Project Co-ordinator – North Somerset Master Composters

Location: 
Home based (North Somerset)
Salary: 
£18-24k pro rota
Hours: 
14 hours per week


Overall Purpose
The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to co-ordinate Master Composter Volunteer activity, provide support for the Head of Knowledge Transfer and contribute to the successful delivery of the North Somerset Master Composter Volunteer Programme.

Specific Duties
•    To recruit and coordinate the training programme for Master Composter Volunteers.
•    To plan and coordinate all project activities in line with the objectives and milestones defined for the project.
•    To provide a point of contact support for Master Composter volunteers.
•    To maintain contact with complimentary schemes and local community groups.
•    To help identify and engage with complementary schemes/community groups/settings/events that may benefit from the support of a volunteer.
•    Arrange training/workshop events for the volunteers; including arranging venue hire, catering, administration and promotion.
•    Gather data/information/photographs/feedback/case studies from volunteers and beneficiaries to inform progress updates and reports.
•    Manage the project social media accounts and website content.
•    Occasional travel for meetings at Garden Organic’s Head office in Coventry as required.
•    To represent the organisation at appropriate events.

It is the nature of the work of Garden Organic that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All staff are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description and have to be undertaken. Garden Organic actively encourages employees to spend time volunteering with other departments within the Charity. Some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

To apply

  • For the full job description and person specification download below or please email us at hr@gardenorganic.org.uk.
  • Please submit your application via CV and supporting statement detailing how your skills and experience meet the person specification to hr@gardenorganic.org.uk. We welcome informal discussions about the role by calling our head office or sending an email.

As part of our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, all applications will be anonymised before being submitted to the recruitment panel. You are welcome to submit an anonymised CV in application for the role however please ensure you provide a contact telephone number or e-mail address.

Application deadline 31/01/2022. Garden Organic reserve the right to close the advert early depending on response levels.

Application Closing Date: 
Monday, 31 January 2022