South Yorkshire Climate Alliance

Job and Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator and Engagement Worker

Green City Action

£24000 per annum pro rata plus a 5% pension contribution

Hours: 21 hours per week (days to be agreed)

Holidays: 25 days per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity – GCA is looking to recruit a volunteer coordinator to re-set up its volunteer programme to engage local people in its environmental and wellbeing activities; a beautiful allotment food growing project, a community tool bank and environmental clearance projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for setting up and running a comprehensive volunteer programme.

GCA is an experienced environmental charity, providing activities in food growing, environmental education, reducing waste and encouraging sustainable lifestyles. Our projects have included amongst other things, – a community allotment: a diverse and supportive weekly gardening group, parent & toddlers and school sessions; and a community Toolbank, hiring out low cost DIY and gardening tools.

We’d love to hear from applicants that represent the communities we work with and welcome applications from young people, black, Asian or minority ethnic persons, working class people, marginalised genders and people who have a disability, impairment or learning difference. We are an employer that values lived experience at all levels of our organisation.

The post is fully funded for the first 6 months, with part funding secured for the following half year. Funding to increase the period of work is being sought.

Closing date for applications 12th January. Interview date last week of January tbc.

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