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: You will be required to travel to sites across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland within commutable distance to your home with occasional visits to the Trust HQ in Gosforth for training, meetings and other office based tasks.

    Salary: The role is offered on a 12 month contract and is for 14 hours a week based on £5,071 - £5,729 per annum with a bonus applied when a minimum of 4 recruits per week (typically 2 per day) has been attained.

    Closing date: Fri, 31/08/2018

    We are currently looking for highly motivated, dedicated people with excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in wildlife to recruit new members at various venues within a commutable distance from your home.

  • Location: The post will be based, full time, at the project office at Seahouses Development Trust.

    Salary: Scale C at £20,970-£24,673 per annum, for a 35-hour week, paid monthly in arrears.

    Closing date: Wed, 05/09/2018

    To lead delivery and development of the HLF funded Coast Care project which aims to engage 2000 volunteers in activities to safeguard the outstanding north Northumberland coastal landscape by 2020.

  • Location: Vacancies throughout Northumberland / Newcastle / North Tyneside

    Salary: Two options available, commission based or hourly rate

    Closing date: Fri, 14/09/2018

    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.