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Logo: Mendip Hills AONBRanger Volunteer Coordinator

37 hours per week

Salary: £19,171 - £21,166 per annum


About us


The Mendip Hills AONB Unit works to conserve and enhance the nationally designated landscape. The Unit produces and guides the delivery of the statutory management plan, comments on planning applications, runs projects and is assisted by volunteers including Rangers, practical task volunteers, and Young Rangers.


About the job


The Ranger Volunteer Coordinator will support volunteers to undertake tasks delivering the objectives from the AONB Management Plan. Working with other AONB staff and other organisations plan and deliver programmes of activities and tasks for volunteers. You will help the AONB Project Development Officer plan further volunteering opportunities ensuring a diverse range of roles to all members of the AONB communities. You will be the day-to-day contact for our volunteers, ensuring they feel valued and supported alongside the statutory duties required to keep them safe.


About you


You will have experience of; supervising volunteer groups and youth groups, a range of practical countryside management tasks, inspections and basic maintenance tasks on public access. Knowledge of relevant health & safety with regard to working with volunteers. Knowledge of current countryside management issues. Ability to communicate confidently and with enthusiasm to a wide variety of people. Able to work alone as well as part of a team. 5 GCSE’s at C grade or above including Maths & English. Vocational / higher education qualification in relevant subject, such as countryside management, or considerable knowledge gained from practical experience in countryside / rural skills


If you have any questions about the role please contact Jim Hardcastle on 01761 462338.


Apply online here


Closing date: 15 May 2019

Interview Date: 30 May 2019


This post requires a criminal background check via the Disclosure procedure.



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