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Logo: Thames Chase TrustCommunity Tree Nursery and Engagement Officer (Part-time)

Salary: £12,900 (22.5 hours per week - 0.6 full time equivalent)

Application deadline: 17 November 2019

Start date: From November 2019

Reporting to: Trustee with overall responsibility for the Forest Centre


Responsible for: Community Tree Nursery development and volunteers


The role


Do you enjoy working with volunteers and engaging people to improve their environment?  Do you want to help create a local resource of trees collected from local seed for planting across the Thames Chase Community Forest?  Do you want to help manage this tree stock and educate current and future generations about the benefits of trees?  If so please read on to find out more about a new and unique opportunity to work in the Thames Chase Community Forest.


The Thames Chase Trust is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic new member of our team who has the energy and drive to take forward an exciting new chapter for our Community Tree Nursery. The Thames Chase Trust is the lead partner of a Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Landscape Partnership called ‘Land of the Fanns’, a £2.4 million project aimed at delivering physical improvements and engagement projects across East London and South-West Essex. The Community Tree Nursery project is part-funded by HLF through this programme, and the post holder will be helping to support programme delivery. The Thames Chase Trust has worked in partnership with the Land of the Fanns project to secure vital support funding to refresh the existing Community Tree Nursery and engage the local community in creating a resource that will remain for the future.


If you have answered yes to any question above or are interested in the role, then we want to hear from you!  For more information or to apply for this role, email a CV and covering letter to Mary Wright at mary.wright@thameschase.org.uk 



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