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We aim to advertise environmentally focused job opportunities whilst also considering creative roles that focus on the same values.

This job board priorities opportunities for communities who are underrepresented within the environmental sector, this includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. We hope our job board can support members from our community to have better access to opportunities within the environmental sector.

We are a small organisation of volunteers doing this work in our spare time around full-time jobs and responsibilities, we will aim to have the roles up once every two weeks, but please have patient. We advice not sharing the role with us if you are going to close the role in under 7 days from when you submit.

(We only include roles that are clear about the salary provided and expectation from those applying within the role, so please be as clear as possible with your language.)

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Job Board

 

Paid opportunities

Public Programmes Manager

The Garden Museum                           Closing date: 10 January 2022

 Part-time / permanent                          

 Salary: £17.4K per annum (the pro-rata of £29K Full Time Equivalent)

                                   

As a self-funded, independent Museum, the main purpose of this role is to generate income and develop our audience through the delivery of an exciting and effective annual Public Programme of events; talks, workshops, and courses.

Organisation, collaboration and innovation are fundamental to the success of the role.

The Public Programme is central to the life of the Museum, complementing the Garden Museum’s other programmes of festivals & fairs, Learning (including Food Learning), and community events which are led by other members of the team.

                                                                                        

Growing young black leadership – Tutor Training

Voyage Youth                         

North West London                        

Voyage is proud to announce its plans to expand and offer young people access to new leadership experiences, courses and workshops in Voyage.

To support our expansion plans we are planning an immersive training course to on board potential tutors, trainers and mentors to join our ranks and become part of a new team transforming outcomes for our young people and helping them reverse some of the trends we see in the media.

Our training will take place on Saturday afternoon and commence on the 15th January 2022 from 12- 4pm.

Incredible Edible Lambeth                      Closing date: 19 January 2022

At home and/or at a hot desk at International House           

Salary: £10.85 an hour x 7 hours a week

Hours: Flexible 

 

This would be an excellent post for someone who wants to learn more about food growing and to help build community.

In the next year we want to expand food growing in the borough with the aim that more people are able to grow more food, particularly on the borough’s housing estates.

Pecan                                                Closing date:  17 January 2022

Peckham, London                                    Salary: £28K - 35K per annum

21 hours per week

You will develop and articulate our campaigns through developing digital and traditional media focus on ending poverty. You will take forward our current level of social media output and help further craft our approach to message. This role is suitable for someone looking to take their first step into management.

Main responsibilities: 

  • Develop digital content for fundraising campaigns

  • Develop digital and traditional marketing material

  • Manage website and social media outputs

  • Develop and deliver communications strategy

Groundwork UK                                         Closing date: 14 January 2022   South and North Tyneside                                  Salary: £30K per annum

30 hours per week                                                  

 

As an environmental charity Groundwork has set an ambitious target to be carbon zero in operations by 2030. The successful candidate will be passionate about the environment, sustainability, and inspiring people to be part of the solution to climate change. 

This role is part funded by The National Lottery through The National Lottery Community Fund. Working as part of the Better Places Team, the post holder will manage a delivery team in South Tyneside with specific responsibility for operations of environmental services. This includes the Groundwork Shop, developing a strategic partnership to remodel bulky waste collections services, engaging local residents and communities in Climate Action and green space improvement projects.

The post holder will also drive forward our Carbon Action plan, delivered jointly in partnership with Groundwork Northeast and Cumbria. Key elements of the role will include identifying and advising on carbon reduction opportunities such as adaptation of operations, carbon offsetting and carbon sequestration, whilst evaluating the success of measures implemented against our carbon baseline.

Surrey Dock Farm                                 Closing date: 19 January 2022   

Part-Time, 7 hours per week  (Sunday)         Salary: £25K per annum (pro rata)                                                     

We’re recruiting a Youth Worker to deliver our established youth club that welcomes twenty 8-13 year olds on Sundays. The Youth Worker will support and champion young people from across Southwark, helping to deliver an engaging and ambitious Youth Programme. The Youth Worker will create ongoing opportunities for local young people, challenging them to develop new skills, realise their potential, contribute to the local community, work effectively in a team, and learn about farming, food and the natural environment.

This is a part time post, the successful candidate will be employed for 7 hours per week on a Sunday. The youth clubs run from 10am-12:30pm and 2pm-4:30pm with ten young people per session.

Please be aware all roles will require two written references and an enhanced DBS check in line with our Safeguarding Policy.

Researcher - Jumping Fences Project

Ecological Land Cooperative/ Land In Our Names             

 Closing date: 14 January 2022

part-time  (7.5 hours per day) work up until January 2023                              Salary: £29.8K per annum                                                   

Jumping Fences - understanding and addressing the barriers to access to land for agroecological farming for Black people and people of colour (BPOC) in Britain.

The Jumping Fences project is a collaboration between Land In Our Names, Land Workers’ Alliance and Ecological Land Cooperative that addresses issues of land and food justice as they relate to BPOC in Britain. 

It aims to carry out research into the experiences of BPOC who have been able to set up growing businesses and projects, as well as those who would like to pursue this life, to find out what motivated them to do this, what their challenges were, how they overcame them, and what more can be done to enable BPOC new entrants to farming to gain access to land in peri-urban and rural spaces.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew               Closing date: 19 January 2022

part-time, 21.6 hours per week              Salary: £38.2K- £41.8k per annum 

 

Grow Wild’s Communication Executive will develop, manage and deliver a marketing and communications strategy and content both digitally and on-the-ground to inspire target audiences to take part in activities and celebrate their involvement in projects and opportunities.

During 2022, Grow Wild will achieve at least 300,000 positive actions for nature within our target audiences. Grow Wild will also deliver new outreach learning activities with additional funding from private, public and corporate contributions.

The successful applicant will have proven experience of creating and promoting inspiring online experiences that drive public engagement and action.

We’re looking for a successful track record of managing audience journeys to earn participation and commitment, including using websites and supporter databases. As well as notable achievements with partnership working and producing copy and printed resources.

Volunteer opportunities

 

Possible UK                                  Closing date: 5 February 2022

Remote                                                        Unpaid, part-time

We are proud to be partnering with Possible (legal name, the 10:10 Foundation) a charity that enables people to take practical action on climate change and combines these local actions to inspire a more innovative approach to the issue at every level of society. 

If you also have the desire to tackle the climate crisis this is a great opportunity to join their Board as a new Trustee.   The Board currently comprises nine trustees with a range of expertise from campaigning, business, science, engineering and fundraising, they provide ongoing strategic direction, critical challenge and helping hands to ensure that Possible continues to steer it’s work with the size of impact the climate crisis demands. 

 

Possible is specifically looking for a Trustee with a background and ability to advise in corporate sustainability, CSR or ESG and/or contacts. 

Previous Board or charity experience is not necessary – full training will be provided, and you will be partnered with a mentor who will provide you with support and guidance in your trustee appointment, diversity of thought and lived experience is more important to Possible’s mission.

Forest Farm Peace Garden                     Closing date: 26 January 2022

Hainault

Part-time, Volunteer

Join our team of buddy volunteers to support the ecotherapy programme at Forest Farm Peace Garden on a Wednesday or a Friday. 

Volunteers are at the heart of what we do and make a huge difference to the service that we offer. Becoming a buddy is an opportunity to gain skills and hands-on experience in support work and social and therapeutic gardening. Our ecotherapy programme supports people with mental health recovery needs such as depression, anxiety and isolation. Buddy volunteers provide support to service users in the garden, may lead or co-lead an activity or workshop and help with the general running of garden sessions. 

We provide two days free training for new buddies - upcoming dates for 2020 are: Wednesday 2nd and 9th February 2022

All buddies that join our ecotherapy team, after completing the training, are required to undertake an enhanced DBS check arranged by FFPG.

Environmental Justice Foundation             

Fixed-term (3 months, 2 days per week)                             

Are you passionate about ending the climate crisis, defending the world's ocean and wildlife, and protecting human rights?

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to contribute to our ocean, climate and wildlife campaigns. You will be researching relevant organisations and individuals to support our campaigning work, researching and writing social media posts and blogs, and contributing creatively to new ways of getting our message as far as possible.

  • Research and write social media posts for our ocean, climate and wildlife campaigns

  • Research and write messages aimed at high-profile individuals and organisations for our fossil fuel subsidies campaign, aiming to stop the funding of climate chaos

  • Research and write blogs across EJF's campaigns

  • Work with EJF's communications and film teams to develop new ideas for telling our stories and encouraging action

Volunteers For Future                               Closing date: 20 February 2022  London based                                                      4-6 hours per month

We are looking to recruit new trustees in 2021, to join our current team of innovative and pragmatic Board members. We are seeking to appoint Board members based on their experience and knowledge in the following areas: charity fundraising; tourism; human resources; community development and engagement.

 

We are also looking to diversify the Board and we would be very interested in applicants who are: Gaelic speakers; women; BAME or other under-represented groups. Applications are particularly welcome from those aged 18-45 to increase the age diversity of the board and reflect the community in which we work. Successful candidates will have a passion for conservation and be aligned with the values and ethos of the organisation. Your ability to support strategic direction will be important, as will your desire to act as an ambassador for Trees for Life. Ideally, candidates will be based in the Scottish Highlands. 

Other opportunities

 

Greenpeace is recruiting new Greenpeace Youth Speakers (aged 18-25)

Green Peace  UK                                   Deadline Monday 31 January 2022

 

A great opportunity to develop new skills, get involved with Greenpeace campaigns and deliver talks to inspire people across the country to take action to protect our planet.

 

If you’re interested please read more about the role in the Greenpeace Youth Speaker role description. 

 

Start your application now by completing this application form and make sure you submit it by the application deadline on Monday 31 January 2021.

 

Career progression within the environmental sector

Black Geographers /Delta Simons                  Event: Thursday 27th January 

                                                                           6PM - 7:30PM

                                                 

Join our 1st careers workshop of 2022 with environmental consultants at Delta Simons on Career progression within the environmental sector. Find out who Delta-Simons are, what they do and ask current consultants questions about their career.

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