We currently have the following vacancies:

Kilfinan Community Forest Community Forester (full time – 35 hours)

Kilfinan Community Forest is a charity and social enterprise that has been set up to care for 552 hectares of land with and for the local community through sustainable practices. Kilfinan Community Forest is a working forest dedicated to land and rural regeneration. We are a busy project offering the local community diverse opportunities to access the forest from woodland crofting, paths and recreational activities, community allotments, onsite employment at our own sawmill outdoor education experiences and affordable housing.

We are looking for a friendly and approachable person ideally with proven, practical forestry or land management experience to undertake the role of community forester and help us bring to life the vision to plant and nurture a healthy and diverse forest landscape. We are looking for someone who shares our ethos and way of working – someone who supports community ownership and management and is committed to making that a success. We will also consider recent graduate foresters for this position.

Main job activities will be to lead on all practical and operational aspects of forest management including preparing sites for planting, co-ordinating work plans and contractors, collecting forest data and keeping appropriate records, liaising with the community and managing volunteers.

Closing date for applications will be Friday December 10th at 5pm. Interviews will be held on week beginning 13th December

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us: board@kcfc.scot

Kilfinan Community Forest Project Co-ordinator (Part time – 21hrs)

We are looking for a great communicator and organiser to help co-ordinate forest activities, engage with the local community and help our organisation to grow and offer our community more.

Job activities include supporting and managing staff, managing contracts, supporting the local community to engage with the forest, managing funds and fundraising, co-ordinating local events and managing our website and social media presence.

Closing date for applications is Friday December 10th at 5pm. Interviews will be held on week beginning 13th December

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us: board@kcfc.scot

Website maintenance

KCFC are looking for someone to take on a one off price of IT work. Uploading and naming approximately 100 documents to a WordPress website. Work will include a bit of organising a page structure to store all the documents. Basic WordPress and IT skills needed.

For further details, contact Marylou at board@kcfc.scot