Senior Volunteering & Community Officer National Trust London SM4

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • London SM4
  • 29,835 £ / Year

National Trust

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  • £29,835 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Rotating shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Holidays


London SM4


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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Financial planning services
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Season ticket loan

Full job description

Are you seeking a challenging but rewarding position? We’re looking for a Senior Volunteering and Community Officer to join our team at Morden Hall Park. With your passion for engaging the public and your love for nature and the outdoors, you’ll have the chance to work in an environment that celebrates innovation and creativity.

If you think this sounds like the job for you, we’d love to hear from you.
Interview date: 18th and 19th April
Salary: £26,832 – £28,548 depending on experience. Please note, the salary advertised is inclusive of an outer London weighting allowance of £3,315 per annum.
What it’s like to work here:Morden Hall Park is just 500 metres from the Northern Line, yet it feels as if you’re in the middle of the countryside. We’re dedicated to welcoming everyone to explore this great green space, and improving people’s welfare is at the heart of everything we do. Reporting directly to the Volunteering, Community and Children and Young People (CYP) Manager, you’ll be part of an exciting chapter as we create new opportunities for the public to connect with the beauty, nature, and history of this remarkable place. This is a key position in the team with lots of scope for innovative working.

Your working hours will be spread over Monday to Friday in agreement with your team leader. Typically, the working hours are 9am-5pm, with occasional earlier or later shifts as required. As part of your role, you’ll take turns as Duty Manager on a rotational basis, which may include working on weekends and bank holidays. Time off in Lieu (TOIL) will be provided for any additional hours worked.Click here for more information about this location

What you’ll be doing:You’ll use your experience in community engagement and partnership working to develop relations with organisations and community groups we already work with, and build connections with new and diverse audiences and communities to promote Morden Hall Park as a place where everyone feels welcome.

You’ll take the lead on volunteer management, ensuring our team leaders make their volunteers feel engaged, supported, and appreciated throughout their journey with us, whether they contribute for a day or for years to come. You’ll also work to increase volunteer support across the teams.
  • Who we’re looking forUnderstanding and good practice of volunteer management.
  • Understanding of good practice in community engagement and involvement, as well as broader participation and partnership working.
  • Practical and successful experience of developing and implementing new products and approaches to volunteers.
  • Organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to coach and support those managing, supervising and working alongside volunteers and community partners.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at various levels.
  • A pro-active approach.
Please include a CV and cover letter with your application

The packageThe National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax-free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most Trust places
  • Independent financial advice


Requirements :Compliance.Eligibility to Work in the UK
Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

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Ethan Anderson

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