How to apply

Fauna ID training

Applications for the 2019 traineeship are now closed.

Before you apply, make sure you fully understand what we do and have read the trainee role description and trainee agreement, so you can decide if this fantastic opportunity is right for you.

Then you will need to answer the 4 questions below, and send in your answers in before the cut off date. (Please do not send any CVs or other information as it won’t be considered).

The application questions:

1. In no more than 250 words, tell us what you are doing now and why this opportunity is good for you at this stage of your life?

2. In no more than 250 words, can you tell us about how this opportunity will benefit you as a person and how it will help you succeed and reach your goals?

3. In no more than 250 words, tell us how will this traineeship help you as opposed to any other project or opening you may have inquired about?

4. In no more than 250 words, tell us what benefits/skills you would bring to the traineeship and Ulster Wildlife team.

The Formats

Written format
You can either complete our online application form or you can submit your answers in writing (no more than 250 words per question.)

YouTube film
You can create a digital film (no more than 6 minutes long) that answers the 4 questions. No other information will be taken into consideration. Following the instruction document please upload the film to YouTube. You’ll then need to copy the URL of the video and paste it into the body of an e-mail along with your full contact details.

Application check

All emails or letters attached with applications should include the following:

1. Name
2. Address
3. Telephone number/Mobile Number
4. Email address (if you have one)
5. Tell us whether you are applying for the Full-time or Part-time Traineeship. You MUST select only one.
6. Answers to all 4 questions in any of the formats above – please ensure you take note of the section ‘What we’re looking for in a trainee’ when answering the questions.
7. Monitoring information – as part of the evaluation of this funded programme we would ask that you fill in the monitoring form so that we can gauge the different groups of people that are applying for this training placement. The information on the monitoring form will not be made available to the shortlisting or interview panel.

All applications should then be sent by email to recruit@ulsterwildlife.org, writing ‘Ulster Wildlife Nature Skills Training Application’ in the subject box. Alternatively, post to Ulster Wildlife, McClelland House,10 Heron Road, Belfast, BT3 9LE.

YouTube Instructions

You are very welcome to apply for this Ulster Wildlife training opportunity via a short video (no more than 6 minutes) answering each of the application questions below.

1. In no more than 250 words, tell us what you are doing now and why this opportunity is good for you to do, at this stage of your life?

2. Can you tell us about how this opportunity will benefit you as a person and how it will help you succeed and reach your goals?

3. How will this traineeship help you as opposed to any other project or opening you may have inquired about?

4. In no more than 250 words, tell us what benefits/skills you would bring to the traineeship and Ulster Wildlife team.

Download instructions for sending us your video via YouTube. This is a popular video provider that provides all the tools to allow you to record and send us your video privately.