Parks in Mind Project Leader

Bournemouth Parks Foundation

Bournemouth
£23,462 (pro rata for part-time)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 28th May 2018   1 day left


12 months fixed term, 31 hours per week 

Are you interested in making positive changes to the lives of people and your community? Bournemouth Parks Foundation is seeking a Project Leader to establish and lead Parks in Mind, a therapeutic parks and open spaces programme to boost outcomes for mental health, wellbeing and the local environment.

Working with volunteer groups from various backgrounds, you will be facilitating sessions across parks in Bournemouth to help build confidence and the self-esteem of members while creating a community within each location.

Experience working in parks and nature conservation as well as a track record of working with volunteers and people with mental health issues will make you the ideal candidate for this role.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with strong relationship building qualities are required to establish partnerships with local community referral groups as well as council parks services to ensure the success of the programme.

This rewarding post will improve both the health and wellbeing of the volunteers as well as the parks within Bournemouth.

Closing date: 28 May 2018

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