Education and Community Outreach Officer
Be part of a new and ambitious project to reduce the risk of flooding to properties in south London while inspiring communities and educating the next generation in sustainable water management.
South East Rivers Trust are looking for an engaging Education and Community Outreach Officer to join the SuDs in Sutton’s Schools project (SiSS) which will disconnect 4.5 ha of impermeable hard surfaces from the surface water network by installing a range of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) located in the grounds of seven local schools. You will work with project partners to facilitate the smooth delivery of SiSS on the ground, engaging the schools in the design process to create SuDS that will be used as a teaching resource to educate children on water management and the River Wandle. You will engage the wider community on water management, particularly how smaller SuDS interventions can be installed at home, assisting them with their delivery, inspiring the local area to become more permeable and create a landscape that is more resilient to climate change.
Deadline to apply: 12pm, 23rd November 2017
To find out more about the role and how to apply, please download the full Job Description below.