The Tree Council – Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant



21 hours, evenly distributed over 3, 4 or 5 days

£20,000 to £25,000 pro rata

Closing date:

By 17:00 Thursday 10 November 2016

The Tree Council is the UK’s lead charity for trees, promoting their importance in a changing environment. It was founded as the national tree planting campaign that would follow up the success of Plant A Tree In ’73, encourage action for trees and run National Tree Week.

We are still working in partnership with communities, organisations and government to make trees matter to everyone.  Our work has expanded and we are responsible for the annual Community Action Programme that includes Seed Gathering Season, National Tree Week and Walk in the Woods month, supporting the groups organising local events.

We also co-ordinate and manage our national volunteer Tree Warden Scheme, fundraise and distribute grants for planting trees, woodland wildflowers and bluebells, and hedges and work with our partners on an agenda for change that includes the Tree Care Campaign, the Green Monuments Campaign and the Hedge Tree Campaign.

Purpose of post:

1. To contribute to the effective operation of the organisation through the day-to-day provision of administrative support and related services, undertaking activities appropriate to the needs of the organisation

2. To provide assistance that reflects the priorities of the work programme

3. To establish and implement new procedures as necessary to ensure an exemplary standard of support and service

4. To support and add value to the work and effectiveness of the team and the promotion and delivery of The Tree Council’s objectives

Find the full job description, person specification and application for on the links below.

Job Description

Person Specification


Please submit completed application form by 17:00 Thursday 10 November 2016 to

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 14 November 2016

Volunteering with The Tree Council

We are always interested in hearing from prospective volunteers who might be interested in office-based volunteering to support our day-to-day operations and special projects. If you would be interested in volunteering with us in this context, please email  with some information about the type of opportunity you are seeking and any particular skills you would like to share.

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Closing date:

14th August 2016 

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