Outreach Officer - Wild Youth

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Belfast, United Kingdom

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19 days ago

Closing date: Monday 3 October 2022
Salary: £26,389 - £27,853
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Ulster Wildlife Offices, McClelland House, 10 Heron Road, Belfast, BT3 9LE
‘Wild Youth’ is an exciting project jointly run by Ulster Wildlife and the Belfast Hills Partnership through the support of the National Lottery Community Fund. It aims to enrich the mental health, wellbeing and employability of young people through contact with and action for the natural world. The project focuses mainly on young people living in the wider Belfast Metropolitan area.

To be responsible for successfully delivering environmental youth work activities within the context of the five steps to wellbeing with young people from disadvantaged areas. This work will mostly be carried out through local youth groups, clubs and associations. It will also involve inspiring and training older young people to become “Wild Youth Leaders” so that they can also deliver environmental youth work sessions through the project. To lead on other aspects of project management including achievement of targets, managing budget and reporting to the funder.

The Wild Youth Officer for Ulster Wildlife will work closely with the Wild Youth Officer for the Belfast Hills Partnership, with each taking the lead on different aspects within the overall Wild Youth programme.

  • Outreach Officer (Wild Youth) Guidelines
  • Outreach Officer (Wild Youth) Application