Enviromental Lead - Project Worker

Environmental Lead Project Worker

15 hours per week £20,430 FTE (£10.47 per hour)

Plus additional project delivery hours paid on a sessional basis.


We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual who is inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, young people and families at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.



Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES) is the environmental department of  YMCA Bradford. We offer a broad range of environmental education opportunities to young people, individuals, community groups, schools and businesses; enabling and inspiring people to make a positive contribution to their local environment, develop skills and explore the natural environment. Providing Environmental Education since 1985 BEES is a well-established department and we are looking for  someone to take us forward in our next stage of development.


Environmental Lead Project Worker

The post holder will develop and deliver a range of environmental education programmes, with a focus on people and wildlife. The key role will be to continue to develop a successful volunteer conservation group, the postholder will have a sound knowledge of practical habitat management skills and a desire to share this with a wide range of volunteers. The post holder will also facilitate a volunteer led Field Visit programme and work with schools and community groups, with the opportunity to develop new projects through contract opportunities and funding applications. 


 Job Role:

  • Responsibility for planning and delivery of Environmental Programmes funded through grants.

  • Developing partnership work with schools, community groups, businesses and statutory organisations; including developing contracts and tenders.

  • Planning and delivery of education sessions to schools and community groups

  • Planning and coordination of environmental and conservation volunteering opportunities

  • A working week of 15 hours per week including a regular Friday task day, this post may involve occasional afterschool and evening work. Additional hours will be paid on a sessional basis depending on project delivery.


To the successful candidate we offer:

  • Flexible working environment

  • Opportunities to apply for other internal roles

  • An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role

  • The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the

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  • Job Share will also be considered

Closing date for the role(s) is 9am Tuesday 28th May 2019

Interviews to take place W/C Monday 3rd June 2019


Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 working days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.


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Closing date: 28th May 2019 9:00am
Hours: 15
Salary: £10.47
Salary Frequency: Per hour
This job is connected with: YMCA Bradford