Join our team to reach new communities in the Eastern Region

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Thanks to our successful track record of developing new groups, Woodcraft Folk has secured a significant grant to help us reach new communities in the Eastern Region, focusing on the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

This funding is to work with young people aged between 10 and 20, so we will be looking to start up new Pioneer, Venturer and DF groups in our target communities, which include Cambridge, Peterborough, King's Lynn, Great Yarmouth, Thetford, Norwich, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots and Lowestoft.

To get this exciting project off the ground we are looking for a dedicated and talented team to recruit new volunteers, support existing groups, run outreach activities and provide leader training. If you have the skills to engage children and young people, experience of mobilising and supporting volunteers, and share Woodcraft Folk's commitment to co-operation and social justice, we would like to hear from you.

We are currently recuriting for:

Project Co-ordinator
Full time, fixed term contract until 31 March 2020; £25,717 - £27,638 plus homeworker allowance

The Project Co-ordinator will oversee the project, using their experience of managing projects, developing partnerships and leading a team to ensure that growth targets are achieved on time and to budget.

Development Officers (various roles)
Part time, between 7 and 21 hpw depending on location, initial fixed term contract until 31 July 2018; £23,155 - £25,717 pro rata plus homeworker allowance

Working closely with our existing volunteer network in the region, Development Officers will be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a team of volunteers, and delivering a programme of outreach activity to attract young people to join Woodcraft Folk groups.

Closing date for all roles is 5pm Thursday 18th May. Interviews will be held between Wednesday 31 May and Monday 5 June. For further information and to apply for these roles, please download the job description, person specification, application form and other supporting documents below.

Eastern Region Roles Overview.pdf275.4 KB
Project Co-ordinator JD.pdf164.25 KB
Development Officer JD.pdf164.88 KB
Project Co-ordinator application form.doc54.5 KB
Development Officer application form.doc54.5 KB
Theory of Change.pdf139.75 KB
Aims & Principles.pdf120.13 KB
Staff EO policy.pdf214.7 KB