The Alderney Wildlife Trust (AWT) has a number of volunteer and educational postgraduate placements available each year providing unique and essential experiences in the world of wildlife conservation

Placements can range through ecology, conservation and reserve management to education, IT and communications. Many of our past placements now have successful careers as ecologists, reserve managers, environmental consultants and community officers. Some have moved on with their education and we are please to say several have now gained their PhDs. 

Our day-to-day activities are never the same, and if you enjoy working in a small team with a variety of interesting challenges then check out our available positions below.

If you would like to see what some of the 50+ individuals who have unidertaken placements with the Trust are now up to watch this short video

Industrial Placements

AWT also supports university work placement schemes and field courses.   We advertise directly with colleges but also accept applications from those still in education, where they have the revant quualifications, on our general placement positions.

Advertised positions

Conservation Ecologist

Closing date: 28th Feb

8 month volunteer placement


All applicants should:

• Send a complete the relevant application form and provide a covering letter to the email address provided on the form, or to

• Be prepared to have an initial phone or Skype interview discussing your project and how you will work with our team.

The AWT may also consider volunteer placement applications even if there are no positions currently advertised. Please feel free to make an enquiry including your CV and covering letter as above.