Latest job opportunities

Social Forestry Development Officer

– Telford Woods Social Enterprise

An exciting opportunity to play a key role in a national environmental charity based at The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale.

The Charity needs an experienced individual who can take an imaginative and proactive approach to the role; overseeing the development of a Social Enterprise to manage the woodlands of the Telford New Town and developing commissioned social forestry programmes for health, education and well-being.

Working directly to the Chief Executive, the officer will develop a social enterprise model that will deliver woodland management and social forestry across Telford. The officer will deliver woodland management plans for the woodlands involved, develop Service Level Agreements for long term delivery of health, social care and education and work with community woodland groups.

Salary: £24,000 pro rata 3 days per week.

2 years fixed term

Job Description –  Telford Wood Works Development Officer 2018

Application Form – Telford Wood Works Application Form July 2018

Deadlines – midday 6th July   Interviews – 12th – 13th July

Candidates wishing to discuss the role are welcome to speak to Ian Baker on 01952 432769


Heritage Craft Technician Traineeship

Part time 3 days per week. 12 months fixed term

£ 15,387 pa pro rata

This is a new opportunity to work alongside our established Heritage craft officer to undertake Timber and Green Wood craft projects including timber restoration, small timber construction projects and traditional greenwood crafts.

The position will provide ‘on the job’ and accredited training to support access into the woodland and Heritage crafts and associated sectors. Opportunities will also be provided to undertake woodland restoration and woodland management projects.

Deadlines: 9am Friday July 6th

Job Description: Job desciption – Heritage Craft Technician Traineeship v2

Application Form: SWA Job application form – 2018

Please e-mail your completed application form to


Actif Woods Mentor Ceredigion and Actif Woods Mentor Anglesey

An exciting opportunity to improve people’s health and well-being by coordinating the ‘Actif Woods Wales’ programme of woodland activities in the local project area as mentor.

These roles are separate due to the distance between locations.

Anglesey and Ceredigion Mentor £21,743 pro rata 1.5-2 days per week

For both roles: 9am 28th June, Interviews week of 2nd July 2018

Job description: Actif Woods Wales Woodland Mentor Role 2018-2019 job description

Job application: SWA Job application form – Anglesey or Ceredigion mentor 2018

Please complete this form clearly and return it by email to

Please note that no other interview dates are available and that applications by fax are not acceptable. Applicants invited for interview will be notified asap following the deadline.

Mentor Coed Actif Cymru a Mentor Coed Actif Cymru Ynys Môn

Cyfle cyffrous i wella iechyd a lles pobl drwy gydlynu rhaglen ‘Coed Actif Cymru’ o weithgareddau mewn coetiroedd yn yr ardaloedd prosiect lleol, fel mentor. Mae’r rolau hyn ar wahân oherwydd y pellter rhwng y lleoliadau.

Mentor Ynys Môn a Cheredigion £21,743 pro rata 1.5-2 ddiwrnod yr wythnos

Dyddiadau cau:
Ar gyfer y ddwy rôl : 9am 28 Mehefin, Cyfweliadau wythnos yn cychwyn 2 Gorffennaf 2018

Swydd Ddisgrifiad Mentor Coed Actif Cymru – Ynys Mon and Ceredigion

Application Form Cymraeg Cais – Mentor Coed Actif Cymru

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Noder nad oes dyddiadau cyfweld eraill ar gael ac nad yw ceisiadau drwy ffacs yn dderbyniol. Bydd ymgeiswyr a wahoddir am gyfweliad yn cael eu hysbysu cyn gynted a phosibl ar ol y dyddiad cau.

Volunteer Woodland Interns at the Green Wood Centre

Small Woods Association are providing an opportunity to gain experience within the woodland and greenwood craft sector for volunteer woodland interns.

Rolling program – 6 week blocks.

No direct experience required but would have volunteered or trained in a related discipline.
Keen to learn and gain experience within the woodland and Green wood craft sector.

Work program:
Woodland Interns will work 4 days a week which may include weekends and will undertake:

  • Support training manger promote training courses and woodland initiatives
  • Prepare tools and materials for craft and woodland courses
  • Assist course tutors to undertake Woodland management and Greenwood Craft courses
  • Undertake Woodland management, timber extraction and processing
  • Undertake a craft based project.

Work experience will be based at the Green Wood Centre, Station Road Coalbrookdale. Telford. TF8 7DR. Accommodation is available so please enquire.

Further details:
Contact Richard Thomason Tel. 01952 432769, email.

Please send your CV along with a statement of why you would like to take part in a Small Woods Association internship to: email.