Volunteer Development Officer

South Downs National Park Authority

Midhurst, West Sussex
£28,564 - £35,806 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent


Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 23rd January 2018   7 days left

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of recruiting, inducting, training and supporting volunteers, to lead our volunteer programme.

Position: Volunteer Development Officer
South Downs Centre, Midhurst
£28,564 to £35,806 per annum
37 hours per week
Type of post:

Across the SDNP volunteers from over 170 organisations contribute approximately 95,120 volunteer days of work per year, with the South Downs Volunteer Ranger Service contributing over 6,000 of these days. Volunteers make an enormous contribution to conserving and enhancing the South Downs enabling better access, understanding and enjoyment of the National Park and supporting work in our local communities.

You will be dynamic, motivated and have excellent communication skills. Partnership working will also be a very important part of this exciting role, with key responsibilities including:

  • Delivering exciting projects and activities to develop volunteering across the South Downs National Park
  • Working with and supporting the South Downs Volunteer Ranger Service
  • Developing and maintaining a strong volunteering network across the National Park
  • Increasing diversity of volunteers and volunteering roles
  • Identifying and implementing best practice in volunteering

Sound like something that interests you? Think you can really add value to the role? Meet the person specification? Then please apply!

Closing Date: 23 January 2018
Interview Date: 7 February 2018


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'More information about this vacancy' button to be directed to the SDNP Authority website where you can download the Job Description / Person Specification and Application Form / Monitoring Form.

No agencies please

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