Organisation NameChiltern Rangers CIC

About the Organisation

Chiltern Rangers is a not for profit social enterprise who conserve and manage the woodlands and nature reserves in the Chilterns. In order to achieve this, we work with volunteers from the local community, community organisations and businesses. Over the past 10 years over 80 students have worked with us including students from schools, colleges, universities and other organisations. We offer an opportunity to experience practical ‘outdoor work’, explore a potential career in conservation, arboriculture or horticulture, It is a good alternative option for those considering careers as social workers or carers, as we work with such a varied mix of people including those with mental health problems and a range of disabilities and learning difficulties.

Contact NameStephanie Rodgers

Office Location and Full Address

Kingsmead Depot
60 Fennels Road
High Wycombe
HP11 1SL

Telephone Number01494474486

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Approximate number of employees at your company5

Job TitleAssistant Ranger

DurationI day up to a number of weeks

Training Provided

Training is given in practical woodland management.

Job Description

Tasks to include some or all of the following:
• Assist and support teams of Chiltern Rangers staff and volunteers to safely carry out conservation work. Tasks include scrub clearance, coppicing, thinning works, pond and river maintenance, step and bench installation, and other similar duties.
• Maintain tools & equipment.
• Help keep depot and vehicles clean, tidy and maintained as appropriate.
• Assist Rangers in delivering Forest Ranger School Services and Educational/Family/Community Events
• Work with other CR staff with a wide range of community groups such as our regular conservation groups, friends of groups, support groups, uniformed organisations and businesses.

Future Prospects/Career Interests

Conservation work in woodlands and nature reserves.

Candidate Age Range16 years plus


Flexibility and Multitasking

Communication Skills