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Walking with Wheels Project Worker (#998,057,902) 

Job offer #998,057,902 in United Kingdom

Walking with Wheels provide all-terrain electric wheelchairs (called trampers) for hire at just £2.50 an hour from Pedalabikeaway and Forest Holidays in the Forest of Dean. Specialised guides and other support (written, pictorial or oral including the Hidden Heritage App) is also available to enable people who might otherwise be disadvantaged to enjoy the beauty and heritage of the Forest of Dean. Overall role: To help develop, co-ordinate and advertise the Walking with Wheels Mobility Project. Main tasks: Identify opportunities for volunteers to be involved and support the development of volunteering best practice across all activity Market the project widely to ensure maximum usage of the trampers. This will include attending and organising events, publicising on Social Media and presenting to ‘hard to reach’ groups. Collect relevant monitoring data from sites and those benefiting from the project, including volunteers Provide an admin function to the project, including taking bookings where required Identify funding opportunities and new partners to expand the project Liaise with the other Foresters’ Forest projects and the Programme Board Liaise with Countryside Mobility and other sites Job / Person Specification Essential Experience of working with volunteers, preferably in a supporting role A proven track record of marketing a project or service, including using social media and other online advertising A commitment to Equality and Diversity Knowledge of the Forest of Dean, its communities, culture and environment Proven competence in ICT, including websites, social media and Microsoft Office Good communication skills Flexible approach to work Full driving licence and access to own transport Desirable Proven, successful experience of working in a small team Project funding, monitoring and evaluation experience A willingness to undertake training The ability to work on their own initiative Experience of working as a volunteer within a community Experience in working with ‘hard to reach’ individuals, understanding the barriers they may face and a willingness to help them overcome these PLEASE E-MAIL FOR AN APPLICATION PACK APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 5PM ON MONDAY 2ND JULY Job Type: Part-time Salary: £10.00 /hour Experience: volunteering: 1 year merketing: 1 year Education: Secondary education

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Forest Voluntary Action Forum

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United Kingdom

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