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Logo: The Conservation VolunteersProject Officer based in Manchester

Salary: 17,500 - 18,000

 

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.

 

About the role:

The position involves managing practical projects and other work, so volunteers have opportunities to become involved in a variety of ways which will inspire, engage and motivate them to make a difference. This will include organising and implementing a varied programme of practical conservation projects by finding suitable opportunities, negotiating with clients and implementing work. This will result in green spaces being created, protected and improved for nature and for people.

The Project Officer will be managed by the Operations Leader and will be based at Sale Water Park, Sale, Manchester. Duties will be varied, and widespread across sites throughout Greater Manchester, so a flexible and energetic approach will be necessary.

Suitable candidates will have a good working knowledge and experience of practical conservation tasks and have experience of leading groups of volunteers, working with communities, schools and other groups. Excellent practical and inter-personal skills and experience of costing practical activities are required and experience of fundraising for projects is desirable. Familiarity with IT systems and use of social media to promote is TCV essential.

A willingness to undertake additional training to strengthen skills and experience is needed to enhance professional development.

A full UK driving licence is essential for this post. For insurance purposes, drivers must have held a licence for two years and be over 21 years of age.

 

For further information and to apply, please click here. Alternatively, email k.lowry@tcv.org.uk or call 01302 388878.

 

Completed applications forms must be returned to Katie Lowry by email or by post to TCV Sale Water Park Volunteer Hub, Rifle Rd, Sale, M33 2LX by 11/05/2018.

 

Closing date for completed applications is 5pm 11/05/2018 Amended

 

 

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