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Business Support Officer (Communications & Engagement)


An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Business Support Officer to join us on a part-time basis to cover Maternity Leave, working three days per week.

Posted: 16th May 2023

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FiPL (Farming in Protected Landscapes) Administrator


Fixed term contract to 31 March 2025 - Help us to deliver the FiPL programme, enabling areas of protected landscapes to do more for nature, climate, people and place.

Posted: 26th May 2023

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Boatperson (Fixed term contract)

Lake District

Coniston Boating Centre, located on the beautiful shores of Coniston Water, is a not-for-profit attraction run by the Lake District National Park Authority. The Centre is the main hub for visitors to rent a range of boats, bikes, and paddleboards and we’re now hiring a Boatperson to join us until 31 October 2023.

Posted: 23rd May 2023

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Strategy Planner (Planning Policy)

Lake District

We’re looking for a keen and confident Strategy Planner to take on a rewarding planning policy role in one of England’s most spectacular landscapes and largest World Heritage Sites – The Lake District.

Posted: 16th May 2023

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Enforcement Planner

Lake District

We’re looking for a keen and confident Planner to take on a challenging and rewarding enforcement casework role in one of England’s most spectacular landscapes and largest World Heritage Sites.

Posted: 12th May 2023

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Partnership and Volunteer Engagement Officer

North York Moors

Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinator
Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Full Time and Part Time Opportunities Available

About Us

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

We are now seeking a Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinator to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £27,803 per annum with progression opportunities to £31,364
- Flexible working hours available with the choice of working between 30 and 37 hours/week
- 25 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 30 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme

This is an incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with experience of creating meaningful volunteering opportunities and partnerships to join our passionate organisation.

So, if you want to join a dedicated team working to conserve, enhance and champion this spectacular landscape, then apply today!

The Role

As a Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinator, you will encourage and actively support the development of a range of volunteering initiatives that create opportunities to improve health and wellbeing by connecting people with nature.

Overseeing the development of meaningful tasks for established volunteering groups, you will liaise with all our departments to understand their volunteering needs.

You will also manage our volunteer Task Day Leaders (TDLs) and their training and development needs, enabling them to lead great volunteering tasks.

Additionally, you will:

- Align our partnerships to support our health and wellbeing aims
- Create a programme for TDL training and development
- Ensure work is carried out in accordance with our values, health and safety and equalities policies

About You

To be considered as a Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinator, you will need:

- Experience developing volunteers as leaders
- Experience setting up, running, monitoring and evaluating training programmes
- Experience managing health and safety for volunteers
- Experience developing and maintaining effective relationships with a range of individuals and groups
- Excellent verbal communication skills


The closing date for applications is 10th June 2023.
Interviews will be held 22nd June 2023.

Other organisations may call this role Volunteer Network Officer, Volunteer Co-ordinator, Volunteer Development Officer, Volunteer Training Officer, or Volunteer Manager.

Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking to make a difference with a fantastic organisation as a Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Posted: 15th May 2023

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