We are now recruiting for this post based at our Oxford office:

Project Administrator – People, Ponds and Water Project


£18,000-20,000 per annum, Full time, 2 year contract

Start: February 2016. Based in our Oxford office

We are seeking a project administrator to support the National Coordinator deliver the project’s biodiversity and people-based targets. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years previous experience of administration, preferably in the charity sector, excellent administration and organisational skills, be computer literate (Word, Excel, database management, website tools) and have an interest in wildlife conservation.

Closing date noon Friday 8 January 2016  Interviews 14/15 January 2016

Job description for PPW Administrator 2015

Application Form for PPW Administrator 2015 – APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST ARE NOW CLOSED

No CVs or agencies please.

We are recruiting this post for a major three-year project supported by Heritage Lottery Fund.  ’People, Ponds and Water will work with thousands of people to make a national difference to freshwater biodiversity, and has three elements:

  • PondNet: a new national freshwater network to collect essential monitoring information on endangered freshwater species,
  • Flagship Ponds: supporting local communities to manage the most important pond sites in England and Wales and undertake citizen science projects,
  • Clean Water for Wildlife: providing people with nutrient kits to investigate pollutant levels in streams, ponds and other waterbodies: raising awareness of the importance of water quality for protecting biodiversity.

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Voluntary Internship – Spring/Summer of 2016

Are you studying freshwater ecology? Are you interested in joining us for a couple of months next summer and getting some quality hands on experience in the field of research and conservation of these valuable habitats?

We are looking for a voluntary intern to join us this summer to help over the busy summer season. We have a variety of tasks ranging from research/data entry/GIS mapping/soil and water sample collection and analysis. Work will be split between the field, the lab and the office. The role is based in Oxford.

You can see the job description, an example of the agreement and find the application form to apply all here!

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FHT Intern Application Form_2016

FHT Internship Agreement example

If you are interested please complete the application form and email it with your covering letter to We will review all candidates and contact you asap.