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Environmental Project Officer

NFP People
£20000 - £22000 Per Annum
Closing date
10 Dec 2021
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Environmental Project Officer

We are looking for an Environmental Project Officer to organise and deliver high quality, practical environmental conservation projects.

You will be working for a conservation charity working with community volunteers to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face, their activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor spaces.

Position: Biodiversity Action Team East - Senior Project Officer

Location: Colchester

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours: 35 hours per week working alternate Sundays

Benefits: 26 days holiday, plus bank holidays, pension scheme, tax free childcare, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme, development leave, flexible working, life assurance, Bupa Health cash plan.

Closing Date: 10th December 2021 at 12 noon

About the Role:

As Environmental Project Officer you will be responsible for:


  • Organising and delivering high quality, practical environmental conservation projects for volunteers
  • Developing and maintaining partner relationships
  • Managing budgets and resources, including vehicles, tools and equipment
  • Supporting income generation via the pursuit of local authority contracts, grant and corporate funding opportunities
  • Maintaining safe working practices
  • Recruiting, training and managing volunteers
  • Maintaining records of activities and report to partners as required


About You:

You will have experience of working with volunteers, a wide range of practical environmental conservation skills and the personality, aptitude and experience to share them with volunteers of differing abilities.

IT literacy and basic financial skills are also required, as well as a full, clean driving license. Access to your own car and experience of driving a minibus-sized vehicle would be advantageous.

If you feel you can bring the skills and passion to this exciting role, then apply today!

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Project Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, Senior Volunteer Officer, Volunteer Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Environmental Project Manager, Project Support Officer, Conservation Project officer, Etc.


We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

Find Us
01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
United Kingdom
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