Master Composter Project Coordinator

Garden Organic

Home based (Shropshire)
£19,500 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Friday, 31st May 2019  

POST: Master Composter Project Co-ordinator - Shropshire
DEPARTMENT: Sustainable Communities
REPORTS TO: Sustainable Communities Manager
HOURS:14 hours per week (flexible)
TERM: Fixed Term 30th April 2020

Overall Purpose

The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to co-ordinate Master Composter Volunteer activity, provide support for the Sustainable Communities Manager and contribute to the successful delivery of the Shropshire Master Composter Volunteer Programme.

Specific Duties

  • To recruit and coordinate the training programme for Master Composter Volunteers.
  • To plan and coordinate all project activities in line with the objectives and milestones defined for the project.
  • To provide point of contact support for Master Composter volunteers.
  • Liaise with funders to agree project actions, timescales and achievements.
  • To maintain contact with complimentary schemes and local community groups.
  • To help identify and engage with complimentary schemes / community groups / settings / events that may benefit from the support of a volunteer.
  • Arrange training / workshop events for the volunteers; including arranging venue hire, catering, administration and promotion.
  • Gather data / information / photographs / feedback / case studies from volunteers and beneficiaries to inform progress up-dates and reports produced with the Sustainable Communities Manager.
  • Manage the project social media accounts and website content.
  • Occasional travel for meetings at Garden Organic’s Head office in Coventry as required.
  • To represent the organisation at appropriate events.

It is the nature of work of Garden Organic that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description and have to be undertaken. Garden Organic actively encourages employees to spend time volunteering with other departments within the Charity.

Some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

For full details and to apply, please visit our website.

We are a disability confident employer. If you are classed as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 (i.e. you have a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities) and would like to be considered for an interview under our disability confident scheme please indicate this in your covering letter.

We welcome informal discussion about the role prior to application, please contact HR on 02476 308208.

Application Closing Date: Friday, 31 May 2019
Interview Date: Monday, 17 June 2019

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