Careers

If you’re interested in the outdoors, environment, wildlife and making our amazing parks and open spaces even better, then we’d love to hear from you.

Group 4

Current Opportunities

Can you use your hospitality and community building skills to help us bring our community park café to life?

We are looking for an entrepreneurial manager for our community café in the park at Boscombe Chine Gardens who can manage the daily operations with a focus on developing our volunteers’ skills as well as increasing park use and engagement. Our cafes will be operated in the most environmentally conscious way possible.

The role will involve:

  • Day-to-day management of the café operations
  • Recruiting and supervising a team of volunteers (many of whom may have special education needs or need additional support)
  • Monitoring all income & expenditure via profit & loss reports and meeting set financial targets
  • Facilitating activities and events in the café and park to increase footfall
  • Promoting the café.

View the job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Key information:

  • Salary: £25,600 per annum
  • 40 hours a week, including weekend work
  • Fixed-term until Sunday 3rd November 2024
  • Provisional interview date: Monday 4th March

Please complete the application form (hard copy available on request) and send it to dan@parksfoundation.org.uk by midnight on Friday 23rd February 2024.

We are looking for an ambitious Café Supervisor for our community café in the park at Boscombe Chine Gardens who can manage the daily operations in the absence of the Café Manager, with a focus on developing our volunteers’ skills as well as increasing park use and engagement. Our cafes will be operated in the most environmentally conscious way possible.

The role will involve:

  • Day-to-day management of the café operations
  • Supervising a team of volunteers (many of whom may have special education needs or need additional support)
  • Facilitating activities and events in the café and park to increase footfall
  • Promoting the café.

View the job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Key information:

  • Salary: Minimum wage (e.g. £10.42 per hour if over 23 years old) + holiday pay
  • Zero Hour Contract, including weekend work
  • Fixed-term until Sunday Sunday 3rd November 2024
  • Provisional interview date: Monday 4th March

Please complete the application form (hard copy available on request) and send it to dan@parksfoundation.org.uk by midnight on Friday 23rd February 2024.

Can you use your hospitality and community building skills to help us bring our newest community park café to life?

Following the success of our community park cafés at Winton Recreation Ground, Redhill Park, and Boscombe Chine Gardens, we are now opening our newest community café in Alexandra Park, Poole. We are looking for an entrepreneurial manager for Alexandra Park who can manage the daily operations with a focus on developing our volunteers’ skills as well as increasing park use and engagement. Our cafes will be operated in the most environmentally conscious way possible.

The role will involve:

  • Day-to-day management of the café operations
  • Recruiting and supervising a team of volunteers (many of whom may have special education needs or need additional support)
  • Monitoring all income & expenditure via profit & loss reports and meeting set financial targets
  • Facilitating activities and events in the café and park to increase footfall
  • Promoting the café.

View the job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Key information:

  • Salary: £25,600 per annum
  • 40 hours a week, including weekend work
  • Provisional interview date: Friday 8th March

Please complete the application form (hard copy available on request) and send it to dan@parksfoundation.org.uk by midnight on Friday 1st March 2024.

Following the success of our community park cafés at Winton Recreation Ground, Redhill Park, and Boscombe Chine Gardens, we are now opening our newest community café in Alexandra Park, Poole. We are looking for an ambitious Café Supervisor for our community café at Alexandra Park who can manage the daily operations in the absence of the Café Manager, with a focus on developing our volunteers’ skills as well as increasing park use and engagement. Our cafes will be operated in the most environmentally conscious way possible.

The role will involve:

  • Day-to-day management of the café operations
  • Supervising a team of volunteers (many of whom may have special education needs or need additional support)
  • Facilitating activities and events in the café and park to increase footfall
  • Promoting the café.

View the job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Key information:

  • Salary: Minimum wage (e.g. £10.42 per hour if over 23 years old) + holiday pay
  • Zero Hour Contract, including weekend work
  • Provisional interview date: Friday 8th March

Please complete the application form (hard copy available on request) and send it to dan@parksfoundation.org.uk by midnight on Friday 1st March 2024.

If there aren’t any roles advertised here then we don’t have any vacancies at the moment. Why not check out our volunteering opportunities instead to see how you could get involved with our charity?

Join the team

No matter what your role, we think you’ll get to work in the best office in Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole – our parks!

We offer a competitive salary, 34 days holiday a year (including bank holidays), pension contribution and flexible working.

For more information about any of our vacancies please contact the office on 01202 143724 or info@parksfoundation.org.uk. 

Group 14
Oval