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6mths Fixed Term Contract, Full Time
Location: Cumbria, Homeworking
We are looking for a Community Organiser to join us on a 6-month fixed term contract.
The main purpose of this role is supporting local communities in implementing impactful campaigns and community organising at a grassroots level in Cumbria to tackle the climate emergency. The community organiser will work closely with existing campaign groups in Cumbria, organising training and providing development and ongoing support as needed for each community they work with.
The role will require someone with hands-on experience of working with community groups. They will also have experience of working with volunteers and activists, as individuals and/or within campaign and community groups, and of managing relationships at a grassroots level with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
You will also need campaign delivery, organisation and facilitation skills along with experience of developing the skills and confidence of others through training, facilitation and coaching. An understanding of the Cumbrian context would be an advantage.
For more information, please refer to the job description.
Closing date: Sunday 16th May 2021 (23:59)
Interviews: w/c 24th May 2021
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.
Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.