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Reference: 72919

Date Added: 1 October 2019
Closing Date: 26 October 2019

Job Title: Programme Coordinator – South West England and Wales

Working For: Action for Conservation

Location: Bristol

Salary: £20,000-£22,000 per annum depending on experience plus benefits

Job Details

About Action for Conservation

We are at a critical moment in our earth’s history, and it’s never been more important to empower every young person to fight for their future and the future of the planet. Action for Conservation is an innovative young charity using pioneering approaches to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders. We work with young people from diverse backgrounds to build a youth movement committed to the earth.

About the role

This is an exciting role for a self-motivated individual who shares our passion for youth-led solutions to the climate and environmental crisis. The Programme Coordinator will lead on the delivery of our core programmes in South West England and Wales and support with other emerging areas of our work. You will act as an educator, role model and mentor to young people whilst supporting them to take practical action to tackle environmental issues, develop their unique voices as young changemakers and help transform the sector from the inside out.

Read more about the job here.

Why work with us?

You’ll be joining a young, mission-driven team who truly love what they do. Working with young people is always rewarding, sometimes challenging and never boring, and you’ll get to experience first-hand the positive impact that our work has. It goes without saying that we work hard, but we also maintain a positive work-life balance and spend lots of time outdoors. You’ll receive 28 days annual leave including public holidays, 4 paid annual volunteer days, quarterly team ‘action days’, away weekends, access to flexible working, training, development and career progression opportunities and a work place pension.

Our commitment to diversity

Diversity is one of our core values as an organisation and we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We also recognise that the climate and ecological crisis disproportionately impacts minority and/or marginalised communities – yet these voices are largely underrepresented in the sector. We therefore encourage applicants from people currently underrepresented in the environmental movement and on our team, including people of colour, disabled people and LGBT+ people.

Closing Date: 26 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: 7th/8th November 2019
Interview location: The Watershed, Bristol

Start date: as soon as possible

Application Details

For more information, please download the Job Description below and read more about Action for Conservation. If you think this is the right role for you, please send the following to careers@actionforconservation.org with the subject line, ‘Programme Coordinator’:

  1. Your CV, including contact details for two referees
  2. A cover letter of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the role, addressed to the Programme Manager

Referees will only be contacted after interview and prior to appointment.

Job Description
About Action for Conservation

Website: http://actionforconservation.org

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