Work with us: careers at Trees for Life


New Trustee positions

We are looking to recruit new trustees in 2021, to join our current team of innovative and pragmatic Board members. Your skills and experience will enable us to ensure that our new strategy is implemented effectively and the charity is properly governed. If you have the skills, experience and time to commit to this role, then we would love to hear from you.

We are seeking to appoint Board members based on their experience and knowledge in the following areas:
● Charity fundraising
● Tourism
● Human resources
● Community development and engagement

We are also looking to diversify the Board and we would be very interested in applicants who are:
● Gaelic speakers
● Women
● BAME or other under-represented groups

Applications are particularly welcome from those aged 18-45 to increase the age diversity of the board and reflect the community in which we work.

Successful candidates will have a passion for conservation and be aligned with the values and ethos of the organisation. Your ability to support strategic direction will be important, as will your desire to act as an ambassador for Trees for Life. Ideally, candidates will be based in the Scottish Highlands.

For further information, please download the Trustee information pack below. Applications and further questions can be made by emailing


Trustee role specification

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The Skills for Rewilding programme is providing 15 individuals with high quality, fully-funded training. Trainees participate in rewilding activities learning on the job whilst developing the practical skills and knowledge needed to work on landscape scale ecological restoration projects.

The 2021 recruitment process will open on the 15th of March and we are looking for five new trainees;

  • Two tree nursery horticulture trainees,
  • One deer management and estate maintenance trainee,
  • One digital marketing trainee,
  • One conservation and landscape planning trainee.
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