There is a part-time position based at Livingstone Road Community Allotment
Hours per week: 16 hours per week (Initially a fixed term 12 month contract with the possibility of an extension)
Salary: £8750 (£10.52 per hour)
Birchfield Regeneration Action Group (BRAG) set up the Livingstone Road Community Allotment Project in 2010.The allotment project aims to involve and connect people of all ages and backgrounds to the natural environment and food growing, and also works with socially isolated people who live in the locality.
The project currently receives funding from Birchfield Big Local for work with vulnerable adults at the allotment site and also for work with the wider community on Bloom in Birchfield – part of a national initiative to encourage local residents to take greater pride in their neighbourhoods.
More information can be found at their website
The Project Manager will work with the BRAG committee members, volunteers and others to manage, maintain and develop the Livingstone Road Community Allotment site. This will include running weekly two-hour sessions with vulnerable adults and other local residents. The Project Manager will also be responsible for organising the annual Bloom in Birchfield campaign in partnership with BRAG, other local residents, and partners such as Housing Associations, City Council officers, local schools, faith organisations and Birchfield Big Local.
The post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Please request full details and an application form from Andrew Simons, Community Development Worker, Birchfield Big Local on – telephone: 0121 448 5594 (mobile: 07421 994 752) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms should be returned as an email attachment to: email@example.com – or by post to: Birchfield Big Local, 16 Grosvenor Road, Birchfield, Birmingham B20 3NP.
The closing date for applications is 10am, Monday 27th February
Interview date: 7th March (to be confirmed)
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