A team of over 60 highly-qualified staff work for Northumberland Wildlife Trust from its headquarters at St Nicholas Park, Gosforth.

We are looking for passionate, dedicated and resourceful people to join us - if you have an interest in nature conservation issues and a passion for the values of The Wildlife Trusts, we would love to hear from you!

All current vacancies are listed below, as well as advertised in Job Centres, environmental recruitment websites and appropriate media. For more conservation jobs see

Alternatively, why not consider gaining new skills and experience by volunteering with us? We have various exciting opportunities for people to join our team, whether you enjoy working out on our many reserves or prefer to help from our Trust offices in Gosforth. 

We regret that we are unable to accept speculative applications or hold them on file.

  • Location: Northumbrian Water’s Horsley office with potential use of NWT drop-in spaces in Gosforth and Kielder. The officer will be required to travel to sites across Kielder Water & Forest Park and attend meetings at both NWT and KWFPDT offices.

    Salary: Scale C, starting at £20,762 pa, pro-rata for a 24.5 hour week, paid monthly in arrears.

    Closing date: Thu, 29/06/2017

    The coordinator will lead the management and administration of the Living Wild at Kielder project, supporting KWFPDT’s Director to ensure the project achieves its aims and objectives on time, on budget and with a real, sustainable legacy on which to build long term initiatives connecting people with nature at Kielder.

  • Location: Vacancies throughout Northumberland / Newcastle / North Tyneside

    Salary: Two options available, commission based or hourly rate

    Closing date: Fri, 30/06/2017

    Are you passionate about the region’s wildlife and looking to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Would you like to help Northumberland Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding new members in your local area and beyond? If you enjoy walking and have around 16 hours a week to spare, primarily during weekday evenings, then we would love you to become a Local Fundraiser.