The Community Learning Officer is part of the in-house Learning Team, coordinating a busy and varied programme of activities for the public and local community groups. This programme has grown steadily over the past ten years and plays an essential part in welcoming visitors, local and from further afield.
This is a fixed term role to cover our Community Learning Officer during her maternity leave.
Working closely with the rest of the Learning team, you will organise and deliver our community activities and public programme to a high standard. You will engage families, adults and community groups with nature, heritage and wellbeing, widening access to local groups and connecting them with Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’s Park and The Green Park.
- Provide project management of activities and small events, coordinating people, materials and learning resources to ensure delivery is timely, cost-effective and meets our high quality standards.
- Deliver a mix of online and in-park activities and sessions to families, adults and community groups, adapting your approach, style and content depending on the needs of each group; for example walking tours, online talks for adults and family drop-in days.
- Design and create online resources, including video, podcasts and PDF, to be shared on The Royal Parks’ website and social media channels.
- Contribute to planning the community programme annual calendar for 2021-22, led by the Learning Manager, in consultation with the Head of Learning and the wider team.
- Coordinate work experience for young people and potentially other funded projects.
- Implement a refreshed approach to adult learning across the central parks, based on a newly established plan for this area.
- Build and manage relationships with a diverse range of community groups local to the parks, who may face barriers in fully accessing these spaces.
- Provide activity details to the Marketing team for the timely promotion of events and monitor event bookings, flagging up issues to the Learning Manager and Marketing team.
- Ensuring activities meet TRP safeguarding policies, and contributing to the organisation’s safeguarding group.
- Creating and updating risk assessments, and proactively monitoring health and safety across all activities.
- Monitor participants’ feedback and keep M&E records up to date.
- Contributing to funding bids, planning and delivery of funded projects when opportunities arise.
- Work with Learning volunteers when they support delivery of community activities.
- Be prepared to deliver some evenings and weekends, as per the activity calendar.
- Get stuck into any other Royal Parks activities as the need arises.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.