Title: Community Engagement Officer

Job Location: London

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: £25,000 – £27,000/Annum

We are looking for a Community Engagement Officer to join our Thames River Watch programme.  This role will help Thames21 connect local communities with their section of the Thames and local urban waterways. Through this programme you will help deliver our aim to provide healthy rivers at the heart of community life in neighbourhoods within the London Boroughs of: Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Southwark and Wandsworth. The postholder will also work closely with the Thames Connections Research Officer.

The post holder will have:  experience of working with local communities; be able to work confidently with a broad range of groups, volunteers and partner organisations; have experience of working with BAME communities. You will need to give presentations and write accurate summary accounts of meetings. You will need some understanding of the environmental and social issues explored in this initiative. Relevant qualifications are desirable.

Thames21 recognises the positive value of diversity and we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. The Community Engagement Officer will work with the Programme Coordinator to plan and deliver the tasks described below. The role is funded by Tideway.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your CV to jobs@creationtrust.org or call on 0207 701 2982.