Community Hub Support Team (Cleanup Crew) for CleanupUK

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Contract Type: Contract / Temporary

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Home-based

Salary: £16 Per Hour

Salary Type: Fixed Salary

Location: Regionwide

Role description: Assistant

Job description

There are part-time roles available with community litter picking charity CleanupUK, who need help in their mission to engage people in looking after their local environment. 

If you have a few hours a week to spend encouraging local communities and organisations to litter pick, then this could really suit you.  

Are you a community-minded person who is energetic, reliable and enjoys being outside? 

We are recruiting a Community Hub Support Team, to work closely with our partner organisations in one of the following locations to encourage local litter picking via our Cleanup Hub network: 

  • Tendring 

  • Plymouth 

  • Thanet

  • Birmingham 

  • West Midlands (Including Birmingham) 

  • Northeast England – Preferably in or around Newcastle or Tees Valley 

Cleanup hubs are spaces to store equipment for volunteer groups and individuals in the community to use. By hosting this equipment and loaning it out, hubs are championing volunteering in the community and promoting litter picking. CleanupUK provide equipment and promotional support to help get them started and engaging local people. 

We are keen to find cheerful people, with a sense of fun, who care about the environment and enjoy chatting to people of all backgrounds. 

Main Purpose of the Role: 

  • To represent CleanupUK at a local level by attending litter picking events and supporting the development of the Cleanup Hub network. 

  • Meeting with and supporting potential and existing community partner organisations and the communities they work in to help increase the number of people litter picking locally. 

Key Tasks include: 

  • Liaising with Cleanup Hubs and communities as required 

  • Attending events and reporting back to CleanpUK’s Operational Team. 

  • Helping to keep active records of the litter picking that is taking place, such as taking photos for our social media channels  

  • Promoting the project locally, both on the ground and online. 

  • Online research to help us to identify new community partners, and attending online or face to face meetings with new prospective partners 

  • Attending monthly team meetings online 

  • Occasional support to CleanupUK’s corporate partnership team may also be required such as leading a litter picking for a company.  

Please refer to the attached Job description and person specification. Applications for the role can only be made via the Charity Job website.  The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th March 2024. 

About CleanupUK 

We support communities to come together, and form locally led litter picking initiatives to tackle the litter problem in their neighbourhood and strengthen their community.  

We do this by:   

  • Setting up Cleanup Hubs in the most littered areas of need 

  • Supporting community litter picking groups to start, grow, or sustain their activities by providing information and advice 

  • Creating an online network for litter pickers across the UK to share ideas and celebrate their achievements. 

About our team: 

We’re a small, friendly team committed to supporting volunteer litter pickers across the country. We each work remotely across the country.  

About Cleanup Hubs 

Cleanup hubs are spaces to store equipment for volunteer groups and individuals in the community to use. By hosting this equipment and loaning it out, organisations are championing volunteering in the community and promoting litter picking. We’ve already launched 50 Cleanup Hubs from Hastings to Hartlepool and are aiming to set up another 50 in 2024. It’s an exciting time to join CleanupUK!  

Applications for the role can only be made via the Charity Job website, via the link below, please ensure you attach a covering letter with your application stating why you're suitable for this position, referring to the person specification. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th March 2024.

Please apply here; https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs?keywords=CleanupUK&location=Tetbury&radius=20&jobId=953613

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