Selkirk Regeneration SCIO
Selkirk Regeneration SCIO

Charity registered in Scotland SC037397

Selkirk Regeneration SCIO is a community-based charitable company, started in 2009 with the principal aim of improving the quality of life in and around Selkirk. We initiate and support several projects that range from physical improvements, renewable energy proposals, the arts, and recently a book of historic photographs.

Current vacancies

Project Manager – Sustainable Selkirk

  • Full time
  • £27,500 – £29,500
  • Selkirk
  • Closing 19th August 2022

Sustainable Selkirk is a project initiated and managed by Selkirk Regeneration SCIO, a community-based charitable organisation in the Scottish Borders. This post is funded by The National Lottery Community Led Fund to tackle one of Selkirk Regeneration’s prime objectives, bringing benefit to the people of Selkirk and surroundings through sustainable development towards a low-carbon future.

Sustainable Selkirk supports the community in Selkirk and surrounding area to make sustainable lifestyle changes through home energy savings, sustainable travel, climate awareness, climate action and recycling.

Since it began in June 2020, Sustainable Selkirk has delivered:

  • the Selkirk Community Energy Advice Centre
  • home energy assessments, advice and visits
  • e-bike trials
  • talks and workshops on various aspects of practical sustainability
  • led walks in and around Selkirk
  • fuel-efficient driving training
  • bike maintenance classes

The project is funded until March 2024 by The National Lottery’s Community Led Fund and Together For Our Planet Fund, and subject to additional funding, will grow further and continue beyond this point.

THE PROJECT MANAGER:

The Project Manager will assist Selkirk Regeneration in leading and managing Sustainable Selkirk, to raise awareness of energy, transport and other climate-related issues. The Project Manager will have responsibility for developing, implementing and managing actions in response to these issues, including managing the Selkirk Community Energy Advice Centre and its staff and volunteers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

The Project Manger, on behalf of Selkirk Regeneration, will be responsible for developing and implementing detailed action plans within the local community, including the following specific tasks:

  • engage with local community groups, including young people, on energy- and climate-related issues
  • plan and implement a programme of meetings / information events to raise awareness of energy and climate issues, how to achieve home energy savings and to promote low-carbon and active travel
  • encourage and co-ordinate local community participation in measures to reduce Selkirk’s carbon footprint
  • evaluate and keep records of all events, visits, meetings and the resultant carbon reduction outcomes
  • assist in recruiting and managing staff and volunteers to implement a range of project tasks
  • day-to-day management of the Project budget
  • provide regular Project progress reports to the Selkirk Regeneration Board of Trustees
  • engage with the media to raise the profile of the project
  • advise on possible funding to secure sustainable continuation of the project
  • support and promote Selkirk Regeneration’s aims and activities within the community

Please download the Job description below to find out more abut the role.

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