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Logo: RSPBGarnock Connections Volunteer Engagement Assistant
Reference: A1450819
Location: Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire
Salary: 16,504 to 17,880 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract


The River Garnock runs through a fascinating landscape. In between the ancient castles, historic mills and old factories, there also lies a wonderful natural world of fresh and salt water habitats, beautiful woodlands and captivating lowland raised bogs. The Garnock Connections project has been established to reveal and enhance this wealth of industrial and natural heritage.


It is therefore vital to have a committed volunteer resource that is able to deliver across the landscape, and effective volunteer engagement will be central to these efforts. We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to with project partners to improve the scale and effectiveness of heritage volunteering.


The successful candidate will

  • engage with heritage organisations, existing volunteers and potential volunteers
  • understand the current constraints in relation to volunteering
  • identify opportunities for improvement.
  • assist in developing an internet based volunteering hub
  • deliver volunteer engagement events.


We are looking for

  • good communication skills
  • the ability to engage with a range of different audiences.
  • the ability to work well as part of a team
  • the enthusiasm to get involved in a range of different activities.


We want someone for this fantastic opportunity who is eager to learn new skills to progress their career in the heritage sector. As a trainee, you will have access to a range of training and development opportunities.


The post is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund.


Closing: 1 September 2019
Interviews: 10 September 2019


If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click here to be directed to our website.


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