We know our work makes a real difference in our community; if you’re looking to be part of that then you’ve come to the right place. 

It takes a great deal of effort to provide all that we do, and whilst most of that effort comes from our fantastic volunteers, occasionally we also have paid positions available. 

All job vacancies are listed below:  

Watchtree Outdoor Catering Assistant

6-month contract. Minimum 3 days per week including weekends and bank holidays, up to 5 days per week dependent on trade.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for food and the outdoors! The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operation of our new outdoor catering venture ‘The Shed’, supported by our Visitors Centre Team Leader. 

‘The Shed’ is a quirky catering trailer which will be located remotely on the reserve, providing the perfect place for our visitors to stop for a brew and a bite to eat. Following a year of Covid chaos we hope to provide a refreshing, safe space for people to relax and enjoy all that Watchtree has to offer.

To succeed in this role you will need:

Excellent customer service skills

High standards of hygiene for food preparation and service     

 Accurate use of the till and cash handling.    

As this is a new venture, we will be flexible with opening days and times, however ‘The Shed’ to be open at least 3 days per week which would include weekends. More hours may be available, dependent on popularity. 

Download a full job description here.


To apply please send your CV and covering letter to wnr@watchtree.co.uk before the 12th of April 2021. The proposed start date for the role is the 1st of May.



For those of you who would still like to get involved with our wonderful Nature Reserve, there is still much to be done as a volunteer. Additionally, gaining experience through volunteering is an excellent route to finding paid work. 
If this sounds like something you would like to do contact our team here