Service Area: Sustainable Communities
Job Title: Somer Valley Rediscovered Volunteer Coordinator
Salary: £27,344 – 29,439 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 22 hours per week
Basis: Fixed term to 30/09/25 with possibility of extension subject to securing further funding
Location: Keynsham, Bristol
We are recruiting for a p/t Volunteer Coordinator to be part of the Somer Valley Rediscovered team delivering the Greenspaces project. If you have experience of recruitment, training and management of volunteers working in the natural environment, and an interest in delivering health and well-being benefits for our communities and as well as nature, this is a role for you.
Somer Valley Rediscovered is a strategic green infrastructure project with duel aims of improving biodiversity and improving health and wellbeing through connection to nature. Somer Valley Rediscovered sits within Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Green Infrastructure and Nature Recovery Team and is an important element of the Council’s response to address the Ecological Emergency.
We have secured significant funding to deliver a 3-year Somer Valley Rediscovered Greenspaces Project, focusing on 5 key greenspaces in Radstock, Westfield and Midsomer Norton. The project will work with several B&NES services that include the Public Health Team and Parks Dept, and with external partners, including town and parish councils, Natural England and Wessex Water.
The project involves:
Nature recovery including grassland and woodland restoration
Improvements to access and interpretation
Events and activities
Green Social Prescribing
The post holder will work with the Somer Valley Rediscovered Project Officer
to create a Volunteering Strategy and Volunteer Work Pack, to then produce
and deliver annual volunteering work programmes in partnership with diverse
range of delivery partners.
To apply, please visit our website at www.bathnes.gov.uk/jobs
Closing date: 29 January 2023
Somer Valley Rediscovered Volunteer Coordinator
£27,344 – 29,439 per annum, pro rata
22 hours per week
Fixed term to 30/09/25 with possibility of extension subject to securing further funding
Sunday, 29 January 2023