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Project Officer: Groundwork East

Join a team that is changing places and changing lives.

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. 

Project Officer, Groundwork Hertfordshire

Salary: £22,643, plus attractive benefits
: Full time (37 hours per week) one-year fixed term contract (with potential for extension).
Location: based at Mill Green, Hatfield, covering the whole of Hertfordshire, with occasional travel across the East of England

Groundwork East has 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future. We are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable and creative people to help us continue to develop and deliver our work with local communities to improve their prospects and environment.

Our Project Officers deliver a wide range of community, employment and education focused projects that include supporting the delivery of grant schemes, providing gardening support to vulnerable and disabled residents, horticultural projects, practical green space improvements, delivering family learning / outdoor play activities and leading a range of outdoor volunteer activities.  You will have proven experience of engaging communities including leading consultations, supervision of volunteers and working with vulnerable adults.  The roles require a valid driving licence, access to a vehicle, excellent communication and diplomacy skills and excellent project management skills, including budget control.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: midday, Friday 24 August 2018

Interview date: Friday 31 August

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Carolyn Mallott or Chris Dungate on 01707 260129 or email /

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