Student Work Experience - Visitor Centre and Land Management Assistant - 23.24-027

This is a Student Work Experience opportunity which is offered to help the student(s) to gain skills, knowledge and experience. It allows the hosting team to share their knowledge and gain experience in working with young people whilst promoting NRW and the wider environmental sector.

Placement title:

Visitor Centre and Land Management Assistant


Operations North and South


Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre Team & local Land Management Teams

Placement number:


Placement Manager:

Nia Brunning
Visitor Centre Team Leader North West
03000 654166

Start date:


End date:


Working pattern:

Monday – Thursday

Where the student(s) be based:

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre
LL40 2HZ

Welsh Language:

This placement will be delivered through the medium of Welsh and English

Key placement tasks:

Assisting in the day to day running of the visitor centre and helping with day-to-day land management tasks

Additional Information

This opportunity is available for students of 15 years of age and over.

What you will do

You will be helping our visitor centre team to meet and greet visitors, keep the site clean and tidy and safe for our visitors and help with the day to day running of the site. You will accompany our land management staff and help with a variety of tasks including conservation, civil engineering, and forest management.

Who you will be working with

You will be working with our visitor centre team and local land management staff.

Where you will be working

Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre and the surrounding area

What knowledge and skills you need

You will need to be friendly and approachable, willing to work as part of a team and enjoy a varied and sometimes fast paced work environment.

What other information is relevant to your placement

You will need to get yourself to Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre each day and be collected from there at the end of the day unless other arrangements are made.

This placement is for four students.

Placement Advert Information

To assess your suitability for the placement, we may contact you or ask you to meet us to discuss the placement.

If your application is successful, you will be required to complete a Placement Agreement which sets out the responsibilities and expectations for the placement.

Closing date for applications: 18/06/2023
To apply: send your completed Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form to
For further details: please contact the Placement Manager.

Natural Resources Wales embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. We welcome and encourage applications from groups currently underrepresented including women, black and ethnic minority groups and people with a disability and we have a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

We are an employer of choice because we put the principles of human rights, equality, fairness, dignity and respect at the heart of our values.

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