Category: Jobs and roles

The Parkland Project is looking for Volunteers!

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to get involved with the Parkland Project. You will be helping to enhance the habitats for wildlife and people by carrying out practical conservation that will make a big difference as well as learn new skills and meet new people!

When?

Taster sessions this June: Thursday 17th & 24th 10:30am – 12:00pm – Booking Essential!

What we will be doing:

We need your help to carry out important work on this parkland, conserving, enhancing and restoring the natural heritage features.

Tasks will include woodland, wetland and grassland management, removal of invasive non-native species, wildlife surveying, access improvements and litter picking.

Why get involved?

Be part of a small, friendly team of like minded people.

Free outdoor gym!

You’ll get a chance to really explore this wild and beautiful green space, learn more about this Parkland and really get your hands dirty!

You will learn about wildlife conservation and habitat management and you’ll also have the opportunity to train in and share skills and techniques.

This is a chance to make a genuine contribution to wildlife and habitat conservation and have a real impact on this local park.

The Skills/Talents You’ll Need:

Enthusiasm and an interest in conservation are great.

No specialist skills are required though some level of fitness and a desire of work outside (in all weather) is important.

Tools are provided but please bring some gloves, snacks and drinks to keep you fueled up!

What to learn more and book on?

Contact us by email: CastleBromParklandInfo@gmail.com

 

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We’re recruiting…

Yes, even as the national health situation worsens we, at the Gardens, are optimistic enough to be looking to the future and recovery.

With the help of both government and lottery funding we are looking for help to keep the Gardens thriving and growing.

The 3 posts are below – please click on the links for further information and application processes.

  • Project Manager – Parkland Project (Lyric – Green Recovery Fund)  (12month full time contract) Click here  .pdf  or  Word
  • Outdoor Visitor Experience contract  (3 months plus, freelance). Click here .pdf  or Word 
  • Finance Officer/Manager. (fixed term, 2 days per week flexible). Click here .pdf or Word

Most of these posts will have to begin in ‘working from home’ mode and the initial interview processes are likely to be virtual too.

However, we are currently not delaying making these appointments.

Please share this information with those who you think might be interested

 

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invitation to tender – contract to manage/lead Unplug and Play

Due the success and rapid growth in popularity of our Unplug and Play family activities ‘brand’, we are now seeking to contract an individual, or small team, to lead, manage – and possibly develop – the delivery for 2020 and possibly beyond.

We are inviting expressions of interest from individuals or small teams to work with us on a fixed term contract – with a possibility of extension.

The post will remain open until it is filled

Please see attached PDF Expression of interest -managing and leading Unplug and Play 2020 with fuller information and how to apply

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