Environmental Lead Project Worker

YMCA Bradford/Bradford Environmental Education Services (BEES)

£20,430 FTE (£10.47/hour)

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.bees-ymca.org.uk bradfordrecruitment@fyldecoastymca.org 01274307228 Leanne Ashworth

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Tuesday, 28th May 2019   6 days left


Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES) is the environmental department of YMCA Bradford. We offer a broad range of environmental education opportunities to young people, individuals, community groups, schools and businesses; enabling and inspiring people to make a positive contribution to their local environment, develop skills and explore the natural environment. Providing Environmental Education since 1985 BEES is a well-established department and we are looking for someone to take us forward in our next stage of development.

Environmental Lead Project Worker

The post holder will develop and deliver a range of environmental education programmes, with a focus on people and wildlife. The key role will be to continue to develop a successful volunteer conservation group, the postholder will have a sound knowledge of practical habitat management skills and a desire to share this with a wide range of volunteers. The post holder will also facilitate a volunteer led Field Visit programme and work with schools and community groups, with the opportunity to develop new projects through contract opportunities and funding applications.

Job Role:

  • Responsibility for planning and delivery of Environmental Programmes funded through grants.
  • Developing partnership work with schools, community groups, businesses and statutory organisations; including developing contracts and tenders.
  • Planning and delivery of education sessions to schools and community groups
  • Planning and coordination of environmental and conservation volunteering opportunities

A working week of 15 hours per week including a regular Friday task day, this post may involve occasional after-school and evening work. Additional hours will be paid on a sessional basis depending on project delivery.

To the successful candidate we offer:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
  • An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
  • The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the
  • YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
  • Job Share will also be considered

For an application pack please visit


or email bradfordrecruitment@fyldecoastymca.org

Closing date for the role(s) is 9am Tuesday 28 May 2019

Interview date w/c 3 June 2019.

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