Centre Manager – Iver Environment Centre Thames Valley
Location: Iver Environment Centre, Slough Road, Iver, Bucks. SL0 0EB
Contract: Fixed Term till end of June 2023
Hours: Part or full time up to 37.5 hours per week
Groundwork South has an exciting, fixed term role managing Iver Environment Centre and its outstanding team until the end of June 2023.
Iver Environment Centre is located within a stunning 2.5-acre rural site between Slough and Uxbridge. Though only a mile from Uxbridge underground station and on the number 3 bus route from Slough, our centre is a refuge from everyday life. With beehives, several dipping ponds a mosaic of habitats, attractive gathering areas and developing play spaces we are the perfect place to share your enthusiasm for the outdoors. Iver Environment Centre connects people to nature through purposeful volunteering, school visits from predominantly primary aged children (4-11 years), family fun days, drop off holiday activities for children and activities for community groups. Our education sessions include engaging activities such as pond and river dipping, gardening, butter making, fire lighting, den building and nature crafts.
The Centre Manager will manage contracted and zero hours environmental educators, a team of valued volunteers and a variety of contractors. Your role will ensure the financial stability of the centre including grant applications, contract management [KB1] and income generating events. You will have responsibility for the overall management of the site and resources, including health and safety and safeguarding considerations. The role is available on a part to full time basis. Full time applicants will have experience in delivering high quality environmental education, enabling them to deliver teaching sessions to schools, as well as informal sessions for families and children.
Please state in your application your desired number of hours.
Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives
and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental
regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places,
improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.
We are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.
Closing date for applications: 6th July 2022
Interview date: 13th July 2022
If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.
Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
No agencies please.