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Urban Green Newcastle

Community Education Officer

Beelines North East - Project Team

Are you passionate about nature recovery? Love working with others to bring about change? Want to work on a new and exciting project? Then we would love to hear from you!

Urban Green Newcastle and Northumberland Wildlife Trust are delighted to be working in partnership for an 18-month project to ‘bring the buzz back’ to the city and surrounding areas. Working with the Buglife B-lines initiative and other key partners, the project will develop a network of nectar-rich habitats across Newcastle, North Tyneside and SE Northumberland. Sites will include public parks, hospital grounds and the landscape sculpture of Northumberlandia.

Urban Green Newcastle is now looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic project team. Additional posts are to be appointed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust. All posts are fixed term (18 months). Secondments will be considered.

The Role

The Community Education Officer will play an integral role in the successful delivery of the Beelines North East project, and will lead on engaging with 3,530 people across the 18 months of the project. Equally passionate about nature recovery and sharing its importance with people and communities, the postholder will develop creative and varied opportunities for engagement across the project area, to share the importance of pollinators, and deepen the impact and reach of the project long term. Finding new ways to engage with a wider audience, the role will help improve education skills and embed new ways of working across partner organisations to ensure the work is sustainable and continues long-term. With a particular focus on communities living in deprived areas, NHS staff and patients, and young people of KS1/2 ages, the role will also support the training of young people.

Closing date: Monday 4 October.
Interview: w/c 18 October

How to Apply

Please download the full Job Description & Person Specification, as well as an Application Pack from our website.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

Logo: Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Closing Date: 04/10/2021  Location: Newcastle, North Tyneside and SE Northumberland

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