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.
Scarborough Borough 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 on the steep hillside above the seaside town’s South Bay. For the right person this job is a prime opportunity to implement ambitious aspirations for revitalising the iconic coastal green space.
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. The post-holder will develop a creative and annual program of exciting events and activities within the Gardens to engage with a wide range of audiences. Central to the role is to co-ordinate the recruitment and leadership of volunteers, to create an environment where everyone is welcome and to address barriers for involvement in the gardens and the Park’s activities. The Community Engagement Officer will need the experience to mentor existing volunteers, support and encourage their personal development keep them engaged in meaningful activities.
It is anticipated that this will be a 4.5 year project with a fixed term contract. Salary: £24,313 – £26,317 per annum. Post to commence 7 October 2019 to 31 March 2024.
For more information and to apply online, go to https://www.scarborough.gov.uk/jobs
You may also wish to visit the website and blog for the Saving South Cliff Gardens project.