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Shadow rangers

We are looking for individuals with an interest in pursuing a career in countryside management for our voluntary scheme.

Successful applicants will be given training and development opportunities by work shadowing current countryside management staff.

We hold two rounds of opportunities in November and May, each year.

The scheme runs for six months where you will shadow a member of staff, one to three days a week. These days are flexible and depend on yours and your mentor's availability and requirements. You will gain experience of working within Forestry England and assist your mentor to complete various tasks.

Recruitment for this year is now closed

Check out our volunteering opportunities for other ways to get involved: