PLP Volunteer Coordinator

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Agriculture, Animals & Plant Resources, Business & Management, Charities and Social Enterprise, Education & Training
St Just, Penzance, Cornwall
Salary Details
£22,369.00 per annum/pro rata
Hours of work
Job Type
Temporary|Part Time
Interview Date
28/09/2021 (Anticipated)
Closing Date
Developing and supporting volunteering for a diverse partnership-based heritage project.

Job Description

An engaging and well-organised Volunteer Coordinator is required for the Penwith Landscape Partnership, which delivers an exciting range of heritage work relating to archaeology, wildlife, countryside access and sustainable farming across the nationally-important landscape of the Land’s End peninsula.

The post holder will be employed by the lead partner Cornwall Wildlife Trust, working closely with a team of nine other staff, a wide range of community groups and other partner organisations. This post is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Cornwall AONB.


  • Cornwall Wildlife Trust operates excellent toil and flexible working policies
  • Enhanced company holiday entitlement – starting at 23 days plus bank holidays and rising to a maximum 30 days over a period of time (1 day extra for each year worked after 4 complete years served)
  • All employees have access to the Employee Assistance Programme (24/7 counselling service) and Employee health and wellbeing portal
  • Free onsite parking at Five Acres and King Edward Mine sites
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Equal Opportunities:

We are committed to ensuring transparent and non-discriminatory recruitment and employment. As a progressive charitable organisation, we champion equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristic. 

Company Description

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage over 50 nature reserves, including an island for wildlife and people in Cornwall. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the county and inspire local communities and young people to care for wildlife where they live.

We want to create safe havens in which wildlife can thrive and from which it can spread. We need to inspire people to love and care for the natural environment, and enable more people to experience, enjoy and understand it.

Other Application Details

To Apply:

To apply please go to:

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 19 September 2021.

Interviews for this role will be held on Tuesday 28 September 2021 at St Just, Penzance, Cornwall

Anticipated start date will be ASAP (This is a fixed term post ending on the 30 June 2023)


Further Information:

For further information, or to arrange an informal discussion about this post please contact:

Julian Branscombe, PLP Programme Manager 

Nick Taylor, Volunteer Programme Coordinator  




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