CJS Online: Community and Volunteers

 

A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.


Community and Volunteers vacancies: projects looking at community involvement and countryside volunteer management.


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Community Engagement Officer

Two year 4 months fixed term contract, full time (37.5 hours per week, Mon to Fri), immediate start

Based at Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Allet, Truro, TR4 9DJ

Salary £24,000pa

The Community Engagement Officer will work within the Your Shore Beach Ranger Project team to form sustainable community organisations (local Marine Conservation Groups) within key geographical areas to further the conservation of the marine environment within these locations in the long term, whilst also providing support to recruit, train and manage Your Shore Beach Rangers within the new and existing local Marine Conservation Groups.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Allet, Truro
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Engagement Officers

and work in Dundee for a period of 12.5 weeks. This contract has an immediate start and pays £10p/h (40 hours per week). Accommodation in Dundee will be provided if required.

The roles will involve carrying out a conversation with householders about their recycling attitudes and behaviours and/or engaging with them at their door step to encourage them to recycle correctly using their current recycling service.


  • Delete Date: 17/07/2018
  • Location: Dundee
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Assistant Ranger

Salary Range: £17,224 - £18,794 per annum

Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Titchfield

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019

Working across the Solent coastline you will be working as part of a ranger team, providing an on-the-ground ranger service in the Solent’s three Special Protection Areas (SPAs). This position focuses on community engagement; you will be engaging directly with the public to raise awareness amongst visitors of the sensitivity of this internationally important wintering site for migratory birds.


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: Titchfield Haven, Titchfield
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Ranger

This role is initially offered as a fixed-term contract until 15 June 2021.

Hours: 22.5 (part-time)

Working as part of the reserves team, the successful candidate will help establish Trumpington Meadows nature reserve in Cambridge as a well visited, wildlife-rich site with an active volunteer network. This will involve practical work in order to manage the meadows, trees and ponds on the reserve, and a good knowledge of the practice of nature conservation.


  • Closing Date: 16/07/2018
  • Location: Trumpington Meadows, Cambridge
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Natural Networks Officer x 2

Starting salary £22,000

Do you want to help us create and restore wildlife-rich habitats in Worcestershire? As part of our ambitious Natural Networks partnership we are looking for two people with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. With more than £1m already secured for Natural Networks sites you’ll be in prime position to find the opportunities and help guide the projects that deliver wildlife gains for the county.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Naturally Social Officer

Pay is £24,000 per year pro rata (equating to £14,400 per annum).

This is initially a 9 month contract.

Normal working hours are 9am to 5pm, Wednesday to Friday each week (with 30 a minute meal break). Equating to a 22 ½ hour working week.

Naturally Social is a project that aims to address individuals social isolation through engagement with nature. We are seeking a dedicated, conscientious person to oversee the delivery of this unique project. Developing and providing engagement opportunities for members of the community as they seek to find social connections through group activities in the natural world.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2018
  • Location: Durham Wildlife Trusts Rainton Meadows and Low Barns Offices
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Area Ranger

£24,121 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Hope Valley

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: Hope Valley
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Wheal Buzzy Project Officer

£21,141 - £25,463 pro rata

Fixed Term until 31 March 2020 (29.6 hours per week)

Truro

You will be a key member of the Cornwall AONB Unit, charged with working in partnership with a broad host of organisations and stakeholders to drive forward an ambitious Project Plan that seeks to place people at the heart of our efforts to protect and enhance declining solitary mining bee colonies across the Cornwall AONB area and raising awareness of the threats to these nationally important species.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Truro
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Munching Caterpillars Scotland Project Officer

Part time 0.8 fte

2 year fixed term contract

From £24,307 - £28,083 (Grade C) dependent on experience, plus 5% pension contribution

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our ‘Munching Caterpillars’ project in Scotland, which will encourage primary school children to learn about the food sources and life-cycles of butterflies and moths.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Countryside Rangers

£18,870 - £20,541 - Permanent

37 hours per week (flexitime with weekend enhancements)

We are looking for 2 Countryside Rangers to provide community engagement support in Leeds open spaces, specifically in support of community groups working within the grounds of Leeds Cemeteries and Crematoria. 


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2018
  • Location: Leeds
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Reserve Manager

WWT Martin Mere

£28,775 per annum

It’s a really exciting time at the Martin Mere Wetland Centre, with ambitious plans to improve the wetland habitats at one of the best known nature reserves in the UK. The reserve carries SSSI, SPA and RAMSAR site designations and as a result, we are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the reserve and work with partner organisations during this exciting period and beyond.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: WWT Martin Mere
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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RHS Community Outreach Advisor – North West

£26k pa

RHS Garden Bridgewater and home based

Manchester

Contract: Permanent

The Royal Horticultural Society aims to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.  Best known for our world famous Flower Shows and Gardens, we also connect millions of children with nature through the RHS Campaign for School Gardening, support community gardening through RHS Britain in Bloom and conduct pioneering horticultural scientific research.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: RHS Garden Bridgewater and home based
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Site Services Assistant

The salary is £16,000 initially offered as a 6-month contract with hopes of the post being permanent

The role supports the mission of the charity to conserve the built and natural heritage of the Royal Gunpowder Mills (RGM), by assisting Site Staff in their work of maintenance and conservation, and supervising volunteers in practical projects and tasks.

Duties include: Assisting with site repairs, litter and waste management, security management, grounds maintenance, heritage building care and nature conservation, and helping supervise volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Skomer Wardens

Salary: £17,000 pro rata

Hours: 25 hours per week for each part time role, on an annualised contract with peak summer hours of up to 48 per week

Location: From the beginning of March to the end of November the posts will be resident on Skomer Island. From December to February inclusive the post can be based in the Welsh Wildlife Centre (Cilgerran) or Parc Slip (Tondu) offices, or the winter work base can be negotiated as remote working is possible for much of the winter.

We are seeking two energetic and experienced candidates to work together in part-time roles as wardens of our internationally important seabird site, Skomer Island.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Skomer Island
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Ranger

£13,223 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 31/12/19)

London

You'll be responsible for delivering practical activities to support the delivery of the GAP project in your local area, both on National Trust properties and in the wider community. You'll work with partners on projects that promote the value of conservation and the local environment through volunteering, informal training and vocational qualifications.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Volunteer Co-ordinator

Full-time (37hpw)

Salary: £25,463 to £28,221.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop relationships to take volunteering within the Waste & Countryside Service to new levels. You will manage, train and support our network of volunteers and provide advice and support to our staff on working with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Northallerton
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Community Engagement Officer

Upton Country Park, Poole.

£18,870 - £20541; 37 hours per week

12 month, fixed term contract

The Borough of Poole has a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual to play a key role in the development of our exciting new Discovery Project at Upton Country Park. Working closely with the Project Officer, the successful candidate will contribute to the successful completion of a Round Two application to the Heritage Lottery Fund and BIG Lottery Fund, a £2m project to restore and enhance the Country Park.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2018
  • Location: Upton Country Park, Poole
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Wild about Rockpools Assistant

£17,700 p.a. plus up to 9% pension contribution

The Wild about Rockpools Assistant is responsible for developing and delivering a programme of marine awareness activities focussing on inspiring people to engage with the marine environment through delivery of a seashore and rockpool focussed events programme, development of a programme of active volunteering opportunities to improve public knowledge regarding the marine environment and encouraging responsible practices while using beaches (such as shore surveys and beach cleans) as well as delivery of a marine wildlife focussed talks programme for the YHA.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: YHA Boggle Hole, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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The Environment and Me Project Officer

We are looking for an engaging, enthusiastic individual to deliver practical gardening, nature engagement and wildlife conservation work on a broad range of sites as part of our Big Lottery Funded project – The Environment and Me (TEaM). The Project Officer will work alongside the The Environment and Me project team, which includes Mental Health workers, to offer engaging outdoor activities for clients from hedge laying and woodland work to river improvements and planting activities plus leading walks and delivering woodcraft activities.


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ranger

£11,609 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 31/12/19)

Wrexham

Green Academies Project (GAP) will establish and train a cohort of young people to take responsibility for conservation, maintenance, and planning and implementation of projects at local outdoor sites. You'll be responsible for delivering practical activities to support the delivery of the GAP project in your local area, both on National Trust properties and in the wider community. You'll work with partners on projects that promote the value of conservation and the local environment through volunteering, informal training and vocational qualifications


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 12 months)

Seaton

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Seaton
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Ranger

£21,074 to £23,866 per annum

Rare opportunity to work in one of the UK’s finest landscapes

Our Rangers help people to enjoy and learn about Exmoor and work closely with our communities to conserve and enhance Exmoor’s special qualities. They provide a uniformed, ambassadorial presence for the National Park and help to maintain a first class rights of way and access network.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Exmoor House, Dulverton
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Conservation Grazing Officer

14 hours per week (fixed term to 31 March 2019)

Salary: £25700 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you love Yorkshire, love wildlife? Would you like to combine your passion for nature conservation with your livestock management skills? Do you share our vision for a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking to appoint a Conservation Grazing Officer to care for its Highland cattle and flock of Hebridean sheep in South Yorkshire, ensuring that their welfare is maintained to a high standard.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Nidderdale AONB Development Team Manager

Grade: POA Salary: £31,401 - £34,106 pro rata

Hours: 15 per week

Fixed-term contract until April 2020

Situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, in North Yorkshire, Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of 46 AONBs in the UK. Between them they cover one fifth of the UK’s finest countryside and are special places, worthy of protection. We are seeking applications from an enthusiastic and innovative individual who can work effectively with organisations and local communities in Nidderdale AONB to develop great collaborative projects for the AONB’s landscape, environment and heritage.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Nidderdale AONB
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Access and Engagement Officer

North Pennines AONB Partnership

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: Grade 10 £29,909 - £33,136

Hours per week: 37

Applicants are sought for an 18 month temporary contract to work closely with a range of partners on the access and engagement elements of the development phase of Tees-Swale: naturally connected, our collaborative project with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: AONB Office, Stanhope
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Leave No Footprints Engagement Coordinator

£20,541 - £22,401 37 hours per week

Fixed Term contract until July 2021

The role of the engagement co-ordinator, is to highlight the importance of marine and terrestrial habitats within the local area. This is very much an educational role and the co-ordinator will be expected create, prepare and lead activities with groups, including school groups. Leave Only Footprints activities and events will all touch on the importance of recycling and waste reduction on our local biodiversity, linking into the issue of plastics in the ocean.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2018
  • Location: Hengistbury Head Local Nature Reserve, Bournemouth
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Community and Education Manager

Salary:  £28,808 - £32,339 plus attractive benefits

Term: full time (37) hours per week. Two-year contract with an opportunity to extend.

Location: based at Luton, Bedfordshire and Alconbury (Cambridgeshire) but working across the east of England as required.

As Community and Education Manager you will initiate, develop, manage and deliver transformational environmental projects, including larger programmes throughout Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire alongside partner organisations and local groups. You will have extensive experience of project management, line management, financial management and at least 3 years’ experience delivering community/educational projects. You will be able to develop effective partnerships with stakeholders and have experience of bid-writing and fundraising. We’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to your local area.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Based at Luton, Bedfordshire and Alconbury (Cambridgeshire) but working across the east of England as required.
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger Marketing

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our award winning countryside team, based at Fleet in rural north Hampshire.  The position requires you to develop and enhance our visitor’s experiences of the surrounding countryside, promoting activities based outdoors and other related subjects throughout the district.


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Bright Water Landscape Partnership Manager and Partnership Finance & Monitoring Officer

4 year fixed term contract

Bright Water is a Heritage Lottery Fund supported scheme, with HLF contributing £2.6million towards a total project budget of £3.2 million. Durham Wildlife Trust is the lead partner and will employ staff on behalf of the Partnership. The project is centred on the catchment of the River Skerne, covering parts of County Durham and Darlington.


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Durham
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Communications Officer

Salary: £23,111 - £25,463 pro rata.

AONB seeks enthusiastic individual for marketing role

THE Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and innovative part-time Communications Officer. You will use your skills, knowledge and experience to promote the AONB area and its wide ranging projects, initiatives and events to local, regional and national audiences.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Wimborne, Dorset
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Parks and Open Spaces Apprentice

37 hours per week, Fixed Term 2 year, Flexi time scheme

National Minimum Wage for age

Are you passionate about open spaces? Do you want share your passion with other people? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to earn whilst you learn?

Then this is the opportunity for you!

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic apprentice to join our diverse Parks and Open Spaces Team.  This Apprenticeship includes college study sessions with Askam Bryan College, (based at York), to obtain a Level 3 in Environmental Conservation.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Kendal
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Broads Warden Carlton Marshes

Salary: (£22,000 p.a.) 4 year Fixed Term Contract

Location: Brooke House

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. The Broads Warden is a key member of the Carlton Marshes team and will support the Broads Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management on all Trust reserves in the Suffolk Broads.


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Brooke House
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Retail Manager

£21,965 to £24,035 (pro-rata) per annum, dependent upon experience  

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Nene Park Trust for an enthusiastic individual to play a fundamental role in the development and delivery of the retail offering at the Visitor Centre and at Nene Outdoors. We are looking for a person to inspire, lead and manage a team of staff and volunteers to play a key part in providing a great retail and visitor experience.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 01/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Pwllheli

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Pwllheli
  • Posted: 01/06/2018
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Forest of Bowland AONB Development and Funding Officer

Salary: £28,221 - £32,223

Fixed term contract to March 2022

Based in Dunsop Bridge, Clitheroe, Lancashire

The Forest of Bowland AONB Partnership is seeking to appoint a creative and self-motivated individual to the exciting role of Development and Funding Officer. This role will involve fostering and maintaining relationships with partner organisations to develop policies, projects, and programmes to help deliver the AONB Management Plan. 


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Dunsop Bridge, Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Secrets of the Solent: Project Manager

Circa £35K pa, depending on qualifications and experience; 4 year fixed term contract; full-time 35 hours per week; post based at Curdridge, near Botley, Hampshire.

The post will lead and co-ordinate the delivery phase of the Secrets of the Solent project building on previous work to implement a high profile, high-quality, well supported programme of projects focussing on raising awareness and behaviour change.  The role will need to continue to build strong working relationships with a range of stakeholder groups including sea-users, marine organisations, local authorities and local communities.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Curdridge, near Botley, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Project Manager

Salary: £29,633 - £35,672 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project is a partnership project to deliver three principle objectives: to build support for capercaillie conservation, helping people to understand and value their natural heritage, the benefits it can bring and how their actions can affect it; to work with communities to develop sustainable approaches to recreation, meeting residents and visitors needs whilst minimising impact on capercaillie; and to develop a programme of conservation action to support the species’ long-term survival, creating a bigger and more robust forest network.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Engagement Officer

Salary: £25,071 - £29,329 (Pro Rata) (Band C) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Engagement Officer will have a coordinating role, providing the public and community engagement link across multiple strands of work; providing the communications and leading and overseeing the development of strategies and plans; whilst providing communications support for the project as a whole.  The role will also co-ordinate the production of the Audience Development Plan and contributing to the production of an Activity Plan and other second round submission documents.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Community Ranger

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Salary: £23,669 - £27,332 (Band B1) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Community Ranger will act as a focal point for the project in the community of Carr-bridge; raising awareness and understanding of the importance of the Capercaillie pinewood habitats and encouraging, supporting and developing active community involvement in events, activities and projects associated with the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Commons & Greens Support Officer

Salary: £21,074 - £23,111 (Plus £585 Outer Fringe Allowance)

Working hours: Full Time is preferred however Part Time applications of at least 21 hours per week will be considered.

Contract Type: Fixed Term contract for 18 months with potential to be made permanent.

We are looking for a talented individual to help us to maintain and enhance our already wonderful Commons and Green Spaces. Harpenden is fortunate to have a variety of outdoor spaces with many exciting habitats. This role will play a key part in managing these spaces and getting more local people to understand and enjoy them.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Harpenden
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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Park Ranger (Maternity Cover)

Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire                                            

28th August 2018 to 25th April 2019 inclusive: 35 weeks

£9.00 per hour, 22.5hr week (Tues – Thur)

Groundwork NEWY are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their small team of urban fringe park rangers for a fixed term.  The post holder will demonstrate an eagerness for and knowledge of the natural world, be comfortable planning and delivering community activities, and working with schools. 


  • Closing Date: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Partnership Officer

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership is recruiting a part-time Partnership Officer to work three days a week. 

This role has an emphasis on community engagement and wellbeing - we are looking for someone to inspire and enthuse communities about the benefits of looking after wildlife and green spaces. You will be helping people across north-west Kent and Bexley to improve their local environments, and helping them feel better in the process.

The role will commence on a one-year contract with anticipated extension.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2018 updated
  • Location: North West Kent
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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