Community Champions And Partnerships Coordinator Jobs in Belfast
There are part-time roles available with community litter picking charity CleanupUK, who need help in their mission to engage people in looking after their local environment.
If you have a few hours a week to spend encouraging local communities and organisations to litter pick, then this could really suit you.
Are you a community-minded person who is energetic, reliable and enjoys being outside?
We are recruiting a Community Hub Support Team, to work closely with our partner organisations in one of the following locations to encourage local litter picking via our Cleanup Hub network:
West Midlands (Including Birmingham)
Northeast England – Preferably in or around Newcastle or Tees Valley
Cleanup hubs are spaces to store equipment for volunteer groups and individuals in the community to use. By hosting this equipment and loaning it out, hubs are championing volunteering in the community and promoting litter picking. CleanupUK provide equipment and promotional support to help get them started and engaging local people.
We are keen to find cheerful people, with a sense of fun, who care about the environment and enjoy chatting to people of all backgrounds.
Main Purpose of the Role:
To represent CleanupUK at a local level by attending litter picking events and supporting the development of the Cleanup Hub network.
Meeting with and supporting potential and existing community partner organisations and the communities they work in to help increase the number of people litter picking locally.
Key Tasks include:
Liaising with Cleanup Hubs and communities as required
Attending events and reporting back to CleanpUK’s Operational Team.
Helping to keep active records of the litter picking that is taking place, such as taking photos for our social media channels
Promoting the project locally, both on the ground and online.
Online research to help us to identify new community partners, and attending online or face to face meetings with new prospective partners
Attending monthly team meetings online
Occasional support to CleanupUK’s corporate partnership team may also be required such as leading a litter picking for a company.
Please refer to the attached Job description and person specification. Applications for the role can only be made via the Charity Job website. The deadline for applications is Monday 11th March 2024.
We support communities to come together, and form locally led litter picking initiatives to tackle the litter problem in their neighbourhood and strengthen their community.
We do this by:
Setting up Cleanup Hubs in the most littered areas of need
Supporting community litter picking groups to start, grow, or sustain their activities by providing information and advice
Creating an online network for litter pickers across the UK to share ideas and celebrate their achievements.
About our team:
We’re a small, friendly team committed to supporting volunteer litter pickers across the country. We each work remotely across the country.
About Cleanup Hubs
Cleanup hubs are spaces to store equipment for volunteer groups and individuals in the community to use. By hosting this equipment and loaning it out, organisations are championing volunteering in the community and promoting litter picking. We’ve already launched 50 Cleanup Hubs from Hastings to Hartlepool and are aiming to set up another 50 in 2024. It’s an exciting time to join CleanupUK!
Applications for the role can only be made via the Charity Job website, please ensure you attach a covering letter with your application stating why you're suitable for this position, referring to the person specification. The deadline for applications is Monday 11th March 2024.
*While this role is remote, it involves regular meetings across the central belt of Scotland and occational meetings in other parts of Scotland.*
Join Connect, Scotland’s only membership body for Parent Councils, as our new Executive Director and be a driving force behind a brighter future for Scotland’s children and young people!
At Connect, we’re on a mission to transform the educational landscape in Scotland. Our vision is crystal clear: a Scotland where every child and young person has a thriving future, fuelled by the power of engaged parents shaping their educational journey. But we’re not just dreaming about it; we’re making it happen by advancing effective parental engagement, inclusion, and representation in early years, primary, and secondary school communities, supporting thousands of parent groups throughout Scotland, and encouraging educators to value and embrace effective parental engagement.
Connect seeks an outstanding Executive Director to lead our energetic and committed team. As Scottish education undergoes a seismic shift, your role will be crucial in supporting, rethinking, and reshaping how parents get involved in Scotland. This is your moment to be a change-maker and leave a lasting impact on the future of education in Scotland.
Working with Connect is not just a job; it’s a calling. We offer more than a paycheque; we offer purpose. Join a small, dedicated team committed to making a real difference. Embrace flexible working arrangements that respect your work-life balance. Enjoy 30 days of holiday (including bank holidays) and additional leave between Christmas and New Year. Here, you won’t just find co-workers; you’ll discover enthusiastic allies in a cause that truly matters.
How to apply
We want to hear from you if you’re passionate about education and ready to lead with vision and purpose. Click on the button below to go to Connect's webite where you'll find instructions on how you can submit your CV and a compelling cover letter the current Executive Director before 4 pm on Thursday, 22 February. In your cover letter, please show us how your skills and passion align with our person specifications. You can also find Connect’s 2023-26 Strategic Plan and latest Annual Report on our website. If you have questions or want to chat about the role, reach out – we’re eager to connect with potential change-makers like you.
Our commitment to equality and diversity
Connect recognises that every person in Scotland has a stake in the nation’s education system and encourages applications from all qualified persons, regardless of race, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, or civil partnership.
Due to the nature of this work, applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.
Flexible working: the board envision that the postholder would primarily work from home; however, other options, including a desk in a shared workspace, are possible.
The post holder will report to the board of directors, with the board chair responsible for line management of the executive director. The post holder will directly line-manage six team members.
Major Terms and Conditions
Full Terms and Conditions are set out in the Staff Handbook and each individual’s contract. Key features include:
- Salary: £40,280 - £50,880 (salary reviewed annually)
- Hours: 35 hours per week worked flexibly over the week; this role will require out-of-hours work and travel across Scotland.
- Annual leave: 30 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) with additional leave between Christmas and New Year.
- Contributory pension scheme: Yes (provider: The People’s Pension)
- Probationary period: 3 months
- Notice Period (either side): 3 months, increasing to 6 months at two years’ service.
- Application: Send your CV and cover letter to via Charity Job to Patrick, our current Executive Director
- Deadline: Thursday, 22 February, 4 pm
- First Interview: Between 29 February and 5 March
- Second Interview: Either 08 March or 11 March
- Website: Connect.scot
- Linked Docs: Please download the Person Specification, Strategic Plan, and Annual report below
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.