Corporate Volunteering Officer


£24,500 - £30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Wednesday, 19th February 2020   2 days left

Corporate Volunteering Officer

Salary: £24 500 - £30 000

Contract length: Fixed term Contract 12 Months, with for extension following review

Location:Thames21 Head Office, Guildhall EC2V 7HH

Responsible to: Fundraising Manager

Thames21 is an environmental charity putting healthy rivers at the heart of community life. Through environmental improvements, education, research and advocacy efforts, we inspire and influence effective and lasting change by working hand-in-hand with communities to deliver tangible and measurable improvements for urban rivers. | Registered Charity No. 1103997

The Corporate Volunteering Officer is a key part of the Thames21 team, working on the Thames and in river catchments throughout Greater London with corporate volunteer groups.

We’re looking for someone who loves rivers as much as we do, to work with corporates and help them to better understand what we do and why, in order to increase their levels of support for our work. If you’re an outgoing, motivated, enthusiastic, articulate and commercially aware individual who has experience of leading groups in outdoor activities and wants to be fully hands-on, to prospect for business, book, plan, and lead a wide range of corporate volunteering activities on the tidal Thames and its tributaries, we want to hear from you! This post reports to the Fundraising Manager and the postholder will liaise with Thames21 staff; Thames21 Events Support staff and contractors; CSR, volunteering and other personnel in medium-sized and major corporates; and relevant local authorities, Port of London Authority, and others.


  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.
  • Experience of managing and delivering volunteer activities in outdoor settings.
  • A good knowledge of rivers and local environmental quality issues.
  • Experience and understanding of corporate structures
  • Drive, initiative, and problem-solving skills
  • Commercial awareness and excellent administrative and organisational skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Competence with MS Word & Excel and experience of a CRM for communication and data analysis.

Full details can be found on our website

To apply, send your CV with a covering letter highlighting how your skills and experience fit with this exciting role and telling us what qualities and ideas you can bring to it, by email to by 19 February.

Interviews will be held on 26 February.

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