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Project Officer - Grassroots Challenge Programme (Young Farmers Clubs)

Salary: 19,715 - £23,196 per annum depending on experience

Closing date: Tuesday 28th August 2018

Location: McClelland House, 10 Heron Road, Belfast. There will be regular travel across Northern Ireland and possibility of occasional travel throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Project Officer to help deliver the Young Farmers Clubs element of the Grassroots Challenge Programme across Co Antrim, Co Londonderry and North Down. If you enjoy working with young people, building relationships with stakeholders, and delivering projects, we want to hear from you.

Contract: Fixed term: to 31 December 2020

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Working hours will include significant evening and weekend work.

The primary focus of the post is to be out and about delivering the project directly with members of the Young Farmers Clubs of Ulster (11 – 25-year-olds). This will involve delivering “Club Night Challenge” taster sessions, assisting with the development and delivery of biodiversity/ “Wild Ideas” projects at ground level; supporting clubs in preparing for Eco Club Awards and organising delivery of accredited and non accredited training opportunities (including the one day LANTRA Conservation on the Farm course).

The Grassroots Challenge is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund and is a part of the UK wide Our Bright Future programme.


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