Hello and thank you for taking a look at our jobs page.

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 the majority of that effort comes from our fantastic volunteers, occasionally we also have paid positions available.

All job vacancies are listed below, but if there’s nothing available at the moment then please check out the volunteer’s page. Gaining experience through volunteering is an excellent route to finding paid work in the outdoor industry.

Positions Available

We are currently recruiting for a busy year ahead in our Visitors Centre and Cafe.

The following 2 positions are vacant, we welcome applications by CV and covering letter addressed to: Sarah Gibson, Watchtree Nature Reserve, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6NL or via email to

Closing date for applications on both positions is Wednesday the 18th of March, interviews will take place the week commencing 23rd of March. All applicants must be 16 years old or older.

Visitors Centre Assistant – minimum 2 days per week

Job Decription – Visitors Centre Assistant

Visitors Centre Seasonal Assistant – Saturdays through busy periods

Job Description – Visitors Centre Seasonal Assistant

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.
If you would like to get involved please pop by for a chat with one of the Watchtree team.