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.

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Current Opportunities

You will lead the transformation of eight parks across Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole to support the creation of a nature recovery network using your knowledge and experience of conservation and / or ecological management.

The post holder will lead a team of Parks Activators to deliver a range of engagement activities to educate and inspire residents into nature and creating new volunteering opportunities in our parks. You will play a key role in developing our Parks Activators, ensuring staff members have the correct training and development opportunities to accelerate their green space careers.

You will use your strong organisational skills to deliver various project management elements including project planning, budget management, liaising with a wide range of stakeholders, evaluation and reporting to grant funders.

You can find out more about our Nature Recovery Project here.

View the Job Description and Person Specification here.

Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 per annum

Terms: Fixed term until 31 January 2023 (with the potential for extension if funding permits). 37.5 hours a week; 30 hours a week may be considered

Please send a completed application form to info@parksfoundation.org.uk. We are shortlisting and interviewing applications on receipt of an application form throughout September 2021, so are encouraging applicants to submit them as soon as possible.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Cathi Farrer on cathi@parksfoundation.org.uk or 01202 123540.

You will support the catering operations at Winton Park Café, situated in the heart of Winton recreation ground. The café offers hot drinks, simple snacks, ice creams and cakes and runs nature-based events encouraging the local community to engage with nature and get outdoors.

The role will be in charge of the cafe for one day a week (most likely a Sunday), as well as covering annual leave for our Cafe Manager.

View the Job Description and Person Specification here.

Salary: Minimum wage (e.g. £8.91 p/hour if over 23) + holiday pay

Terms: Minimum 8 hours a week

Please send a completed application form to carole@parksfoundation.org.uk by midnight on Sunday 26 September 2021

Application form

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, 23 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays) and a matched pension scheme up-to 6%.

For more information about any of our vacancies please contact the office on 01202 123540 or info@parksfoundation.org.uk. 

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