Saturday, January 18, 2014



Paignton Zoo Environment Park


Paignton Devon

Part Time/Full Time

Position type:
Voluntary Internship
Closing date:
31st March


Contact name:
Michelle Youd

Contact telephone:
01803 697569

Contact email:

Paignton Zoo is recruiting for interns to support our informal education program on sustainable behaviour.

This is a voluntary position providing an excellent opportunity to develop personally. You will gain experience of how an education department runs within a zoo, providing environmental education through the development and delivery of workshops, other activities and resources while building understanding and skills in the growing sustainability industry learning how to measure success in this field.

We are looking for motivated and reliable individuals. Successful candidates will ideally be confident, organised and self-starters. It would also be an advantage to have knowledge of sustainability with effective communication skills. However, support and training will be provided so that you can grow in these key areas and gain real work experience in this field. Most importantly applicants must have a passion for this subject area.

The post involves a regular commitment of time which will be discussed at interview enabling interns to work around personal commitments.

To apply, please send a cover letter, explaining what you can bring to this role, along with a CV to The position is intended to commence in March (there can be flexibility) and will finish on September 1st.

CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will not be reviewed after 12:00pm Monday 31st March 2014. Interviews will be held at Paignton Zoo Environment Park.

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