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

Trees for Life - Scotland

This is a full-time post for 2 years, part-funded by the Beinneun Community Fund.

We are looking for someone to involve and engage with communities and visitors in the areas where we operate. The post will especially focus on Glenmoriston where Trees for Life’s Dundreggan Conservation Estate is located, and the NW Highlands where we are actively reintroducing red squirrels to suitable locations.


  • Closing Date: 13/05/2019
  • Location: Scottish Highlands
  • Posted: 23/04/2019
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Engagement Officer - Countryside (South West)

£17,703 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 24 mo)

Wareham, Dorset

This role is focusing on engaging local stakeholders in developing a project to release European Beavers back into the Purbeck landscape. There is already support among several partners for a beaver introduction, and technical studies to assess habitat feasibility and model likely impacts of beaver are currently being undertaken by Exeter University. This role will be to communicate their findings to local landowners, communities and other stakeholders, and by positively engaging with them develop a project and a management plan for beaver that is widely supported.


  • Closing Date: 12/05/2019
  • Location: Wareham, Dorset
  • Posted: 23/04/2019
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Community Roots Engagement Co-ordinators

Up to £28,000 + contributory pension, excellent holiday and other benefits

For roles based in London we offer Inner London allowance of £3,752 pa

Three-year fixed-term contract

Newark, Leeds, Sefton, Birmingham and London

The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest and newest charities, having been set up in 2012 to care for over 2,000 miles of historic inland waterways. Now, less than a decade later, we are embarking on the next stage of our journey, as we adopt a new six-region structure that will enable us to serve customers and stakeholders more effectively and help make us the charity for wellbeing and waterways. We believe life is better by water. Join us, at this exciting time, and you can help make that vision a reality.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Sefton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Sandwell, Walsall, Leicester, East London and West London
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Programme Manager - Living Levels Landscape Partnership

Location: Newport
Salary starting at £29,507 to £31,966 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Maternity Contract

If you have a love of heritage and landscape along with a passion for working with people and making a difference, this could be the role you've been looking for. We are looking for an experienced programme or project manager to lead the delivery of a multi-partner, National Lottery Heritage Fund Landscape project and lead a small team of project staff. You'll work with partners to create something really special for the landscape and people of the Gwent Levels: both those who live there and those who visit.


  • Closing Date: 13/05/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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River Foss Project Officer

3 days per week

£26200 p.a. Pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Would you like to combine your passion for the environment with your skills and experience to improve habitat quality and quantity? The River Foss Project Officer will work primarily around the north-east of York. The post holder will help deliver a new Living Landscape project in North Yorkshire working with external partners and local communities and as part of a team with other staff, volunteers and trainees.


  • Closing Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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Kent Country Parks Visitor Services & Events Manager

Permanent full-time position 37 hours per week. 

Starting salary £28,925.  

Maidstone

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Kent County Council, Country Parks team who provide leisure, educational and venue hire services across 9 Country Parks in Kent.

The Visitor Services & Events Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and supervision to area based visitor services and events teams, to ensure an enjoyable and fulfilling service is provided to all visitors to the country parks. 


  • Closing Date: 29/04/2019
  • Location: Maidstone
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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Engagement Ranger

Full Time, 37 hours per week

From £23,836 to £26,317 per year plus inconvenience allowance

Permanent

The post will cover the locations of Millers Dale/ North White Peak Area of the Peak

Based at Parsley Hay, working within our South Hub Ranger Team

Engagement Rangers act as the eyes and ears of the National Park, creating close links with partners and communities by working with them to help make the NP accessible and enjoyable for all.  This is an excellent career opportunity in an outstanding environment.


  • Closing Date: 01/05/2019
  • Location: Parsley Hay, Buxton
  • Posted: 16/04/2019
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Torridge River Restoration Officer x 3

Full-time (37.5 hours per week), fixed term appointments until March 2021, based at DWT’s Cookworthy office in North Devon.

Salary: £22,185 - £24,998 plus 5% pension

We are seeking three experienced and knowledgeable farm advisors for the project. They will work with landowners to deliver capital interventions on riverside land, bringing water quality and other benefits to the environment.


  • Closing Date: 06/05/2019
  • Location: Cookworthy, North Devon
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Inspiring People Officer

£25700 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to encouraging the community to enjoy their natural environment?

We are looking for an experienced and innovative Inspiring People Officer to join our team at Stirley Community Farm. The post holder will have a flare for developing and delivering exciting and engaging activities and education sessions, all with a particular focus on local food growing and farming for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Visitor Engagement Ranger - Walthamstow Wetlands

Salary: £22,269 per annum (pro rata £8, 906 per annum)

Location: Walthamstow Wetlands

London Wildlife Trust are partnered with London Borough of Waltham Forest as an activity partner for the Walthamstow Wetlands project. To help deliver the Heritage Lottery funded activity plan for this, we are currently recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger to job share 2 days a week. This is a great opportunity for you if you are passionate about urban nature conservation and want to get involved in a visionary project. This is a fixed term contract until March 2020.


  • Closing Date: 29/04/2019
  • Location: Walthamstow Wetlands
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Lower Windrush Valley Project Officer

Salary range: £22,021 - £29,636 per annum

Work location: Ron Groves House, Kidlington / Speedwell House, Oxford

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Temporary - Maternity Cover (9 months)

The LWVP is seeking a project officer to provide maternity cover for the current Project Manager. The cover period is expected to run until March 2020 from the data of commencement.

The Lower Windrush Valley Project is a well-established project to improve landscape, biodiversity and public access in the Lower Windrush Valley in West Oxfordshire by undertaking work directly and in partnership with the local community.


  • Closing Date: 05/05/2019
  • Location: Ron Groves House, Kidlington / Speedwell House, Oxford
  • Posted: 12/04/2019
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Projects Officer

Salary: £25,000 + 8% pension contribution + car allowance

Full-time, 35 hours per week 

ELGT is seeking a Projects Officer to assist the Project Programme Manager in the delivery and development of greenspace and other woodland and green network projects as part of the ELGT annual work programme.


  • Closing Date: 01/05/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 12/04/2019
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Reserves Manager - West Central Scotland

£26,316 pa

Cumbernauld

35 hours per week

We have an excellent opportunity to recruit a new Reserves Manager to lead on the conservation management of eight wildlife reserves in the countries around Glasgow and along the Argyll coast, including one of our largest reserves, Largiebaan near the Mull of Kintyre.


  • Closing Date: 30/04/2019
  • Location: Cumbernauld
  • Posted: 10/04/2019
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Outdoor Learning Tutor (North Hampshire)

Variable hours contract, £10 per hour.

Post based home based with regular travel to sites in North Hampshire, including Odiham, Hook, Basingstoke and Petersfield

This is an exciting opportunity to help us lead public engagement activities to get more people interested in their local wildlife. This post will include delivery of birthday parties, visits for uniformed groups, public events and school visits which promote engagement with nature through fun, hands on activities.


  • Closing Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: North Hampshire
  • Posted: 09/04/2019
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Lead Ranger

£27,735 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 01/07/21)

Morpeth

Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us to look after our special places forever, for everyone. You'll be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.

This is a 2 year fixed-term opportunity and could be an ideal secondment opportunity for the right candidate.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Morpeth
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Community Roots Engagement Co-ordinators

Up to £28,000 + contributory pension, excellent holiday and other benefits

For roles based in London we offer Inner London allowance of £3,752 pa

Three-year fixed-term contract

Newark, Leeds, Sefton, Birmingham and London

The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest and newest charities, having been set up in 2012 to care for over 2,000 miles of historic inland waterways. Now, less than a decade later, we are embarking on the next stage of our journey, as we adopt a new six-region structure that will enable us to serve customers and stakeholders more effectively and help make us the charity for wellbeing and waterways. We believe life is better by water. Join us, at this exciting time, and you can help make that vision a reality.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Sefton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Sandwell, Walsall, Leicester, East London and West London
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Living Levels Volunteering Coordinator

Salary: £21,754 - £23,932 depending on experience, pro-rata

Gwent Wildlife Trust is seeking to recruit a 4 day a week Volunteering Coordinator for a fixed 2-year contract, as part of the Living Levels Partnership Scheme (RSPB led) on the Gwent Levels, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The post holder will be key to achieving the volunteering outputs for the Living Levels Scheme including ensuring efficient volunteer data management and communication but if you wanted solely a desk based role then this isn’t the job for you!


  • Closing Date: 25/04/2019
  • Location: Pye Corner, Newport
  • Posted: 03/04/2019
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Visitor Experience Manager

Location: Weymouth, Dorset

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Full time / Permanent

The RSPB are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational person to lead our visitor experience at the Wild Weymouth Discovery Centre, the gateway to our Weymouth Wetlands nature reserves in Dorset. Radipole Lake and Lodmoor nature reserves sit in the middle of Weymouth and are home to some amazing wildlife. They have the potential to engage many people about the important conservation work that the RSPB delivers both locally and nationally. Most importantly, this will inspire people to help us protect nature.


  • Delete Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Weymouth, Dorset
  • Posted: 29/03/2019
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Volunteer Coordinator Officer

Somerset County Council

37 hours per week

£19,171 to £21,166 per annum

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic person to join the Quantock Hills and Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) teams. The role will be to co-ordinate the volunteering and outreach opportunities offered through the teams and their partners. You will be responsible for organising tasks in consultation with other members of the AONB teams as well as developing ways to promote volunteering. 


  • Closing Date: 25/04/2019
  • Location: Hemyock and Broomfield
  • Posted: 26/03/2019
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Community Events Officer

Location: Aberdeen
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Working with partners, staff and volunteers you will engage with people, about wildlife and the work of RSPB Scotland, inspiring them to support our work through membership, volunteering and donations. You will be happy to work to income and recruitment targets and to travel independantly to indoor and outdoor events throughout the year. You will manage the Dolphinwatch Project Officer, volunteers for community fundraising and events, and be able to work either alone or as part of a larger team.


  • Closing Date: 25/04/2019
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 21/03/2019
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