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The Conservation Volunteers

Training Officer

Based in Falkirk

21 hours per week

Salary: 22k per annum/pro rata

The Conservation Volunteers – The Community Volunteering Charity

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.

About the role:

TCV will be delivering this youth project in partnership with Article 12. The role delivers training and qualifications in line with one or more services, which contributes to local operational plans and towards the achievement of the TCV’s strategic plan. The key to achieving this will be delivering high quality training, to meet awarding body standards, SQA delivery. This is a new funded project to work with the young gypsy travelling community age 11-16 across Falkirk. Your role will be to run events, practical conservation sessions to include woodland management, grounds maintenance, habitat management and outdoor learning, gardening/food growing, wood working skills eg. building raised beds and planters.

We are looking for someone who has vast experience of delivering youth work in disadvantaged areas and communities. (Experience of working with the gypsy travelling community is desirable but not essential)

* A full driving licence is required as the post holder has use of a company vehicle.
* This post is subject to an enhanced PVG check.

Desirable: Valid First Aid at Work certificate.

21/hrs per week (flexible hours due to nature of delivery) 12 months contract

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.

Join in, Feel good.

For further information and to apply, please visit Alternatively, email

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 18th July 2022

Interview date: Monday 25th July 2022 at: Balallan House, Stirling

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Closing Date: 18/07/2022  Location: Falkirk

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