Forth Environment Link
Forth Environment Link

Charity registered in Scotland SC019276

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items. The following values underpin our activity as an organisation: • People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most. • Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone. • Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can. • Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change. • Passionate – Demonstrating a love for the environment and our place within it in everything we do. • Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with. Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.

Current vacancies

Project Coordinator -Regional Online Local Food Markets

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £27,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 21st November 2018

Location: FEL’s Stirling Office: Balallan House, 24 Allan Park, Stirling, FK8 2QG; some travel between and around the participating areas will be required as part of this role; remote working from home will also be considered

About Us

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items.

The following values underpin our activity as an organisation:

· People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most.

· Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone.

· Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can.

· Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change.

· Passionate – Demonstrating a love for the environment and our place within it in everything we do.

· Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with.

Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.

About the Project

Forth Environment Link is looking for a dynamic team to work as part of a LEADER co-operation funded project. We are recruiting both a Coordinator and an Officer, to deliver this exciting new local food initiative. FEL is funded by Forth Valley & Lomond, Perth & Kinross, Fife, and Scottish Borders LEADER Programmes in partnership with The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development to support and enable communities to develop and run their own online local food markets. The project will also organise and facilitate producer & host network meetings across participating regions, deliver training sessions and organise an annual network gathering.

This project utilises the Neighbourfood Platform, formerly The Food Assembly.

About the Role

Working as part of the Regional Online Local Food Markets team, you will be responsible for coordinating and delivering the project in participating regions, supporting communities to start and run their own online Local Food Market. Coordinate and deliver cascade training to online food market communities, organise and facilitate producer networks and meetings across participating regions, support a network of community online local food market hosts, organise yearly Scottish Gatherings. Coordinate the marketing and PR for the project, the budget and to monitor and evaluate sales and project outcomes.

This post is a full time position, working 35 hours per week, fixed term until 1st November 2020

We are looking for someone who:

· Is passionate about the environment and local food systems

· Is motivated and proactive

· Has excellent organisational skills

· With management experience

· And, experience working with local community food initiatives and or local food producers

Shortlist

Project Officer - Regional Online Local Food Markets

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £27,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 21st November 2018

Location: FEL’s Stirling Office: Balallan House, 24 Allan Park, Stirling, FK8 2QG; some travel between and around the participating areas will be required as part of this role; remote working from home will also be considered

About Us

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items.

The following values underpin our activity as an organisation:

· People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most.

· Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone.

· Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can.

· Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change.

· Passionate – Demonstrating a love for the environment and our place within it in everything we do.

· Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with.

Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.

About the Project

Forth Environment Link is looking for a dynamic team to work as part of a LEADER co-operation funded project. We are recruiting both a Coordinator and an Officer, to deliver this exciting new local food initiative. FEL is funded by Forth Valley & Lomond, Perth & Kinross, Fife, and Scottish Borders LEADER Programmes in partnership with The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development to support and enable communities to develop and run their own online local food markets. The project will also organise and facilitate producer & host network meetings across participating regions, deliver training sessions and organise an annual network gathering.

This project utilises the Neighbourfood Platform, formerly The Food Assembly.

About the Role

Working as part of the project team, you will be responsible for developing and delivering the project in participating regions, supporting communities to start and run their own Online Local Food Market. You will deliver cascade training to local food market communities, organise producer and host networks and meetings across participating regions, support a network of community local food market hosts, organise yearly Scottish Gatherings. Develop and deliver the marketing and PR for the project.

This post is a full time position, working 35 hours per week, fixed term until 1st November 2020

We are looking for someone who:

· Is passionate about the environment and local food systems

· Is motivated and proactive

· Has excellent organisational skills

· With community engagement experience

· And, experience working with local community food initiatives and or local food producers

Shortlist
Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Active Travel Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Stirling and Falkirk
  • Closing 15th July 2018

Location: Based primarily between FEL Main Office at Balallan House, 24 Allan Park, Stirling, FK8 2QG; and FEL Falkirk Offices at 199a-203 High Street, Falkirk FK1 1DU.

Working as part of FEL’s senior management team to develop and enhance the organisation’s profile and reputation within its core areas of activity. The Active Travel Development Manager will be responsible for projects and staff, ensuring delivery is effective and efficient. The post holder will also support the Executive Director with developing and implementing the organisations strategic vision and fundraising requirements.

You will have experience of working within a dynamic and expanding organisation. A pro-active, flexible and adaptable approach will be essential as you support an organisation with people and communities at its heart.

You will work closely with the FEL management team to ensure that FEL’s programme activity is delivered in accordance with agreed strategic aims and objectives.

You will have line management responsibility for a small, dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Alongside the Executive Director, you will help deliver and develop a comprehensive Active Travel function for the organisation, reflecting the ambitions the Board and Management team have for FEL’s continued growth and long-term sustainability.

This post is a full time position, working 35 hours per week, fixed term until 31st March 2020 (This post is likely to continue subject to securing additional funding)

We are looking for someone who:

· Is passionate about active travel, sustainability and the environment

· Is motivated and proactive

· Has excellent organisational skills

· With management experience

· And, experience with Active Travel Initiatives

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Officer – Stirling Active Travel Hub

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,950
  • Stirling
  • Closing 2nd September 2018

Stirling Active Travel Hub

Forth Environment Link is looking for a motivated active travel ambassador to work as part of Stirling Active Travel Hub team, funded by Transport Scotland, to promote walking and cycling as means of active travel. Based at Stirling Train Station, the Hub provides information and resources on cycling, walking and low carbon travel; it provides advice and access to training; and develops partnerships and events in the local community designed to encourage more people to actively travel.

Project Officer – Stirling Active Travel Hub

Working as part of the Stirling Active Travel Hub team, you will work closely with key local stakeholders to provide cycle and walking-related information and referral services to the public as well as planning and delivering outreach activities. You will be a key member of staff running Stirling Active Travel Hub and ensuring it is a professional, well maintained facility whilst also being a lively, exciting space in which people like to spend time and that it retains its reputation as an exemplar project leading the way in encouraging behaviour change in relation to Active Travel.

You will take a lead in shaping the services offered from the Hub as well as supporting Hub outreach activities. Working alongside the Hub Co-ordinator you will help to identify new cycling and walking demonstration projects which will ensure Stirling Active Travel Hub remains at the forefront of Active Travel Hub development in Scotland. The post is fixed term until 31st March 2019, extension of contract subject to the confirmation of additional funding

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