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The Conservation Volunteers

Senior Project Officer, Haringey

Based in Haringey, North London

35 hours per week

Salary: £24,024 plus £3882 London Weighting per annum

The Conservation Volunteers connects people and green spaces to deliver lasting outcomes for both.

About the role:

Do you have a love for nature? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of volunteers and local people? Do you want wildlife to thrive across North London? Then this could be the role for you.

Following a successful funding bid, TCV’s Biodiversity Action Team are seeking a Senior Project Officer to join the team at Railway Fields Nature Reserve, Haringey.

The successful applicant will be in charge of planning and delivering practical nature conservation volunteering sessions on a range of sites across North London, with a specific focus on the London Borough of Brent. The usual work pattern will be 3 days of delivery and 2 days of planning/reporting.

The Senior Project Officer will be recruiting and managing volunteers, managing relationships with stakeholders and local authorities, reporting on outcomes, looking for new project opportunities, quoting for work and managing TCV resources and equipment.

The ideal candidate would have a wide range of practical skills including habitat management and small scale construction, experience of leading volunteer teams, project management skills, experience of dealing with customers and suppliers as well as having a solid grounding in urban nature conservation.

Don’t have all of these? That doesn’t mean this isn’t the job for you! If you are a enthusiastic, motivated, well organised individual who is willing to learn, and are passionate about our natural environment we’d still love to hear from you.

We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that candidates may need during the recruitment process, and you will be asked whether you require any during your application. If you would like to discuss your requirements further please contact the People Team via or by telephone on 01302 388883. We also offer reasonable adjustments on the job.

A full driving licence held for at least one year is required for this role

This post is subject to a CRC check

A current first aid certificate or willingness to train is essential

Application forms only – CVs will not be accepted

We are The Conservation Volunteers.

Our vision is Healthier, Happier Communities for Everyone. We believe that green spaces are an essential part of healthy, happy communities.

Our mission is To Connect People and Green Spaces to Deliver Lasting Outcomes for Both.

The opportunity to connect to nature on your doorstep and contribute to its protection should be available to everyone.

The outcomes of our work:

  • Environment: Green spaces are created, protected and improved, for nature and for people.
  • Communities: Communities are stronger, working together to improve the places where people live and tackle the issues that matter to them.
  • Health & Wellbeing: People improve their physical and mental health & wellbeing, by being outdoors, active and connected with others.
  • Learning & Skills: People improve their confidence, skills and prospects, through learning inspired by the outdoors.

Join in, feel good.

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

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Mat Pendergast at or call 02083486005

Closing date for completed applications: 9am 31/05/2024

Interview date: Friday 7th June at: Railway Fields Nature Reserve, Haringey, N4 1ES

Return completed application form to Mat Pendergast at

Closing Date: 31/05/2024  Location: Haringey, North London

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