uplands about practices and organisations protecting those iconic landscapes. See what they’ve achieved in the last 3 years.
Rewilding Sussex wants to rewild young people. Read about how their Wild Futures project is encouraging the next generation to picture a future to look forward to.
Finally Wildwise describe the tactic of using popular fiction to encourage teens to engage with the natural world; read about the success they have.   

Read it here or download a PDF copy here.

Advance notice for CJS Focus on Volunteering, due for publication on 10 February, accepting adverts now, information and advert submission form here.

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read

Training Calendar Click here to read
Calendar of events and short courses occuring in February - 9 pages
Plus additions to long courses and providers made over the past month.
Send information about your training courses today to training@countryside-jobs.com or submit online here

Grants and sources of funding
Details 3 new listings.

Print length this edition: 95
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. Now with navigation at the top of the edition.

The next edition of CJS Professional will be published on: 16 January 2020 (NB: one week later than usual)
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Monday 13 January
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