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Sussex Practical Actions Volunteer Officer

Place: Hastings

Why we need you:
The role supports the delivery of all practical project work in Sussex contributing to our local operational and strategic plans. You will be helping with pre-project planning and the running of the projects with the required administration that accompany and compliment all our activities.

Benefits to you:
Volunteering with TCV Sussex will give you real responsibility in a supportive environment, as well as valuable practical experience with an organisation recognised for its quality by employers in the environmental field. We will also provide a range of useful training courses, job opportunity information, interview guidance and references.

What you need:
Essential to this role is enthusiasm, excellent communication / people skills and a commitment to environmental issues. Ideally you will have held a driving license for 12 months and be over the age of 21.

How much time:
2 days a week for a minimum of 6 months.

For further details please contact Alex Vergara-Lansdell on 01424 444 675.

Email: alex.v-lansdell@tcv.org.u

You will be supported in your role by experienced staff through regular meetings where issues can be resolved and guidance provided. You will have all reasonable expenses covered (foreign travel excepted) so will not be out of pocket through your volunteering. You will be insured and expected to comply with the policies and procedures of The Conservation Volunteers.

Where roles will be responsible for others, we need to check your references. When the role involves young people and vulnerable adults, we will need to ask for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau, Central Registered Body in Scotland or appropriate body in Northern Ireland.

Many people who work in the Environmental Sector have used a Volunteer Officer role as a stepping stone in their career.