CJS Professional: April 2024 edition.

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The latest edition of CJS Professional is now online, read it in full here: http://www.countryside-jobs.com/professional/  (you may need to refresh your browser)

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32 adverts for posts plus one for a trainee post included in this edition.
Please note adverts are deleted as they reach the closing date.



CJS Information 

The next instalment of our Meet the Team series, this one comes from Data Manager Carla: Discovering first hand the importance of outdoor education.
We all recognise the importance of getting children outside and learning, however it’s been a while since any of the Team were the ones taking part in outdoor education. We’re now seeing it from the other side and Carla describes the recent field trip that her daughter Sansa went on.[more]


The winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2024 were unveiled this month. An image of a football covered in invasive goose barnacles, having travelled thousands of miles to reach the UK shores, has taken the top prize in this prestigious award. CJS has been sponsoring the British Wildlife Photography Awards since their first competition in 2009 and in the 2023 we sponsored the Botanical Britain category. [more]

The third article from our Featured Charity for 2024: The Rivers Trust.  Not just for nerds: Why data makes a difference, written by Rebecca Duncan, Media & Events Lead 
Science and data are at the core of The Rivers Trust’s mission. Our work in passionately advocating for rivers and the communities who care for them is built on foundations of robust, reliable evidence. [more]


Do you know how to protect yourself from Lyme disease? Lyme Disease UK is on a mission to prevent cases of Lyme disease by raising awareness of the importance of tick bite prevention and what to do if you are bitten by a tick. [more]


Introducing Countryside Jobs Service But I already know CJS I can hear you thinking. Yes, I’m sure you do but I doubt you know everything about CJS so we feel it may be time to re-introduce ourselves. Apologies for the longer than usual notice but we have a lot to say!  [more]


Features and In Depth Features

In case you missed it, 5 features worth revisiting

CJS Focus

Current Edition: CJS Focus on Volunteering in association with Chester Zoo. Published on 6 February 2024, read it here
Next Edition: CJS Focus on Visitor Services. Due for publication in June 2024. 

Feature from CJS Focus on Conservation Support Services
As support roles go, the Visitor Centre Assistant is a pretty good example. By: Sarah Parry, Visitor Centre Officer for Natural Resources Wales  More information here or read the article here
Features from CJS Focus on Volunteering
Zoo Conservation Volunteering: A Unique and Meaningful Experience
By: Lindsay Marston, Volunteer Manager More information here or read the article here


News from the month



Calendar of events and short courses occurring in June plus additions made over the past month.



The next edition of CJS Professional will be published on: 9 May

Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm FRIDAY 3 May NB: Early deadline due to Bank Holiday Monday

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