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The Royal Parks

Volunteer Officer (Volunteer Rangers)


The Organisation

The Royal Parks is a charity created in March 2017.

We are currently looking for a Volunteer Officer to join us on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £29,001 - £35,076 per annum, depending on experience
- 26 days’ annual leave plus public holidays
- Employer pension scheme
- Private healthcare cash plan and health insurance
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee assistance programme - available to all staff and family members

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with experience of working with, and managing, volunteers and a love of the great outdoors to join our passionate organisation.

You will have the chance to work in some of the most beautiful and historic green spaces that London has to offer while playing a vital role in the delivery of our hugely successful Volunteer Ranger Service.

So, if you would like to showcase fascinating wildlife and heritage across London’s parkland while working with an inclusive and supportive team, apply today!

The Role

As a Volunteer Officer, you will be responsible for the delivery of the Volunteer Ranger Service in Richmond and Bushy Park. Supporting the current volunteer rangers and training and managing new volunteers, where appropriate. You’ll seek to develop training opportunities and resources.

About You

To be considered as a Volunteer Officer, you will need:

- Proven experience of working with, managing, leading and training volunteers, especially relating to visitor engagement and conservation
- Experience of developing and delivering successful volunteer projects and programmes and working with partners
- Excellent people skills including team working, negotiating, problem solving and the ability to be calm and decisive in challenging situations
- To be highly organised with the ability to prioritise a heavy workload, manage tasks simultaneously and perform effectively under pressure
- Awareness and advocate of equality, inclusion and diversity, health and safety, safeguarding
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The closing date for this role is 17th August 2022.

So, if you’re interested in this unique opportunity as a Volunteer Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Closing Date: 17/08/2022  Location: London

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