Volunteer Coordinator

Resource Futures

Worcestershire
£19,315 FTE pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.resourcefutures.co.uk [email protected] 07827932268 Yeshim Longhorn

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 1st February 2021   5 days left


Part time (12 hours per week), fixed term until 31 March 2023 (with a possibility of extension 1 to 2 years)

Location: County of Worcestershire with some home working

CVs will not be accepted for diversity and inclusion purposes. To apply: Please visit our website for further details including how to apply.

About Resource Futures

Resource Futures is an employee-owned, independent environmental consultancy with a 30-year heritage in the waste and resources sector. Our services are designed to realise our vision of a sustainable world, with a focus on designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use and supporting and regenerating natural systems – a world designed according to circular economy principles. We do this by gathering high quality evidence and conducting expert data analysis to inform governmental policy, provide direction for businesses and organisations, as well as support local authority services. Our work is complemented by behaviour change consultancy, which we see as pivotal to this mission, guiding and influencing people in businesses, communities and the world over to adopt more sustainable behaviours vital to our future.

We are proud to be part of the B Corp movement and take an ethical approach to business to make a positive difference in the world. You can find out more about our work at: resourcefutures.co.uk or on social media.

About the role

Resource Futures is recruiting a Co-ordinator to work with Waste Prevention Volunteers across Worcestershire. It is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience in behavioural change work within the environmental field. This exciting project is being managed by Resource Futures on behalf of Worcestershire County Council, to support their ‘Let’s Waste Less’ volunteer programme and the work of their Waste Prevention Project Manager.

The aim of the post is to coordinate a large pool of volunteers promoting waste reduction messages to residents of Worcestershire. The volunteers will be giving talks, attending events, visiting schools, or promoting waste reduction messages via social media. The successful candidate will ideally be based centrally within Worcestershire and will work closely with both the Local Authority and the Resource Futures project manager. This post will involve training and support for existing volunteers, and as well as recruitment and training of new volunteers.

Total Reward Package

You will have an optional ethical pension plan – in this scheme you can contribute up to 7% and the company will match the employee contribution. In addition to this generous pension plan, we offer life insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, on call GP access, cycle to work schemes, volunteer days, external memberships, flexible working, company membership and annual away days. You will have access to our Consultative Group platform for employee voice and Learning and Development opportunities. You will be joining a company striving to be an inclusive employer and always interested in hearing your ideas.

To apply: Please visit our website for further details including how to apply. 

Application forms are available to download on the link above.

(If you have difficulty obtaining an application pack, please email  [email protected] )

CVs will not be accepted.

Application deadline: 01 February 2021, 9.00 am
Interviews: 08 February 2021, to be held via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

If you have not heard from us by the date of the interviews, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

For any Job Description related queries about this vacancy please email Sally Scholefield at email [email protected]

Resource Futures is striving to be an inclusive employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


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