Job Opportunity Grants and Outreach Officer for 18 -24 year olds

Cotswolds National Landscape is advertising for an exciting new role; Grants & Outreach Officer. The role is perfect for someone looking to make their first step into the environmental sector. The successful candidate will co-lead Caring for the Cotswolds; their in house small grants scheme, work on improving access for communities inside and outside the Cotswolds and gain valuable skills and experience by working with their conservation and education teams. The job starts in April 2023 and is a one year fixed contract until March 2024.

The role is one of 70 new jobs nationwide and is part of the ‘New to Nature’ scheme led by Groundwork UK. The scheme aims to increase the diversity of young people (18-25) entering the environmental sector. As such, they are particularly interested in receiving applications from young people who are from ethnically diverse backgrounds, who are living with a disability, or are from low income households. This role requires no previous experience, as a full training programme will be offered.

Job advert, vacancy placement pack and application here:

Job Vacancy: Administrative Assistant @ Cotswolds Discovery Centre

Job title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Cotswolds Discovery Centre @ the Old Prison, Northleach, Gloucestershire
Job description/advert attached
Contact: or 01451 862000
Apply : via our website
Closing date: Noon on Thursday 9th March



Job Vacancy – Cafe & Retail Manager

Café & Retail Manager

To manage the Cotswold Lion Cafe at the Discovery Centre, Northleach
£23,002 – £27,333, 37 hours a week

After a very successful two years of operating the Cotswold Lion Café, the Conservation Board is looking to appoint a full time Café & Retail Manager to help build upon that success.

They said: “This is a wonderful opportunity to work in the heart of the Cotswolds where the Conservation Board’s café and shop is the core welcome to our Cotswolds Discovery Centre, which encourages a greater understanding, appreciation and active enjoyment of the area.”

The closing date for applications is 10.00am Tuesday 5 January 2016. Interviews are scheduled for Monday 11 January, with the post commencing as soon as possible.

For details and an application form, visit: The advert and complete job description are also attached below.

National Trust – Part Time Business Support Job

The National Trust is recruiting for a new part-time (3.5 days/week) Business Support post to be based at Sherborne. The post is a fixed-term contract running to March 2017.

The link to the job details is at and it is also advertised on Reed at

The deadline for applications is 19 August.

Northleach Playgroup Needs New Chair & Treasurer

Note: Northleach Playgroup Committee is a constituted voluntary group with charitable status. The chairperson and treasurer are voluntary roles.

northleach-playgroup-logoNorthleach Playgroup opened in 1992 and provides pre-school education for children within the town and surrounding areas. A voluntary committee made up of parents of children at the group and members of the local community manages the playgroup. The playgroup operates from a purpose-built building with the grounds of Northleach Church of England Primary School and offers funded early education for two, three and four year old children, with currently 34 children on roll.

The current committee can see that in the next 12 months, the playgroup committee are going to be short of two key volunteers to chair and lead the committee and ensure the management of the setting. Ahead of our AGM in July we are seeking volunteers to offer up a few hours each month on the committee – primarily we seek a Chairperson and Treasurer. These roles are well supported by the other eight members of the committee. Details of the roles can be found in summary below. It is important to stress that if these roles aren’t filled then the future of Northleach Playgroup will be under threat. We are writing to appeal to anyone who feels they can assist, please contact me at the number below so that I can explain the roles further.

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Staff Wanted @ Cotswold Lion Cafe

cotswold-lion-cafe-210The Cotswold Lion Café is looking for café staff to become part of its friendly team at the Cotswold Lion Café housed in The Old Prison, Northleach.

They said “Recently under new management, we are looking to develop our offering and build our already strong customer base. We want someone enthusiastic, positive and passionate about excellent customer service as well as great food.”

Previous customer service experience is preferred; if you do not have the experience but have a great attitude you will be considered. Hours can be very flexible; the café is open between 9.30am – 4.30pm, closed on Monday during the winter months. The role will include but not be limited to serving customers, organising stock, maintaining the overall appearance of the café and assisting with events as and when required. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their customer service skills and who enjoys meeting new people daily.

Please contact Café Manager – Jess
Telephone – 01451 861563
Email –
Address – The Old Prison, Fosse Way, Northleach, GLOS, GL54 3JH