Riverlution Community Engagement Officer

River Stewardship Company

£22,000 pa pro-rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.the-rsc.co.uk sara.blackburn@the-rsc.co.uk 07856452580 Sara Blackburn

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 25th November 2019  

Riverlution Community Engagement Officer
£22,000pa pro-rata, 21 hours per week (2-3 days per week including weekend work), permanent

Are you passionate about enabling people to help protect our local waterways, come rain or shine? 

Can you inspire and communicate effectively with people of all backgrounds and abilities?

We are seeking an enthusiastic, personable and motivated individual to deliver the practical elements of our community engagement work. They will engage proactively with volunteers, help contribute to the development of new programmes and events, and ensure that we meet our ambitious social impact targets.

The Role
River Stewardship Company (RSC) works to maintain and enhance watercourses, and to inspire, empower and connect communities. We have a rapidly growing portfolio of commercial waterway maintenance and improvement projects and use these to help drive a number of community engagement initiatives under our Riverlution programme.

The Riverlution Community Engagement Officer will be responsible primarily for delivering our regular volunteer days on the riverbank, with further scope to include additional engagement events such as citizen science activities, wildlife walks and educational activities as our Riverlution programme develops. They will engage with our existing volunteers but also work to expand our volunteer network both in number and reach. Other tasks will focus on training and skills development within targeted communities to increase the social impact of Riverlution.

The post holder will be responsible to the Riverlution Manager and work closely and collaboratively with RSC site supervisors, community groups and volunteers. The post will involve regular weekend work to fit around our growing volunteer programme.

The closing date for this position is 12pm Monday 25th November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 5th December.  

How to Apply 

To download the full person specification and to apply, click here. For more information, contact Sara Blackburn, Riverlution Manager at sara.blackburn@the-rsc.co.uk

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