Employment & Community Project Officer


Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire
£22,643 - £25,982 plus attractive benefits

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, sustainability

Closing date: Friday, 29 September 2017

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

Employment & Community Project Officer (Cambridgeshire & Peterborough)
Salary: £22,643 - £25,982 plus attractive benefits.
Term: One year contract with opportunity to extend, full time.
Location: based at Alconbury Weald, covering the whole of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, with occasional travel across the East of England 

Our award-winning training programmes are going from strength to strength and we are seeking a highly motivated individual to help continue this success.

We are looking for someone with experience of working in the landscaping, horticultural or construction industries who has a passion for training and developing people who are not in education or employment.

The role demands an enthusiastic person who is able to pass on skills by training a wide range of volunteers, enabling them to gain qualifications, experience and improve their job prospects. The training takes place through the implementation of real community landscape improvement projects and the post holder will lead the volunteers through the on-site work as well as their qualifications.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Friday 29 September
Interview dates: Wednesday 4 October

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Hugh Cripps on 01480 587140.

An application pack can be downloaded from our website: www.groundwork.org.uk/careers

Please mention environmentjob.co.uk when responding to this ad.