CJS Online: Community and Volunteers

 

A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.


Community and Volunteers vacancies: projects looking at community involvement and countryside volunteer management.


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Greenspace Development Officer

Salary:             Range 4, £25,369 - £30,890 per annum

Job Status:      Permanent

Hours:             Full-time 37 hours per week

Location:         Gun Wharf, Chatham

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.


  • Closing Date: 15/04/2019
  • Location: Gun Wharf, Chatham, Kent
  • Posted: 20/03/2019
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Community Tree Planting Manager

Two Days/Week in the first instance

Salary: £25 000 pa (Pro-rata)

BEAT is a Bradford based charity committed to improving the health and well-being of people in Bradford and the surrounding district through a range of projects. Forrest of Bradford is one of our projects with the aim of planting one million trees in the Bradford area. We have already planted over 750 000 trees and supported hundreds of volunteers. We are looking for a project manager to drive the next stage of this ambitious project.


  • Closing Date: 05/04/2019
  • Location: Bradford
  • Posted: 20/03/2019
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Hyde's Heath Project Officer

Location: Arne / Wareham, Dorset

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 4 year contract

Protecting Hyde's Heath is a Heritage Lottery Fund funded project led by the RSPB which offers one of the best opportunities to protect, restore and improve heathland in the UK. The project will make landscape scale conservation a reality on the northern shores of the Isle of Purbeck and will provide a range of options to better connect local communities with important human heritage and heathland heritage, engage with underrepresented groups, increase involvement and experience of volunteering and offer real change around access for all and embedding the natural world in our health and wellbeing.


  • Closing Date: 10/04/2019
  • Location: Arne / Wareham, Dorset
  • Posted: 20/03/2019
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Lead Ranger

£27,735 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Norwich

Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us to look after our special places forever, for everyone. You'll be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.


  • Closing Date: 07/04/2019
  • Location: Norwich
  • Posted: 19/03/2019
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Environmental Project Officer

£21,479 to £23,556 pro rata + 3% pension contribution

30 hours per week (potential to increase to 37 hours)

The Steel Valley Project is a long standing and award winning countryside management partnership based in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We are seeking an Environmental Project Officer to deliver our environmental projects and lead a team of dedicated volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 16/04/2019
  • Location: Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Posted: 19/03/2019
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Landscape Solutions – North East Wales Project Officer, Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: Loggerheads Country Park
  • Posted: 18/03/2019
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Landscape Solutions – Natural Resources Grazing Coordinator, Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: Loggerheads Country Park
  • Posted: 18/03/2019
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Area Ranger

£24,075 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Bridgwater

We're looking for highly ambitious individual who understands nature habitats of species. If you're extremely well organised and have experience in countryside management then we'd like to hear from you. Based at Fyne Court you will be responsible for looking after the National Trust's properties on the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


  • Closing Date: 05/04/2019
  • Location: Bridgwater
  • Posted: 18/03/2019
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Ranger

Leicestershire County Council

CR0595

Salary Details: £21,144 - £23,112

Location: Snibston Park, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN

Working Hours: Full Time, Hours per week - 37

Day to day site management of the country park estate to include implementation of management plans, grounds maintenance, project delivery and resources management with a focus on habitat management. Implementation of appropriate health and safety. Duties also include the production of interpretive materials, working with the public and community groups and developing sources of income.


  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: Snibston Park, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
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Volunteer Officer

North York Moors National Park Authority

£11,205 - £11,658 for 22.5 hours per week

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Volunteering Team for the three day a week role of Volunteer Officer.

You’ll need to be adaptable, flexible and happy working in a busy office producing supporting materials for staff and volunteers, as well as working outside helping with tasks or running training. You will need to be a people person, a natural communicator, with an understanding of what makes volunteers tick.


  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
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Project Coordinator - Path of the Little People

Wiston Lodge; Scottish Charity & Social Enterprise

21 Hours per Week; Flexible working pattern

12 Month Fixed Term Contract, with potential to extend

Salary: £25,000 per annum, pro rata

Wiston Lodge, A Place to Grow, provides physical, mental and spiritual challenge in a safe and sheltered residential environment.

‘Path of the Little People’ is an expansive interpretative trail that combines themes of nature, history, music and renewable energy, helping children, especially those with Additional Support Needs, have fun while overcoming challenges with social communication and cognitive learning.


  • Delete Date: 12/04/2019
  • Location: Wiston Lodge, Millrigg Road, Wiston, Biggar
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
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Community Engagement Assistant (Tamworth)

Part-time: 21 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2019

£14,942.20 per annum (pro rata)

We are looking for someone to join our Community Engagement Team to assist in the delivery of our community engagement projects across the county, but primarily in Tamworth.

The post holder will support existing community engagement officers in the delivery of their projects, but the role will also provide the opportunity to develop skills in community engagement, volunteer management, working with children and young people, practical conservation, business administration and co-ordination skills.


  • Closing Date: 29/03/2019
  • Location: Tamworth
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
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Warden

Location: Airds Moss and Barons Haugh

Salary: £22,073 to £23,912

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

A unique opportunity to work on two interesting and differing sites.

Baron's Haugh, nestling between the town of Motherwell and the River Clyde, has habitat that comes in a range of forms including wetland, riverine, mature woodland and designed landscape but accessible to an urban audience of over 1 million people all within a 30 minute drive.


  • Closing Date: 19/04/2019
  • Location: Airds Moss and Barons Haugh
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
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Ranger

£19,928 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 31/01/23)

Hope Valley

Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, thinking long term to look after our special places and visitor facilities. Our strategy for Land Outdoors and Nature means that we are investing in ranger services to help us deliver great visitor experiences and positive landscape scale change. You’ll be working with the wider Eastern Moors Partnership team and as part of the National Trust's Peak District team in a stunning landscape with accessible moorland, woodland and river valleys that can be enjoyed all year round.


  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: Hope Valley, Peak District
  • Posted: 14/03/2019
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Visitor Centre Manager

(£25,000 to £27,350 per annum, dependent upon experience)

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee the management of the Visitor Centre in Ferry Meadows, creating an engaging and welcoming hub for visitors to the Park. The right candidate will be responsible for leading on the retail operation relating to Nene Park Services and the retail areas located in the Visitor Centre and the Trust’s Water Sports and Activities Centre, Nene Outdoors, promoting local producers and products produced from within Nene Park.


  • Closing Date: 01/04/2019
  • Location: Ferry Meadows
  • Posted: 13/03/2019
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Participation Manager

Hours:  Permanent, Full Time

Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh

Salary range: £39,933

This job leads teams to deliver programmes of work across the Trust, designed to increase participation in conservation activities at our properties and increased inclusion from individuals and groups who do not currently engage with the Trust. The job holder will work with colleagues across the Trust to ensure these programmes meet local property needs, and to support the delivery of these programmes on the ground.


  • Closing Date: 22/03/2019
  • Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 13/03/2019
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Rough Around the Edges Project Officer

Salary: £13,204 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £22,006)

Contract: Permanent, 21 hours per week

Based: BBOWT College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring with hot desk facility at Chilterns Conservation Board Offices, Chinnor

Working with a wide range of Community Groups, Rough Around the Edges will focus on both increasing the biodiversity value of smaller, local and often overlooked sites and engage communities of interested people to create, manage and appreciate them.


  • Closing Date: 27/03/2019
  • Location: BBOWT College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring
  • Posted: 11/03/2019
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Trust Director

Salary:             circa £40,000 per annum

Salary info:      35 hours per week

Status:             Full time, Permanent

Location:          Perth

The Board of Trustees of Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT) are currently looking to appoint a new Director.  Founded in 1997, the Trust is an independent charity that negotiates access to land, builds footpaths, helps care for Scotland’s most spectacular woodlands and trees, and works on conservation projects all to improve and promote access to the countryside for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. 


  • Closing Date: 07/04/2019
  • Location: Perth
  • Posted: 11/03/2019
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Ranger

£20,000 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Kings Lynn

It’s an exciting time for us here at Oxburgh Hall! We’re in the process of completing a Parkland Management Plan to guide us in the restoration of 130 acres of Historic Registered Parkland. If you’re happy with being the ‘lone’ ranger, have good experience in using machinery and are confident in managing volunteers all year round, then you’re the person for us!


  • Closing Date: 28/03/2019
  • Location: Kings Lynn
  • Posted: 07/03/2019
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Farmer Cluster Officer (Beult Catchment)

Fixed-term for 1 year (until March 2020), full-time post based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

Salary Range:  £27,548

Kent Wildlife Trust is working in partnership with Southern Water to roll out the farmer cluster approach in the River Beult catchment. Once established, the post-holder will facilitate meetings of the farmer clusters, undertake one to one farm visits and deliver a programme of training events to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides, nutrients and soil run-off/sediment loading in order to encourage behavioural change amongst those engaged. 


  • Closing Date: 05/04/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone
  • Posted: 07/03/2019
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Assistant Rangers x 2

Salary: £14,942.20 per annum + 10% pension

Full time: 35 hrs per week

Fixed Term Contract: 2 years    

We are looking for two enthusiastic Assistant Rangers with a passion for wildlife to become part of our Land Management team. These are exciting opportunities for people starting their career journey in conservation land management to work for Staffordshire’s leading wildlife conservation organisation.


  • Closing Date: 05/04/2019
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Posted: 06/03/2019
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Trust Manager

Salary £51,152 - £61,139 per annum

We are now seeking a Trust Manager to lead and manage FCCT, who can bring the requisite skills, knowledge and experience to continue to evolve and progress the Trust through the next challenging and exciting stage of its development.

Working closely with the Trust management team, you will set the strategic direction of FCCT in order to bring about our ambitious plans to develop the potential of Fife for countryside recreation, through embracing a community led approach.


  • Closing Date: 24/03/2019
  • Location: The Harbourmaster’s House, Dysart
  • Posted: 04/03/2019
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Countryside Manager

Starting salary £28,413 per annum

Fixed-term until 31st August 2022,

Full-time, 37 hours per week

Samuel Palmer, the visionary Victorian landscape artist, described the Darent Valley as an ‘earthly paradise’. Two centuries on, it remains a beautiful rural area, the majority designated within the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). In order to maintain and enhance this special landscape, the Kent Downs AONB Unit has successfully attracted £4m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and several other sources to deliver the Darent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme (DVLPS).


  • Closing Date: 21/03/2019
  • Location: Kent Downs AONB
  • Posted: 04/03/2019
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Blyth River Catchment Advisor

Salary: £26,000 pa

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooke House, The Green, Ashbocking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9JY

An exciting new opportunity to work for Suffolk Wildlife Trust in partnership with the Environment Agency. You will coordinate the delivery of multiple river restoration projects in the Blyth River Catchment and also set up a team of River Warden volunteers. You will be working with landowners, volunteers and contractors so excellent communication and project management skills are a necessity.


  • Closing Date: 21/03/2019
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Posted: 01/03/2019
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Assistant Ranger (Bird Aware Solent)

Salary Range: £17,224 - £18,794 per annum

Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2020

The Bird Aware Solent ranger team are looking for a new enthusiastic member to engage with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering shorebirds within the Solent Special Protection Areas (SPAs). Bird Aware Solent aims to reduce disturbance to shorebirds through influencing the behaviour of visitors.


  • Closing Date: 24/03/2019
  • Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham
  • Posted: 28/02/2019
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