At Wiltshire Wildlife Trust we believe that giving people an opportunity to experience our work, whether that's learning how to coppice, helping to manage a social media site, removing invasive plants from a river or helping with administration. We can give you a valuable insight into the everyday skills, routines and work needed to restore, recreate and reconnect landscapes across the county. 

Work experience

We offer young people an opportunity to spend a period of time gaining experience either in a specific role, such as our water team project, or we can put together a work schedule which encompasses multiple different experiences across the work the Trust does. As part of the application process, an interview will be arranged. To inquire about work experience, please complete our online form

Back to Work Programme

Through various employment agencies, we offer work placements from one month to three-month durations, if you are actively seeking work, please speak to your employment advisor to arrange a placement. As part of the application process, an interview will be arranged. To inquire about the Back to work programme, please complete our online form.

Internships/Student placements

We welcome applications from pre and postgraduates and also international bursary scheme such as the European Union's Vasco da Gama scholarships. To inquire, please complete our online form.

For further information, please contact the volunteer office on 01380 829054.


We are an active partner in the government's apprentice scheme and have offered apprenticeships in office administration, IT, people engagement and conservation. These are advertised when available on the Trust website. 


The South West Wildlife Trusts are funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund ‘Skills for the Future’ programme for the Wild Paths training scheme and have 10 training opportunities to offer across 5 South West Wildlife Trusts this autumn.  Our webpages and recruitment process are now live, and we are accepting applications from 1 April. Training consists of 9-month long practical placements at Avon, Devon, Dorset, Somerset or Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, with a substantial training package and £1000 per month bursary.

More information about Wild Paths and how to apply can be found at

The closing date for applications is Thursday 6th June 2019, with the 10 placements due to start in September 2019.