South Cliff Gardens Community Engagement Officer

Salary:  £24,313 - £26,317 per annum

Post to commence 7 October 2019 to 31 March 2024

An exciting vacancy has arisen for a Community Engagement Officer to join the Parks for People “Saving South Cliff Gardens” National Lottery Heritage Fund project. The Council received a Stage 2 pass from the National Lottery Heritage Fund in April 2019 and has been awarded a Delivery grant to restore the gardens.
The main duties of the posts will be to co-ordinate, develop, manage and deliver the Parks for People project activity plan at the South Cliff Gardens, Scarborough. Develop a creative and annual program of exciting events and activities within the Gardens to engage with a wide range of audiences. Co-ordinate the recruitment and leadership of volunteers, create an environment where everyone is welcome and barriers for involvement in the gardens and their activities are non-existent. Mentor existing volunteers, support and encourage their personal development to keep them engaged in meaningful activities.
The successful applicant will be required to manage the project during the delivery stage.
It is anticipated that this will be a 4.5 year project with a fixed term contract.
For an informal discussion about the above post, please contact Victoria Thompson, email:
Closing date:  12 noon, Wednesday 17 July 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 31 July 2019
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