Local Groups Officer

4 days left

Birmingham, West Midlands
£17,276 to £18,716 per annum
02 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Local Groups Officer for the RSPB in England. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with positive energy and great leadership qualities who is able to motivate and inspire local groups to keep going and grow.

Local Groups Officer
Reference number: A2071019
Location: Birmingham
Salary starting at: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Our local volunteer groups are dedicated and experienced RSPB volunteers who undertake community engagement, fundraising and educational activities for the public in their local areas. As the local groups main point of contact with the RSPB, you will ensure they have everything they need to succeed and to carry out their work safely and you will ensure that group policy and procedures are followed.

You will be an excellent communicator who has experience working with people from a diverse background and in a leadership role, particularly working with volunteers.

We're not looking for a wildlife expert, we want someone who is interested in working with people; someone who can help encourage and develop volunteers in a way that inspires them to donate their time and talents so they can take action for nature, to take small steps to help their local environment and advocate for the work of the RSPB.

The large group network consists of 120 groups and you will join two Local Group Officers, working as one team, to manage those groups and develop ways to help them have a greater impact and feel supported. As a line manager to a large number of dispersed volunteers, you will have to be organised and consistent in your approach in order to deliver a quality volunteering experience.

We are committed to better reflecting society within our workforce and are keen to encourage more applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, people with disabilities and younger people who are currently underrepresented as RSPB employees. All applications will be judged on solely on merit.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 23 October 2019
Interview date: 1 November 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A2071019 on any correspondence.

No agencies please.

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