Environmental Education and Energy Projects Officer

Groundwork North Wales

Wrexham, North Wales
£19,190 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.groundworknorthwales.org.uk

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, environmental education, sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 18th November 2019   6 days left


Engage volunteers, youth groups and unemployed clients in the delivery of a wide variety of outdoor, environmental, educational, community and engagement support projects, programmes and initiatives.

To develop, plan and deliver a wide variety of accredited and non-accredited educational and environmental programmes and activities for children, young people and adults across North Wales.

Arrange and carry out home visits to residential properties, providing advice to tenants and homeowners about energy efficiency, reduction of fuel bills, well-being advice and guidance, energy bill swapping and assisting with the fitting of simple energy efficiency measures when required.

This post will report to the Project Manager, and be part of the team based in our Wrexham office.

Main Responsibilities:

Programme Delivery

Carry out tasks as required, to develop, plan and deliver a wide variety of outdoor, environmental, community and engagement support projects, programmes and initiatives with volunteers, youth groups and unemployed clients, including those who are isolated, socially excluded or disadvantaged.

Arrange and carry out home visits to residential properties, providing advice to tenants and homeowners about energy efficiency, reduction of fuel bills, well-being advice and guidance, energy bill swapping and assisting with the fitting of simple energy efficiency measures when required.

Work with community groups, residents associations, business representatives and schools to develop engaging ways for all sectors of a community to become involving in initiating, planning and delivering projects and programmes.

Collect evidence to support records of learning and achievement of clients and volunteers linked to the attainment of accredited qualifications, ensuring quality, processes and evidence requirements of Awarding Bodies and funders are adhered to.

Maintain positive relationships with volunteers and keep groups motivated and productive to ensure a happy team.

Support the delivery of a wide variety of other community, environmental, carbon reduction and educational projects across teams as required.

Work flexibly as part of a team and across teams, including occasional weekend working.

Assist with improvements and on-going maintenance of the Education Centre.

Assist with resource management including: day to day enquiries, taking bookings, ordering stock and resources, marketing and promotion, school/client liaison and running of the shop.

Business Development

Generate ideas and assist with putting together necessary documentation and gathering evidence in support of funding bids for projects and programmes as required.

People Management

Induct, train, supervise and support assistants, trainees, volunteers and work placements in the delivery of projects and activities, providing and documenting 1:1 support and supervision sessions.

Financial Management

Obtain quotes, handle petty cash and order project materials and services as directed within allocated budgets ensuring correct expenditure.

Administration

Prioritise workload and show initiative to ensure deadlines are met and tasks are carried out effectively.

Maintain project administration and keep accurate project records.

Marketing & Communication

Attend and contribute to project and team meetings as required.

Represent the Trust professionally, to internal and external contacts as requiring assisting with the promotion of projects and the broader activities of the Trust.

Performance Monitoring & Reporting

Ensure all performance measures are accurately recorded, evidenced and submitted to set deadlines.

Be aware of all targets and performance measures relevant to your business area and support the team to achieve them.

Ensure Trust evaluation form/s have been completed at every opportunity possible and submitted to the Business Development team on a regular basis.

Other Duties

Ensure compliance with the Trust’s Health & Safety Policy and other established policies and procedures, preparing risk assessment and good health and safety management for activities.

Be responsible for any equipment used including cleaning and maintenance.

Any other reasonable duties as may be requested by your line manager.

The attached list is not an exhaustive list of duties as the role may change from time to time to meet the requirements and objectives of the team.


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