Project Assistant (Ranger) – Groundwork

Project Assistant (Ranger)

Denham

groundwork

Fixed term contract until 31st December 2017

£13,372- £15,000 per annum

Closing date: 

Midnight on 27th November 2016

Interview date:

1st December 2016 

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for an Assistant Ranger with a keen interest in conservation and the environment to join our green spaces team. The position will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to take the first step in developing a career in the conservation/green spaces sector. The position will provide the opportunity to gain experience in practical conservation work, management of local nature reserves and construction projects (installation of boardwalks, raised beds etc).

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the tool usage, habitat management and Health & Safety. They will also be willing to work outside in a variety of weather conditions. Some aspects of role will require lone working, and once a month weekend work.

JOB SUMMARY

Plan, promote and lead practical Conservation and Environmental tasks.

Assist with the management of local nature reserves and ancient woodlands including undertaking site surveys, inspections and maintenance.

Assist with grounds management at our environment centres.

Supervise and co-ordinate Volunteers and Community groups.

Demonstrate correct use of tools and equipment and safe work procedures.

Assist in construction of boardwalks, growing spaces, raised beds, etc.

Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working.

In return we offer:

·         A contributory pension scheme

·         Life Assurance for all employees at four times annual salary

·         25 days annual holiday, rising after two years and reaching 30 days after 4 years

·         Childcare vouchers are available on a salary sacrifice basis

·         Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

·         A salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

·         A salary sacrifice Payroll Giving scheme

To apply please download the application form below and email to ldyke@groundwork.org.uk

or post to

Laura Dyke at Groundwork South, Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY

before midnight on the 27th November 2016 or for more information regarding the post please contact Ronnie Fleming on 01895 832662.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

Closing date:  Midnight on 27th November 2016

Interview date: 1st December 2016

APPLICATION PACK

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

How to apply

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.  We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability. sexuality, religion or age.

Finance and Administration Assistant – Groundwork

Finance & Administration Assistant

Luton

groundwork
Part-time (16 hours per week)

£16,338 (full time equivalent) plus attractive benefits

Closing date:

midday, Thursday 8 December 2016

Interview date:

Monday 19 December 2016

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

Finance & Administration Assistant, Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire

Term: part-time, 16 hours per week

Salary: £16,338 (full time equivalent) plus attractive benefits

Location: based in Luton

We work in partnership with residents, local authorities, schools, other charities and local organisations to develop projects that create better places and improve the quality of life of those who live there. With a turnover of £3.5 million and 70 staff, we are in a strong position to build on our achievements so far and expand our project programme further across Bedfordshire and the rest of the east of England.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to provide support for Groundwork’s activities in Luton & Bedfordshire. The role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities and the successful candidate will join a highly committed and energetic team.

You will have strong administration/finance, communication, IT and people skills. Your work will reflect the dedication and enthusiasm that’s key to everything we do. We’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to your local area.

Closing date: midday, Thursday 8 December 2016

Interview date: Monday 19 December 2016

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Tillie Sutterby on 01582 720147 or natalie.sutterby@groundwork.org.uk.

To apply, please download the following application pack and return, completed, to natalie.sutterby@groundwork.org.uk

Job description and person specification

Application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form

Declaration of convictions (please complete, even if you have nothing to declare)

Corporate Partnerships Coordinator – Groundwork

Corporate Partnerships Coordinator

Birmingham

groundwork
Part-time (3 days a week)

£30,742 (pro rata)

Closing date:

Friday 25th November 2016

12 noon

Proposed Interview date:

Friday 2nd December 2016

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart, passionate about creating a future where everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

We have a 35-year track record of working with businesses and our current partners include M&S, Tesco, One Stop, DHL, PwC and Siemens. We think we can do more and are looking to employ a dedicated and talented corporate fundraiser to manage our existing relationships and develop new ones.

Working with the Director of Partnerships the post holder will take an active role in developing and managing Charity of the Year partnerships, organising and running donor events and leading corporate fundraising activity.

You will have a proven track record of delivering voluntary income against specified targets and experience of cultivating corporate partnerships and supporters.

You will need a background in corporate fundraising and account management and be fired up by the potential to grow our portfolio.

Working within a multidisciplinary team, you will have the support of digital and communications experts.

We need someone who can take the brief and run with it.  Get in touch if that’s you.

All the documents you will need for applying can be downloaded below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Application Letter

or contact Eileen Henderson by emailing eileen.henderson@groundwork.org.uk