An Taisce are recruiting for a new internship positions in the Natural Environment Office of our Advocacy Unit.

Position: Natural Environment Casework Volunteer

Please see below for further details and how to apply:

The closing date for all applications is: Sunday 16th April, 2017 (Easter Sunday).

Description of Role

The role is expected to last for 6 months. The successful candidate will respond to cases arising affecting the natural environment as relevant, maintain a database of all casework as well as carrying out research for natural environment projects. There may be some focus on communications and in particular social media.

The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following:

• ecological and conservation issues associated with the different sectors as well as relevant environmental policy.

• On completion the intern will have attained skills in research, analysis, and writing and will learn to communicate their work effectively.

• Administrative and organisational skills, time management and team work.

The position will be based at An Taisce's headquarters in Tailors' Hall, Back Lane, Christchurch, Dublin 8.

Please forward your Cover Letter, CV and two samples of your written work to [email protected]. The sample should be 500 to 2,500 words in length and can be an extract from a longer document. You have discretion over the piece you select (e.g. academic pieces, newspaper pieces, report for college assignments etc); there is no set format. Our aim is to assess your functional writing skills and areas of interest.