Outdoor Programme Coordinator

Contract: Fixed term until March 2020 with until January 2020 with potential to extend

Hours: 20 per week on weekday afternoon/evenings and Saturdays

Salary: £13k (£26k pro rata equivilent full time).

Please note this role will require an Enhanced DBS check.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the environment and the natural world.This new role is designed to

  • inspire children and young people to gain practical skills, enjoy the outdoor environment and learn about the natural world
  • involve children, young people and the youth work team in the design, development and maintenance of the outdoor areas around Rose Bowl.
  • show placemaking leadership, delivering significant improvements to these outdoor areas creating safe and attractive community spaces

Rose Bowl is a youth centre on the Marquess Estate in Islington that runs a varied activity programme for age ranges 8-21. The children and young people are genuinely involved in working with professionals to create spaces where they can relax, develop their creativity and values, improve their health and wellbeing and enjoy preparing for further education and employment.

The centre sits in 250m2 of its own outdoor space. Surrounding the centre is St Paul’s Park to the front and a wooded area of 788m2 to the back. These areas are currently underused and offer outdoor programming opportunities. There is also the potential that Rose Bowl could take on the full management of the wooded area in the future as part of the Wilderness Project.

Islington Council are funding this post though their Adventure and Recreation Fund.

How to apply:

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Complete this and send with a covering email to jobs@isledon.co.uk

Deadline: 12 noon Wednesday 27 February 2019