Volunteer Administrative Officer

The Conservation Volunteers

Camden, London

Volunteer • Either

tcv.org.uk/camden gg-camden@tcv.org.uk 07769710359 Maria Schlatter

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 22 December 2017

The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) have an exciting opportunity to be part of delivering our contract with Camden Council managing green projects across the borough from parks, housing land, nature reserves and community gardens.

We are looking for a volunteer administrative officer to join the team. As a volunteer administrative officer you will be helping with day-to-day office tasks including data collection on site, database management, office administration and support.

At the same time, there is the opportunity to develop practical skills by helping on Green Gym® projects, running 5 days a week in Camden. The TCV Green Gym is a unique and exciting initiative to help people become mentally and physically healthier by taking part in outdoor nature conservation activities.

Benefits to you:

Our volunteer program is second to none and this is a fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to gain the experience vital to land a paid position working in the environmental or community sector. Reasonable local travel expenses are covered and full support and mentoring is provided by the Project Officer. Within each project there is scope for you to tailor the role to your requirements; you can have a positive influence on the project’s development.

What you need:

Essential to this role are excellent communication / people skills and an enthusiasm for the outdoors and the environment. If you have an interest in gaining office and practical conservation skills, this role is for you.

Acceptance as a Volunteer Officer is subject to satisfactory DBS clearance at the enhanced level.

How much time:

To gain real benefit from the placement please be prepared to commit to a minimum of two days a week including occasional weekends, for 6 months.

Please get in touch to discuss the role & if you would like to become a key member of our TCV team!

Apply with a CV, contact Maria Schlatter, Camden Green Gym Senior Project Officer at gg-camden@tcv.org.uk or 07769710 359

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