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Project Activity Assistant

ROLE: Project Activity Assistant

SALARY: £8.21 per hour - £16,009.50 FTE

CONTRACT: zero hours

OPERATIONAL AREA: Sussex and Surrey

LOCATION: Combe Valley Countryside Park, Bexhill on Sea TN38 8AY



Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working.

Come and join our very popular and successful team at The Discovery Centre located within the stunning Combe Valley Countryside Park, Bexhill. We offer Holiday clubs and a range of educational visits to predominantly primary aged children (4-11 years) along with family fun days and activities for community groups, aimed at reconnecting people with the great outdoors. Our education sessions include many fun and engaging activities such as rock pooling, pond and river dipping, bread/pizza making, den building and nature crafts to name but a few.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Project Activity Assistant who can run exciting and engaging Children’s Holiday Clubs. You should have experience of planning and delivering activities and be a good communicator with excellent organisational and time management skills.

Key Tasks

  • Proactively plan and prepare activities for the Children’s Holiday Club
  • To support the administration of the project along side the Programme Manager.
  • To support the organisation of the project resources and allocation of volunteer staff along side the Programme Manager.
  • Act as the first point of contact for bookings, customers and other stakeholders
  • Deliver fun and stimulating activities for the Children’s Holiday Club.
  • Collate feedback to assist measurement of outcomes.

Groundwork South is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable groups. Inline with our Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure check.

A job application pack can be downloaded below or for more information regarding the post please contact Helen Blanche on 07736 132925 

Closing Date: 7th April 2019

To apply email your application or post to Louise Bucknell, Groundwork South, Energy Youth Centre, Eastleigh, SO50 9DQ

Application Pack

Application Form

Job description & Person Specification

How to Apply

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. 

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.