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Birmingham Community and Families Project Assistant

£18,100.00 - £20,080.00
9 months fixed term
22.5 hours per week - Hours are flexible for the successful candidate

RSPB England has an exciting opportunity for a Community and Families Project Assistant to work on the development and delivery of a centrally administered initiative that seeks to engage more families, from a greater diversity of communities, with nature.

What's the role about

The objective of this project is the creation of a toolkit incorporating a training package and family activity resources that community groups need to effectively engage families from diverse communities with nature in local greenspaces.

You will be part of a team, including volunteers, assisting in the delivery of consultation events and supporting community group led activities, and you will collect information to enable the evaluation of the impact of this community led approach. On a day-to-day basis your role will be to work alongside community groups through the process of co-designing, delivering and then evaluating the toolkit. You will be instrumental in gathering feedback and highlighting areas for improvement within the toolkit as well as being confident in offering direct assistance to groups when necessary.

Essential skills, knowledge, and experience

  • Experience of delivering activities to families or children.
  • Good people engagement skills that will enable you to clearly, confidently, and sensitively communicate with diverse audiences and enthuse them about nature.
  • Organised approach with experience of gathering, recording, and reporting information and feedback.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly including occasional weekends and bank holidays.
  • Proficiency in MS Office systems

Desirable skills, knowledge, and experience

  • Experience of safely delivering outdoor nature-based activities.
  • An awareness of the barriers that may exist that prevent families from diverse urban communities from engaging with nature.
  • Experience of creating activity resources.
  • Experience of working with volunteers or community groups.

Expiry date: 23:59, 02 January 2022

Interviews week commencing January 10th on Microsoft Teams.

To apply click HERE

Closing Date: 02/01/2022  Location: Birmingham

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