Project Co-ordinator - Sustainable Communities

Ryton Organic Gardens, Coventry
21 hours per week
Holiday Entitlement: 
25 days pro rata

Garden Organic have a part time opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated, team player to join their Sustainable Communities Team. If you have previous experience of delivering training combined with enthusiasm for sustainable living we have the perfect job for you.

Specific Duties

  • Effectively coordinate and deliver Master Composter training and support programmes, in line with the objectives and milestones agreed with partners.
  • To develop existing and new Master Composter projects and other activities related to composting, especially home composting.
  • To assist with the development of Garden Organic’s Sustainable Communities programmes, ensuring that it works effectively towards changing peoples attitude and behaviour towards composting and growing fruit and vegetables.
  • To assist with the development of project specifications to meet the needs of partners and potential new partners
  • To work with existing projects within the programme to attract additional funding from existing and new partners from a variety of sectors
  • To maximise PR associated with the projects in the area.
  • Giving advice on composting both externally and internally.
  • To research, compile and proof read literature related to Sustainable Communities programmes, including producing reports on the schemes for project partners, fact sheets, and articles to support knowledge development and increase visibility to a wider audience.
  • To coordinate and deliver training and support where necessary.
  • To contribute to the development of Garden Organic’s work in relation to volunteers as required.
  • To represent the organisation at appropriate events.

Garden Organic actively encourages employees to spend time volunteering with other departments within the Charity. Some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required.

Hours are flexible and there may be opportunities to work from home following successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Applications are to be submitted on our application form only available from

*Salary for this role is £19,500-£20,500 pro rata.

Application Closing Date: 
Monday, 26 June 2017
Interview Date: 
Wednesday, 5 July 2017