Community Organiser Somer Valley

Avon Wildlife Trust
Avon Wildlife Trust
£23,000 - £25,025 pro-rata
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 May, 2023 - 08:30
Contract Type: 
Part Time
30 hours per week
South West
Contract Details: 
Fixed term, part time contract
Details of Role: 

Community Organiser Somer Valley (Part time, 30 hours per week)

21 month  fixed-term contract end March 2025

Salary band: £23,000 - £25,025 pro-rata

Location: Flexible working at various AWT, BANES locations and from home.


Are you committed to supporting community powered change and facilitating local action? Can you use communication as a tool to listen, connect, reach and motivate people within a community? Are you able to capture the passion, imagination and resources of the people within a community to make positive changes for nature? If so, this could be the job for you...

The Wildlife Trusts are working to facilitate nature’s recovery within the communities we work alongside, and we know that if nature is to be restored at scale, we need many more people on nature’s side.  This role will enable you to make a real difference to nature’s recovery and to be part of our vision to protect 30% of land and sea by 3030.


We are looking for a talented community organiser to work with Avon Wildlife Trust on a transformative partnership project with BANES Council to help reverse the nature and climate emergencies, funded by UK  Government. You will need to be highly personable, passionate and organised. You will work as part of a team of community organisers across the Wildlife Trust movement and Somer Valley Rediscovered to  enable communities to reclaim and create new green spaces for nature in both rural and urban areas. 


Avon Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to working with local people for local wildlife, covering the West of England region (former county of Avon). It is supported by more than 17,500 members, manages over 30 nature reserves and is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts in the UK.

The Wildlife Trusts value diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

No CVs or agencies please.

Charity No: 280422

How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this position, the job description and details on how to apply can be found at Please attach the completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to your application on the portal or email to or post to HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 17 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5QT

Closing date: 8.30am 30th May 2023

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview to take place on Tuesday 6th June 2023. Applicants may then be asked to attend a second interview to take place on Thursday 5th June 2023.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email and a conversation can be arranged.

Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 9177270
Postal Address: 
HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 17 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5QT