Wednesday 20 December 2017

Our Common Cause: Our Upland Commons: Contracts Available  for 4 Area Facilitators

The Foundation for Common Land and its partners in the Our Common Cause project wish to appoint an individual, or individuals, or an organisation on a contract basis to take forward the development of elements of the second round of a Heritage Lottery Fund Heritage Grant project across specific areas of upland common land.

There are four regional roles in England available - one each in Dartmoor, Shropshire, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. The individuals appointed will need to work closely with the other Local Facilitators, the Project Development Manager and a range of stakeholders represented on the national Our Common Cause Partnership and Area Groups. These are part time roles for 10 days per month for a 20 month period.

The successful applicant will have good communication skills and have some understanding of commoning and commons. The main purpose of the role is to facilitate improved relationships and better understanding between the various parties with an interest in common land in order to reduce conflict and move towards better outcomes for all. In addition each Area Facilitator will be expected to take a project wide lead role in one specialised area from the following environmental heritage ,land management/practical skills, training and skills development, interpretation and communications, audience development & community / youth engagement.

Deadline for submissions: noon on 22nd January 2018 to joy@foundationforcommonland.org.uk

You can download the role descriptions here.