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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 need to have experience in both purchase and sales ledger administration, together with extensive booking keeping knowledge. A working use of Quick Books is essential. This really is an ideal role for a well organised individual who has a meticulous attention to detail, 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: circa £18-20K pro rata, part time 15-16 hours per week

Please see application form attached

Finance & Admin Assistant – Job Description June 2020

Finance & Admin Assistant Application Form June 2020

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

Deadline for completed applications – 25 June 2020

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.