Volunteer and Apprentice Coordinator

Salary: £23,843 - £28,129

This is a key role to coordinate and support the development of apprentices and volunteers within the Lake District National Parks Ranger teams, in ways that meet the Authority’s Volunteer and Apprenticeship Strategies.

The Lake District National Park is England’s largest World Heritage Site, inscribed due to its outstanding universal values of Identity, Inspiration and Conservation. You will be based at our Northern Office, located near Keswick, but you will be working throughout the national park with occasional weekend and evening work

You will build on the excellent work our volunteers already carry out, recruit new volunteer and develop new volunteering initiatives. We will also be taking on new apprentices and your role will be key in planning their training and development.  You will be based at our Northern Office, located near Keswick, but you will be working throughout the national park with occasional weekend and evening work.  There is the potential for some home working and/or working from other LDNPA offices.

You will have excellent communication skills, a successful track record in project management and experience of managing or working with apprentices and/or volunteers on practical projects.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Chris Tomlin, Park Management Leader, 07753 671 380 or Chris.Tomlin@lakedistrict.gov.uk

Key dates

  • Closing date for applications is: Sunday 20 June 2021 11:59pm
  • Interviews will be held at Northern Office, Threlkeld nr Keswick on Friday 2 July 2021

Information Pack:

How to apply

Apply for this position on our online recruitment site

Equality of opportunity

We are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as these groups are under-represented at the LDNPA, particularly at senior level. As part of our commitment to employing disabled people, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirement for all competencies on the person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.