CJS Online: Environmental and Outdoor Education

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Environmental and Outdoor Education vacancies: interpretation, field work tutors, public engagement, adventure activities instructors also higher and further education roles.


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Voluntary roles can be found here.

Community Environment Officer - Cambridgeshire ACRE

Logo: Cambridgeshire ACRE

Job Base: Littleport, Cambridgeshire (with some home-working possible)

Contract: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent contract, immediate start

Salary: In the range of £22,911 - £26,999 per annum (full-time equivalent salary shown at 19/20 rates).

Cambridgeshire ACRE has a vacancy for a Community Environment Officer within its Environment Staff team. The team delivers a range of environmental programmes aimed at making Cambridgeshire a better place for people to live, work and visit.

Year in industry placement 2020/2021 - River Holme Connections

Logo: River Holme Connections

Placement duration: 11 month placement (expected start July 2020)
Stipend: A stipend of £6,000 will be paid in monthly instalments.
Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours.
Location: Honley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The student will have the opportunity to get involved in all the work of the charity including practical river restoration and conservation work with volunteers (such as tree planting, footpath improvements and wildflower planting), invasive non-native plant control, supporting staff and potentially delivering school education events, citizen science work (fish population monitoring and riverfly sampling), helping at public events, social media (facebook, twitter and instagram) updates, funding bids, river surveying, geographical information system updates (QGIS) and general admin work.

Environmental Education Team Leader - Green Light Trust

Hours of work: 37.5hrs per week

Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience

The Green Light Trust exists to positively transform the lives of individuals who may have been disadvantaged, suffered challenges, or been to the depths of despair through mental health or addictive behaviours. We deliver a variety of nature based courses, workshops and educational opportunities for both adults and children.

Education Business Opportunity - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

We are looking for a partner who will add value to Delamere Forest, Cheshire, by providing high quality learning experiences to inspire learners of all ages.

The successful applicant will deliver curriculum-linked activities to a range of education groups. They will also offer a range of other activities which may include forest school / bushcraft, birthday parties, holiday clubs, a range of small-scale family events and some corporate sessions.

Parks Activator - Bournemouth Parks Foundation

Logo: Bournemouth Parks Foundation

This is a fixed term post until 31 May 2021. We will consider both full and part-time applications to the post.

Salary: £21,000 - £24,000, depending on experience.

Are you interested in our beautiful, urban parks and would you like to help us develop them into nature filled community hubs for their neighbourhoods?

Bournemouth Parks Foundation, partnering with BCP Council, is one of nine organisations across the UK who have been selected for the Future Parks Accelerator fund from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to find new, inspiring ways to develop and manage our greenspaces.

Senior Project Development and Funding Officer - North Wessex Downs AONB

Logo: North Wessex Downs AONB

Salary: £32,029 - £33,799

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time

Location: North Wessex Downs AONB office, Denford Manor

Are you interested in working for the third largest AONB in the UK? Do you have proven skills in raising funds for innovative projects? Do you have experience of project development? Then this senior position is for you! We’re looking for an experienced Senior Project Development & Funding Officer to join our small, friendly team based just outside Hungerford in Berkshire, in the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).