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With Support from Defra’s Species Survival Fund we are launching a new programme of river improvement projects called ‘Ribble Revival: Room for Rivers’. This programme has significant amounts of on-the-ground habitat conservation activities, with most having elements of volunteering and community engagement. These activities include; tree planting, woodland maintenance, fencing, wetland creation, river channel habitat improvement, and fish passage, to name a few. 

As such, Ribble Rivers Trust now have several vacancies to fill.

If you’re interested in applying for any of these vacancies, please complete our application form and email it to us at

Outdoor Learning Officer

This role will primarily focus on leading our work with schools in priority locations in Blackpool and the Fylde Coast. the Outdoor Learning Officer will deliver outdoor learning to meet the aims and objectives of our Coastal Explorers education programme, using feedback and evaluation techniques to ensure we continue to improve and develop what we offer.

As such, we are looking to recruit an Outdoor Learning Officer who will be a confident and clear communicator with experience in directly delivering environmental education and engagement activities both in and out of education settings and with community groups. You will bring experience of delivering learning outside the classroom activities to a range of audiences, and a knowledge of how to support individuals with special educational needs and disabilities or other needs which are a barrier to them accessing education and meeting their full potential. You will have a good knowledge of and a passion for the natural environment. This role is part-funded by the Ernest Cook Trust.

Click here to view the full job description. Please note that the deadline for this vacancy is Tuesday 30th April, with interviews on the Wednesday 8th May.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

This role will undertake the evaluation and monitoring of these activities, particularly looking to report on the target species’ (Smelt, Eels, Salmon and Trout) response to the activities.  The role will also work with the Trust’s Seasonal Surveyor Interns and our Citizen Science volunteers to aid in the monitoring and evaluation of these activities, as well as learning about catchment conservation. 

As such, the Trust is looking to recruit a competent and enthusiastic person who will be joining a creative team, committed to making a difference to the environment.  This person will have knowledge of developing and delivering monitoring and evaluation of projects. The successful candidate will have knowledge of topics such as catchment/landscape-scale conservation, ecosystem services, river restoration, and how physical improvement projects deliver these topics.

Click here to view the full job description. Please note that the deadline for this vacancy is Thursday 18th April, with interviews on the 1st and 2nd May.

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