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Logo: The Conservation VolunteersProject Officer - South Yorkshire (part-time, fixed term post) based in Doncaster

Salary: 17,500 - 19,500 per annum FTE (pro-rata 10,500 - 11,700 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.


We are looking for someone with to join our team in South Yorkshire to help us care for some wonderful community woodlands. TCV, in partnership with the Land Trust, engage local communities in the use and management of 465 ha of green spaces across South Yorkshire.

Reporting to the Operations Leader you will be part of a team responsible for delivering and assisting a busy program of site maintenance works and inspections. You will also occasionally support community engagement through volunteering initiatives, health programmes and events across multiple community green spaces.

You will be carrying out various practical conservation and land management tasks as well as engaging with local communities, leading volunteer groups with a wide range of abilities and communicating with partners and the general public.

You will also assist with the management and use of a range of different resources including vehicles and tools.

A full driving licence is required as the post holder has use of a company vehicle.

This is initially a fixed term post until March 2019.


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.


The Conservation Volunteers - The Community Volunteering Charity

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A full, clean or near clean UK driving licence is required for this post, which has been held for a minimum of one year.


Closing date for completed applications is 9.00am 22/10/2018


Criminal Record Check:


This post is subject to a Standard DBS Check

As this post requires a Criminal Record Check, please view TCV's Ex-Offender Policy.

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 25 October 2018 at our Sedum House office. Therefore, if you do not hear from us by this date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


You can download an application form in Adobe Acrobat format or Word format and you can download a full job description for this post here.


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


Completed applications forms must be returned to Leon Hayward by email leon.hayward@tcv.org.uk or by post to TCV, Sedum House, Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB by 22/10/2018.  



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