Community Engagement Assistant

9th September - Closing Date

Community Engagement Assistant
£20,000 to £22,000 pro rata depending on experience
22 hours per week (including some weekends, bank holidays and evenings)

As a charitable organisation, The Bishop’s Palace and Gardens seeks to welcome everyone to come and enjoy their beautiful gardens.

The Bishop’s Palace aims to be a national beacon of community engagement and well-being.  This exciting new position will work alongside the Community Engagement Manager to support and develop community engagement at The Bishop’s Palace.    The role will take a lead on the administration of the volunteers and community groups engaged with the site.  You will be involved in volunteer recruitment, training and support.   You will also assist with creating and developing, links with local people and groups to foster their engagement with The Bishop’s Palace though a variety of activities.      We are looking for someone who is passionate about the benefits of volunteering and working with community groups.

As our ideal candidate you should:

  • Have experience of volunteering, working with different community groups and volunteers.
  • Have experience in providing training
  • Have a passion for the benefits of volunteering and working with disadvantaged communities.
  • Have excellent customer service and administrative skills.

The Bishop’s Palace has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years. Surrounded by a breath-taking moat, drawbridge and iconic gatehouse you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful and inspirational place to work.

Closing date for applications: midday Thursday 9 September 2021

Interviews will be held on:  w/c 13 September 2021

Job Description and Person Specification can be found below, along with the application form to be submitted.

Community Engagement Assistant Job Description

Bishops Palace Application Form

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