Join our Team: Summer Placements are here again

Cambridgeshire ACRE is looking for volunteers who would like work experience as a Logossummer placement, to assist with the delivery of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership Scheme.

Are you looking to embark on a career in environmental, community, landscape or heritage management? If so, then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you as it will give valuable, varied experience and will give you that head start when it comes to applying for jobs in the sector.

If you are successful, you will be working with a small team of experienced Cambridgeshire ACRE staff and will benefit from on-the-job mentoring across a number of different elements of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership scheme.

What kind of person are we looking for?

You will need to be flexible and keen to work on a wide variety of types of work, as you will be involved with a partnership which includes a wide range of local, regional and national organisations.

What sort of things will the role entail?

We would love to welcome you to our team.

We would love to welcome you to our team.

There will be fieldwork including interviewing members of the public about their visitor experiences, as well as desk-based work to record data and to write up consultation findings. You will also get involved in communicating via our social media resources (such as this blog) and at various community events and workshops.


Full Job Description

For a full job description and to find out the full range of the role, you can download the role description directly here: Summer Placement 2014 (This is also available on the Resources page).


If you wish to make an application, please send your CV together with a short covering letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role to

The final closing date for applications is 30 June 2014, although we urge people to come forward as soon as possible, as we will be assessing applications when they come in.

We look forward to hearing from you soon. Any questions? Just contact Mark Nokkert, the Programme Manager.

vacant seat

If you’re the right person, there’s a chair waiting…

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About jonoatousewashes

Programme Support Officer for the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP) scheme. I will be supporting the 3-year delivery phase of the Heritage Lottery Fund grant-aided scheme which is run in close cooperation with a wide range of local, regional and national partner organisations. The various OWLP projects focus on: conservation works to historic and natural environmental assets; improving community participation & engagement with the landscape and its heritage; increasing access and learning opportunities; and providing more opportunities for training in traditional land management skills. The overall aim is to leave a long-term legacy for this fascinating and unique landscape, in the process creating tangible improvements to social, economic and environmental aspects of this landscape, its heritage and communities. Find out more about the landscape, the aims of the project and the partnership by following our: Blog, Twitter: @ousewasheslp

3 thoughts on “Join our Team: Summer Placements are here again

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  2. This is a great opportunity if you are thinking of a career in this sector, I spent 3 months with Mark and the team last year before studying Countryside Management at University. It is well worth applying.

    • Thanks for your positive comment Pete, it’s good to hear your time here was rewarding – I’ve been here a month and am definitely looking forward to the next two-and-a-half years! If you know anyone who might be interested please do let them know about the opportunity.

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