Volunteer Support Officer - Nature's Sure Connected

Maidstone, Kent
£20,296 to £22,813
08 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Part Time
Contract Type

The Job

This post will provide a lead on engaging and supporting volunteers within the Nature’s Sure Connected project. Nature’s Sure Connected will build on the organisational capacity of Kent Wildlife Trust to deliver biodiversity monitoring on a landscape scale.

The post holder will work closely with the Volunteer Development Officer to deliver an effective volunteer programme in line with the volunteering strategy.  This is a post which will use to the full a broad mixture of skills built on wide, hands-on experience.  The qualities of the individual appointed will play a large part in determining the nature of the job. 

The post holder will deliver a competitive, engaging and coherent volunteer programme for the project, ensuring that the recruitment, induction, supervision and support of volunteers is delivered effectively and in line with the Kent Wildlife Trust processes and procedures.

You will work with staff within the Conservation, Policy and Evidence department, Reserves departments and with the People Engagement department to ensure that volunteers for the project have effective support. There is an existing pool of over 1,000 registered volunteers.  You will monitor, measure, and analyse the success of the volunteer programme for the project, and report on progress made; you will seek feedback and ideas from existing volunteers and ensure their voices are heard as we plan our work.   

You will be based at our Tyland Barn HQ working as part of the People Engagement team, and working across the county, you will be an approachable source of support for the Nature’s Sure Connected volunteers increasing the success and enjoyment of their time volunteering at Kent Wildlife Trust. 

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals.  We are all working to protect wildlife and to find better ways to run an efficient and effective organisation.


Contact details:

To download an application pack, please visit our website. www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk  Your completed application can be submitted via the link on the website.



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