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Administration Officer

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a leading national charity. The Small Woods Association supports and promotes sustainable woodlands and is based in Coalbrookdale, Telford. Established for over 30 years, we run a range of programmes that support woodland management for people and wildlife, woodland training and career development, as well as social forestry activities that promote educational inclusion, health and wellbeing.

We are looking for a capable and flexible individual to join our team. You will provide key administration functions, including database and records management and to be a key point of contact for the Association’s members. This really is an ideal role for a well organised individual who enjoys contact with the public, and who would welcome the opportunity to work within a lively environmental and social charity.

Based at the Green Wood Centre, our beautiful site in the World Heritage Site in Ironbridge, Shropshire; amongst other benefits, the site boasts a café and active hub for local community and volunteers; and a great quality of working life.

Salary: £15,387 Full Time. Salary is negotiable, based on experience.

Applications should be sent to to the attention of Deb Cheetham.

Job Description: Admin Officer – Job Description October 2018

Application Form:Admin Officer Application Form Oct 2018

Deadline for completed applications – 12 noon 12th October 2018

Interviews to be held on the 18th October 2018


Building Better Opportunities Project Officer (Engagement officer)

The position will be based at the Green Wood Centre in Coalbrookdale,Telford. Working with commissioning agencies and individuals with a range of backgrounds and support needs, the engagement officer will assess the eligibility of individuals, help raise self-esteem, confidence and social skills and monitor participants progress. The Engagement Officer will support economically inactive participants progress into volunteering, training or employment.

Salary : £21,000 pa  pro rata

Contract: Part time 16 hours per week. Fixed term part time October 2018 – June 2019

This post is funded by the Lottery Fund and European Social Fund

Job Description: Job desciption – Engagement offier Sept 18 ( A)

Application form: Application form Engagment officer

For further information or an application form please contact

Closing date Monday 1st October 2018





Volunteer Woodland Interns at the Green Wood Centre

Small Woods Association are providing an opportunity to gain experience within the woodland and greenwood craft sector for volunteer woodland interns.

Rolling program – 6 week blocks.

No direct experience required but would have volunteered or trained in a related discipline.
Keen to learn and gain experience within the woodland and Green wood craft sector.

Work program:
Woodland Interns will work 4 days a week which may include weekends and will undertake:

  • Support training manger promote training courses and woodland initiatives
  • Prepare tools and materials for craft and woodland courses
  • Assist course tutors to undertake Woodland management and Greenwood Craft courses
  • Undertake Woodland management, timber extraction and processing
  • Undertake a craft based project.

Work experience will be based at the Green Wood Centre, Station Road Coalbrookdale. Telford. TF8 7DR. Accommodation is available so please enquire.

Further details:
Contact Richard Thomason Tel. 01952 432769, email.

Please send your CV along with a statement of why you would like to take part in a Small Woods Association internship to: email.