Come and work with us: Replenish Project Officer Job

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We are recruiting for a new project officer to join the CAG team and work on delivering our Replenish Project.

Replenish Project Officer

£20,500 pa (pro rata) /// Part time (15 hours per week)

Fixed Term until end September 2020

Location: Oxford

About Replenish Project 

The Replenish project aims to reduce the amount of organic waste which lands in the bins by giving Oxfordshire residents skills related to home composting and reducing food waste. The project relies on a network of volunteers, trained in a wide range of skills from cutting down food waste and cooking with surplus food to making and using home-made compost in your garden, to share their skills with people in their communities through public engagement activities such as information stalls, practical skills workshops, long-term projects (e.g. setting up a community fridge), information conversations, etc. For more information, see the project website, Facebook page and Twitter account.

Purpose

You will coordinate the Replenish Project on behalf of and working in partnership with the Community Action Group Oxfordshire team and Oxford County Council. This will focus on: volunteer support to deliver public engagement activities and projects on the food waste hierarchy; developing training opportunities; and internal and external communications to support the project.

Nature and scope

Project management of the Replenish project as outlined in the project contract and timeline including:

  • Supporting volunteers to deliver local projects and practical engagement activities on food waste and composting,
  • Organising training programmes for volunteers on food waste, composting and engagement approaches,
  • Developing and delivering project communications,
  • Coordinating resources for the project,
  • Maintaining a good relationship with Oxfordshire County Council and other delivery partners,
  • Managing project budget,
  • Monitoring and evaluation,
  • Supporting the CAG Project in Oxfordshire.

For an application pack including further details on the role please email: 

ReplenishPO@resourcefutures.co.uk (Please note this is an automated email reply and is not monitored. If you do not immediately receive an automated reply, please resend your email to: yeshim.longhorn@resourcefutures.co.uk )  

CVs will not be accepted.

Application deadline: 08 October 2018, 9.00 am

Interviews: 11 October 2018 to be held in Makespace Oxford, 1 Aristotle Lane, OX2 6TP

For any Job Description related queries about this vacancy please contact Kerry Lock on 07793647190 or email Kerry.Lock@resourcefutures.co.uk

Resource Futures is striving to be an inclusive employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.