Let’s Waste Less Volunteers Coordinator

Resource Futures

About Resource Futures

Resource Futures is an employee-owned, independent environmental consultancy with a 30-year heritage in the waste and resources sector. Our services are designed to realise our vision of a sustainable world, with a focus on designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use and supporting and regenerating natural systems – a world designed according to circular economy principles. We do this by gathering high quality evidence and conducting expert data analysis to inform governmental policy, provide direction for businesses and organisations, as well as support local authority services. Our work is complemented by behaviour change consultancy, which we see as pivotal to this mission, guiding and influencing people in businesses, communities and the world over to adopt more sustainable behaviours vital to our future.

We are proud to be part of the global B Corp movement and take an ethical approach to business to make a positive difference in the world. You can find out more about our work at www.resourcefutures.co.uk or on our Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook accounts.

The opportunity

Resource Futures is recruiting a Coordinator to work with Waste Prevention Volunteers across Worcestershire. This exciting project is being managed by Resources Futures on behalf of Worcestershire County Council, to support its ‘Let’s Waste Less’ programme and the work of its Waste Prevention Project Manager.

The aim of the post is to coordinate a large pool of volunteers promoting waste reduction messages to residents of Worcestershire. The volunteers will be attending events, giving talks, visiting schools, or promoting waste reduction messages via social media. The successful candidate will ideally be based within Worcestershire and will work closely with both the local authority and the Resource Futures Project Manager. This post will involve training and support for existing volunteers, as well as recruitment and training of new volunteers.

Benefits

We will offer you a generous ethical pension plan (the company will match your contribution up to 7%). We also provide life insurance, an Employee Assistance Programme (including on call GP access), cycle-to-work scheme, one volunteer day each year and subsidised professional membership. Plus, you will have access to our Consultative Group platform for employee voice.

You will be joining a friendly, fun, professional, challenging and supportive place to work, and a place that is focused on making a positive impact.

How to apply

Resource Futures is striving to be an inclusive employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

If you have any difficulty downloading the forms, please contact our human resources department by email at HR@resourcefutures.co.uk.

Application deadline: Monday 2 August 2021, 9.00 am

Interviews: Tuesday 10 August 2021, to be held via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

If you have not heard from us by the date of the interviews, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

For any job description-related queries about this opportunity, please contact Sally Scholefield by email at Sally.Scholefield@resourcefutures.co.uk.