Join our team to reach new communities in the Eastern Region

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Thursday, 15 November 2018

The New Groups Project in the Eastern Region was launched in June 2017, and is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. This three-year project will see us grow new groups for young people aged 10-18 in Norwich, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.

We are now seeking to expand our team for the next phase of this exciting project.  

If you are energised by Woodcraft Folk's values of co-operation and social justice, and have the skills to engage children and young people, to recurit and train new volunteers, or to support a team of staff and volunteers to reach our stretching targets, we'd love to hear from you.

We are currently recuriting for:

Development Officer (home based)
Post available in Norfolk/Suffolk, up to 21 hours per week, fixed term contract until 31 December 2019; £23,855 - £26,494 pro rata, plus homeworker allowance

The role will initially include target areas of Thetford, Diss and/or Ipswich. New target areas will be set for year 3 of the project commencing in May 2019.

Working with our existing volunteers and staff, 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.


The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 10th December. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 18th December. For further information and to apply for these roles, please download the job description, person specification, application form and other supporting documents below.

Development Officer JD - November 2018.docx18.7 KB
Theory of Change.pdf139.75 KB
Aims & Principles.pdf120.13 KB
Staff EO policy.pdf214.7 KB
Development Officer application form.docx25.62 KB