Charity registered in Scotland SC042646
Over the last 7 years Forward Coupar Angus (FCA) has delivered a range of environmental and social projects in the town and has recently created a qualification in Climate Literacy. FCA is now looking to link the legacy of these previous projects with a new project based on providing training to deliver the Climate Literacy qualification; to further develop market garden; promote active travel and to work more closely with pupils in Blairgowrie High School and it’s feeder primary schools and to establish a Low Carbon Centre.
To lead the development of cycling and Active Travel related activities in Coupar Angus with the aim of reducing the carbon footprint of the town.
With funding from the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF), FCA are now seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to act as an Active Travel Leader for the Training for a Sustainable and Carbon saving Community project.
The Active Travel Leader will work in close partnership with the Project Manager, Training Leader and Growing Leader also funded by the CCF as part of the Training for a Sustainable and Carbon saving Community Project.
Further details about the organisation and the role can be found in the Job Description below.
Forward Coupar Angus (FCA) is an innovative community Development Trust founded to improve the economic, social and environmental sustainability of the town of Coupar Angus and its immediate surrounding area. Our principal objective is to create opportunities that can enhance our community, whilst promoting initiatives aimed at improving people’s lives.
We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person to take up the post of Development Officer to consolidate a range of projects, implement strategic development, engage with the local community groups and wider public and to help the trust to build its capacity and become more self-sufficient in the future. This role is funded by Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund (ICF).
Working with the FCA Trustees you will play a leading role in delivering the strategic objectives of the ICF project. You will play a leading role in raising the profile of the Trust and building on existing communications channels to enhance community links and promote the town. You will attend Trust meetings and on occasion, will be required to represent the Trust externally. You will develop and put in place a robust membership and affiliation package and develop a plan to make the Trust more self-sufficient in future years.
The Development Officer will have line management responsibility for the Finance Officer and Administrator.
The post will take forward engagement and consultation initiatives within our community, building relationships with our funding partners and collaborating with local, regional and national organisations in line with FCA’s objectives.