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TCV, the community volunteering charity

Senior Project Officer

Salary: £7,800 - £8,600 per annum (£19,500 - £21,500 FTE)

Part time - 14 hours per week, for an initial period of 26 months.

This project will engage volunteers in helping to improve and preserve the natural environment of three County Wildlife Sites in South Norfolk.

The successful candidate will be responsible for organising and delivering high quality, practical environmental conservation projects for volunteers, maintaining partner relationships and safe working practices. You will also be required to recruit, train and manage volunteers and ensure they receive a valuable experience with TCV, whilst developing a core group that will sustain the project in the long term.

  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Norwich
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Volunteer Officer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: TCV Hollybush Conservation Centre, Leeds

PAY: Training & travel


Joining TCV as a Volunteer Officer and assisting staff with the delivery of practical conservation work has a wide range of benefits to offer you. These include: developing useful and transferable practical conservation skills, using a multitude of manual and powered tools, formal courses in First Aid, leadership, safeguarding and risk assessment, developing your group leadership and project organisation skills, learning event organising and publicity skills with a national charity, improving your confidence, self-esteem and interpersonal skills, inclusion training to enhance your ability to support volunteers with diverse individual needs. Being supported in your role by experienced staff through an individual development plan and regular meetings. Work experience with flexible hours and responsibilities as desired and a personal budget for work clothing and travel expenses (incl. bus travel within Leeds reimbursed). 3-4 days per week. ASK: Contact ian.dowson@tcv.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Officer

BE4: 31/10/19

LOC: Edinburgh

PAY: Regular training opportunities and travel expenses

FOR: The Conservation Volunteers

TCV is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Volunteer Officer to support the delivery of all practical conservation work in Edinburgh. When fully trained, you will often be out at our partner sites around Edinburgh (in all weathers) helping to run a TCV project for volunteer groups conducting a variety of conservation activities.  You will be helping with pre-project planning (including risk assessments), running projects as well as with the required administration that accompany and compliment all our activities. You will also get to contribute to our local operational and strategic plans. Looking ahead, TCV also recognises the benefits to project continuity that the possibility of recruiting those with previous experience, practical skills and a working knowledge of the organisation provides. 1 day a week for at least 6 months. ASK: If you’d like to apply, please send a CV and a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the role and what skills you would bring to will.george@tcv.org.uk.

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