Are you passionate about climate change and want to learn new skills? If you love to cycle and walk, are aged between 16 – 24 and live in Clackmannanshire, we want you on our team.
We are seeking an enthusiastic person to become our Project Support Officer within our Active Travel team. Our fabulous and experienced staff will support you in learning new skills such as event management and how to share your enthusiasm to motivate others. You will gain valuable work experience. Training will be provided.
Forth Environment Link (FEL) is partnering with Clackmannanshire Council and the Young person’s Guarantee Scheme from Scottish Government. The role is the same entrant job level and pay as the living wage. To apply for this post, you must be aged 16 – 24, live in Clackmannanshire and not be currently participating in employment or education such as college or university.
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Role: Project Support Officer – Active Travel
Salary Scale: £17,290.00
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term initially until 31st March 2023, extension to contract subject to the confirmation of additional funding
Location: Locations for outreach will include Lornshill Academy and other locations across Clackmannanshire. Our main office is Cameron House, Forthside Way, Stirling. The role will require travel across the Forth Valley area. Some home working may also be required.
About the role
We are looking for someone to assist the Senior Project Officer in delivering a range of activities within Lornshill Academy, Alloa, to encourage pupils and staff to walk, cycle and wheel more. The person will work closely with other schools in the region, assist in delivering led rides, events, competitions and learning bike maintenance skills. The Project Support Officer will also be expected to help with wider FEL activity, including co-development of our work with Young People, participating in developing new services and ideas as well as supporting our emerging youth board.
This role will provide experience and personal development within the following areas:
Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity, based in the Forth Valley. We enable citizens to live more climate-friendly lives, while also making our communities better places to live. We are a friendly, welcoming and flexible organisation with a focus on our staff; we support each other, provide training and encourage staff to try new ideas.
Through our work, we support more day-to-day journeys on foot or by bike, we encourage more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities and we help increase the lifespan of our everyday items. We learn from our innovative projects and share that learning with others. FEL is an organisation anchored in our communities. Our team are passionate about practical climate action and work in a way that supports collaboration and partnership working. We focus on inclusivity in everything we do, reflecting the needs of the people and communities we work with.
Want to know what it's like to work at FEL?
Check out this video from Megan, our current team member who is part of the Young Person's Guarantee Scheme.
Application Deadline: Wednesday 29th June 2022, Midnight
Please note CVs will not be accepted as a means of application. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.
Interviews dates are to be confirmed: likely week commencing 4th July 2022, either in Stirling or video call, TBC.
On the Interview panel there will be a Senior Project Officer and Development Manager. Interviews last about 40 minutes, there will be set questions, and we ask that each candidate, create a 1-minute video detailing what excites them about this role. There will be time at the end to ask the panel any questions you may have.