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Job Vacancies

Head of Fundraising

Hours: Part-time, permanent role, 3 days a week - flexible working considered

Salary: £42,000 FTE depending on skills and experience

In this role, the fundraiser will use expert communication skills and a keen sense of initiative to identify fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage fundraising campaigns. By coordinating events, writing proposals, and recruiting and leading volunteers, the fundraiser will hone speaking, writing, and leadership abilities while moving the Commonwork Trust closer to its financial goals.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and organised with a strong track record of successful fundraising. We’re looking for someone who believes in the mission of the Commonwork Trust and has exceptional drive for furthering our fundraising efforts as well as strategising and delivering on new ones.

Due to our remote rural location, you need to have your own transport and be able to drive.

Please see the Job Description for further information.

To apply please complete an application form and send it to jobs@boreplace.org

Deadline for applications is 17:00 on Friday 05 July 2024

Interview dates First interviews are planned to be held at Bore Place on Monday 15 July, with second interviews on either Thursday 18 or Friday 19 July 2024.


Outdoor Learning Tutor

Hours: Part-time, permanent role, 4 days a week (30 hours)

Salary: £24,500 - £27,000 FTE

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated educator looking to share your passion for outdoor learning?

We are looking for someone confident working with children and young people with SEND, as well as primary and secondary children. This role involves delivering outdoor learning programmes and nature connection activities, as well as developing resources and making best educational use of our 500-acre site. Other responsibilities include working as part of our larger education team to deliver holiday clubs and funded programmes for children and families. 

You will be the kind of person who likes to get stuck in. We are looking for someone committed to inspiring people of all ages and abilities to engage with nature and the environment, a positive attitude, an excellent work ethic, and excellent communication skills to provide stand-out learning experiences for the children and young people that we work with.

This is a part-time, year round, post. The role will involve:

  • Planning and delivering high quality outdoor learning programmes to SEND schools, primary and secondary schools, funded groups and community partnerships.
  • Working with the education team to plan and deliver programmes such as residentials, day visits and family activity days.
  • Delivering a variety of outdoor learning sessions linking food, farming and nature.
  • Maintaining and managing an inventory of resources.

Bore Place is committed to increasing the number of people it engages with and this role will be pivotal in helping to achieve this. Our Education and Community team is committed to inspiring people of all ages to connect with nature and the countryside, food, and regenerative farming, and is developing its own practises to demonstrate best in class environmental management. 

Due to our remote rural location, you need to have your own transport and be able to drive.

Please see the Job Description for further information.

To apply please complete an application form and send it to jobs@boreplace.org

Deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 28 June 2024


Environmental Engagement Internship

Hours: Part-time, fixed term role, 3 days a week (July 2024-March 2025)

Salary: £23,400 FTE

An exciting opportunity has been created at Bore Place with support from the Ernest Cook Trust, for someone to assist with the delivery of our community events and citizen science and nature programme. You will support the planning and delivery of our community events, Citizen Science programme and volunteering programmes, and assist with the administration for these programmes.

These programmes have been funded by DEFRA and Kent Downs National Landscapes' Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. We aim to integrate people of all ages and abilities into the heart of our work for biodiversity, to achieve better outcomes for wellbeing, environmental awareness/understanding and wildlife, whilst also connecting people and nature across the wider landscape surrounding Bore Place.

We offer an excellent working environment, free parking, 30 days a year holiday (plus bank holidays) pro-rata, a staff discount on Bore Place’s programme of public events and a glorious countryside location. Due to our remote rural location, you need to have your own transport and be able to drive.

Please see the Job Description for further information.

To apply please complete an application form and send it to jobs@boreplace.org

Deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Friday 28 June 2024


Housekeeper and Guest Support Team Member

Hours: 10 - 20 hours a week - contract can suit the successful applicant/s

Salary: £12.20 per hour

Bore Place is looking for two new members to join our friendly housekeeping team. We are looking for capable and efficient people to join us to help with housekeeping, cleaning all our properties, welcoming and looking after guests, food service and some basic food prep. Applicants should be hands-on, flexible with a positive attitude and good team skills, and able to work to high standards regarding cleaning and hygiene.

Please see the Job Description for further information.

To arrange an informal chat about the positions please email Jo.Levett@boreplace.org (housekeeping manager) to arrange a suitable time. 

To apply please complete an application form and send it to jobs@boreplace.org


Voluntary Opportunities

Opportunities arise across the organisation to work alongside our staff in the gardens, kitchen, office and education teams. Take a look at our Volunteer page.

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