Wilder Community Organiser (North Essex)

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Walton-on-the-Naze, United Kingdom

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11 days ago

Closing date: Monday 30 May 2022
Salary: £21,500 per annum
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location:

Naze Nature Discovery Centre,

The Naze Nature Discovery Centre,
Old Hall Lane,, Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8LE
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We are looking for a passionate Wilder Community Organiser to work with Essex Wildlife Trust and the National Lottery Heritage Fund on a transformative partnership project to lead action for wildlife within North Essex communities, reclaiming and creating green and blue spaces for nature.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Wilder Community Organiser to work with Essex Wildlife Trust and National Lottery Heritage Fund on a transformative partnership project to help reverse the nature and climate emergencies. Nextdoor Nature Essex builds on actions taken from the Wildlife Trust’s community organising approach and will see people across Essex empowered to lead action for wildlife within their communities, reclaiming and creating green and blue spaces for nature. We need a Wilder Essex, with more people on nature’s side.

The successful person will be personable, organised and committed to supporting self-sustaining community powered change and facilitating local people to empower themselves to act for nature. Our values are Inspiring, Collaborative, United and Professional.

A significant part of your time will be invested in building relationships and trust in communities. You will run listening sessions and facilitate a wide range of conversations, supporting others to do the same. Once common issues are identified you will work to empower champions and communities to develop projects and to make change.

The role is based at our Naze Nature Discovery Centre covering North Essex. This is a full-time position on a two-year fixed term contract until 30 June 2024. The salary for this post is £21,500 per annum.

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team. This position is in partnership with Nextdoor Nature and the National Lottery Heritage Fund in celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee.

To apply, please complete an online application form via our website. The closing date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on Monday 30 May 2022. The interviews are arranged for 13 and 16 June 2022.

Supporting Documents

  • Role Information Pack
  • Application Form (MS Word version)
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