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Logo: The Conservation VolunteersSenior Project Officer - Corporate Volunteering Delivery based in Edinburgh

 

Salary: £19,500 per annum

 

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people's health, prospects and outdoor places.

 

TCV is the UK’s leading practical conservation charity working with people from all sectors of the community in positive action to improve the environment.

The primary requirement of the role is to support and deliver a program of Employee Action Days, providing volunteering opportunities for TCV’s corporate partners. This will involve leading and supervising groups of corporate volunteers in practical conservation tasks on partner’s projects.

You will be engaging with local partners and community groups to develop interesting, meaningful tasks for these groups. The role will require delivery of Employee Action Days predominantly in Edinburgh but also in other areas of Scotland. Successful candidates will work closely with local Senior Project Officers supporting the development of new projects and volunteering opportunities.
 

Other elements of the role will include, but not be limited to -

 

  • Health and safety management, including producing risk assessments.
  • Quantifying and ordering materials in line with procurement policies.
  • Managing TCV’s local resources, including the office, tools, and vehicles.
  • Assisting with controlling the project budgets.
  • Engaging with appropriate local groups and partners.
  • Using online and offline materials to promote TCV’s work to new partners and individuals.

 

This role is offered at 35 hours per week and is a permanent position. Core hours are to be agreed dependant on service delivery and to be managed through TOIL.

 

A bit more about us:

 

We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion and combat loneliness, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.

 

For over 50 years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.

 

Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.

 

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children - Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and all employees are required to act in such a way that at all times safeguards the health and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults. Familiarisation with, and adherence to, the organisational Safeguarding policies and procedures is an essential requirement of all employees, as is participation in related mandatory training.

 

Please note:

 

Unfortunately, due to the necessity to keep our costs down we are not able to respond to everyone who applies to our vacancies. Interviews will be held on TBC at our Edinburgh office. Therefore, if you do not hear from us by this date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

For further information and to apply, please click here

 

Alternatively you can request an application pack via email recruitment@tcv.org.uk

 

Completed applications forms must be returned to David Alcorn by email d.alcorn@tcv.org.uk or by post to The Granary, Mortonhall, 44 Mortonhall Gate, Edinburgh, EH16 6TJ by 18/07/2018.

 

Closing date for completed applications is 12.00 noon 18/07/2018 

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