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About the Role

Location: Argyll (flexible home/site working)

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term until February 2026

Help us in building a dynamic volunteering framework for Scotland’s Rainforest. This role focuses on creating accessible opportunities for diverse audiences, enhancing their understanding and appreciation of our unique rainforest ecosystem. As the Rainforest Volunteer Development Coordinator, you will:

  • Collaborate with the ACT Rainforest Team and extend activities across Alliance for Scotland's Rainforest project sites in Morvern and the Northwest.
  • Identify and pilot new rainforest volunteering opportunities.
  •  Explore and develop enterprise opportunities such as corporate volunteering events.
  •  Serve as a key communicator and ambassador for rainforest projects, fostering confidence and engagement among volunteers.
  •  Streamline processes to ensure project partners have confidence in volunteering opportunities.
  •  Manage the volunteer elements of the project budget in collaboration with the Project Development Manager and Woodland Trust Funded Projects Officer.
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety, volunteering, safeguarding, and GDPR policies.

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven experience engaging with volunteers and host organizations.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to collaborate effectively.
  • A clean UK driving license and the ability to travel across the west coast with occasional overnight stays.
  • An enthusiasm for Scotland’s rainforest.
  • Experience in managing project budgets and understanding legislative requirements related to volunteering and outdoor events (training can be provided).

Join us and help to make an impact on the restoration and appreciation of Scotland’s Rainforest!

For more details and to apply, please click on the links below:

Job description 

Application form 

Application Deadline: Monday 5th August 12 noon.

For further details please contact Julie Young, ACT CEO  [email protected] 

This project is  funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is the largest funder for the UK’s heritage. Using money raised by National Lottery players we support projects that connect people and communities to heritage. Our vision is for heritage to be valued, cared for and sustained for everyone, now and in the future. From historic buildings, our industrial legacy and the natural environment, to collections, traditions, stories and more. Heritage can be anything from the past that people value and want to pass on to future generations. We believe in the power of heritage to ignite the imagination, offer joy and inspiration, and to build pride in place and connection to the past.

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