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Snowdonia National Park Authority

Young People’s Officer (3-Year FTC)


The Authority

Snowdonia National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Snowdonia National Park.

We are now looking for a Young People’s Officer to join our team in Penrhyndeudraeth. This is a fixed term role for 3 years.

The Benefits

  • A salary of £25,481 - £27,741
  • Supportive and friendly work environment
  • Work in a breath-taking national park

The Role

As the Young People’s Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring and developing various youth groups’ engagement with the Snowdonia National Park.

Leading the creation of our Authority’s Youth Manifesto and developing partnerships with other youth-focused organisations, you will attract young people to our park.

You will actively seek and develop new opportunities for engaging young people, such as enhancing the current ‘Young Ranger Scheme’ and starting a new trainee/apprentice scheme. By fostering educative opportunities and creating chances to get their voices heard, you will ensure that even the ‘harder to reach’ youth groups are represented and captivated by our National Park.

About You

To be considered, you will need:

  • To be able to communicate in both Welsh and English
  • A degree (or equivalent qualification), or equivalent work experience
  • Experience of youth engagement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • A motivated approach
  • A valid, full driving licence and access to your own vehicle
  • A qualification relevant to youth working would be beneficial to your application, as would strong IT skills. A first aid qualification would also be advantageous.

The closing date for this vacancy is 10.00am on 10 December 2021.

Other organisations may call this role Youth Engagement Officer, Youth Engagement Connector, or Youth Partnerships Co-ordinator.

Webrecruit and Snowdonia National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Young People’s Officer, please click here to apply. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Closing Date: 10/12/2021  Location: Penrhyndeudraeth

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