Volunteering & Community Involvement Officer

Buckingham, UK
18 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This role will support the Transformation team to deliver the business objectives of the Stowe Transformation project. You'll scope and deliver a programme of well being and community involvement events to support various aspects of the Transformation project and ensure that these activities are sustainable and embedded into business as usual for the property. In addition, you will be collaborative and share key project updates with internal stakeholders across the Trust. This is a key role and will provide a fantastic insight into delivering a strategically significant project at an operational level.

Please see the role profile context sheet attached for more information about the role.
What it's like to work hereThe beauty of Stowe and the surrounding area has attracted visitors for over 300 years and the wider portfolio includes Claydon House, a medieval tower and duck decoy at Boarstall, Long Crendon Courthouse and Buckingham Chantry Chapel. Along with the friendly team, this area is a great place to work!What you'll be doing
You'll be shortlisting artists, recruiting and training volunteers and working closely with a range of community groups across four key local urban areas to attract new audiences to Stowe as part of our Community Pass offer. You'll take responsibility for defining and delivering the well being programming for the property as well as supporting a range of other aspects of the overall project such as the 2020 Water Art Installation.The role is based at Stowe full time, but there is some level of local and regional travel in this role to network with community groups and learn from other National Trust properties and colleagues.
Who we're looking for
We're looking for someone who is inclusive and committed to improving accessibility to the National Trust at Stowe Gardens and who has an interest in the arts, culture and heritage sector. An enthusiastic champion of local heritage and history and passionate about engaging with new visitor groups to create co-produced projects with commissioned artists.Someone who is flexible and willing to learn new skills from colleagues and internal resources available to staff.
The package

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan, a loan towards rental deposits and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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