Employer: The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust
Salary: £22,000 Pro-Rata Basis (6% employer pension contribution)
Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term (From start date to autumn 2018. Maybe renewable under same terms to 2021)
Location: From Home and The Offices, Avochie Stables, Avochie Estate, Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, AB54 7YY
About the Trust: The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (No. SC 032131).
The Trust was established in 2001 and has the following aims and objectives:
To conserve, protect and rehabilitate salmon, sea-trout and trout and other indigenous wildlife and to promote the ecological cycle within the Deveron catchment area.
To raise people’s awareness of conservation and protected areas by commissioning research and publishing the results for the public’s benefit.
Your role: The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) is an exciting four year HLF and SNH funded project in northern Scotland which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species (INNS) such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and American mink.
We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our small team as a seasonal Volunteer Co-ordinator. The Volunteer Co-ordinator will act as the project contact for the Ythan and Ugie river catchment areas. The volunteer co-ordinator will work with the SISI Project Officer and SISI Volunteer and Communication Officer to deliver the project throughout its 4-year lifespan. The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for all or specified combinations of the following aspects of the project: communications, education and outreach, volunteer recruitment and management, biosecurity and INNS control.
Closing date for applications: 21/03/18
Interviews: 27/03/18 (Huntly, Aberdeenshire)
To Apply : Please submit your CV with a covering letter, outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust, The Offices, Avochie Stables, Avochie, Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, AB54 7YY
This post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage