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Avon Wildlife Trust

Grow Wilder Grower Engagement Officer

(Part-time: 0.8 FTE)

Permanent Position

Salary band: £22,000-£26,300 pro rata

Location: Bristol

Do you have a passion for nature, habitats and the environment? Do you have a good understanding of ecology, conservation, landscapes and habitats and experience working with community groups and volunteers? Avon Wildlife Trust has an exciting opportunity at our Grow Wilder site and we would love to hear from you.

Avon Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage 30 nature reserves for wildlife and people across the West of England. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the region and inspire local communities and people of all ages to care for wildlife where they live.

Grow Wilder is Avon Wildlife Trust’s unique, nature-rich community hub and learning centre for Bristol. A six acre site, including a wildflower nursery and cafe, where the Trust works in partnership with organisations and community groups to give people of all ages and backgrounds opportunities to connect with nature. Together we engage a diverse audience through food growing and nature activities in a safe and inspiring place, which delivers positive social impact.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative individual to manage the land in line with the site strategy and Avon Wildlife Trust’s overarching strategy. Helping to maximise the site’s potential to inspire and engage visitors, volunteers, the broader community, and land partners to take action for wildlife through wildlife-friendly habitat creation and food growing.

Avon Wildlife Trust values diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

If you are interested in this position the job description and details on how to apply can be found at www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs

Closing date: Wednesday 20th October 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview on Monday 1st November 2021. Applicants may also be asked to attend a second interview on Monday 8th October

For an informal discussion or queries please contact Giles Gould, Head of Commercial, on giles.gould@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk or 07719 088065

No CVs or agencies.

Closing Date: 20/10/2021  Location: Bristol

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