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Working at Friends of the Earth Jobs and volunteering

We know that when you choose to work for us it's more than just a job.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, raise awareness and drive solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.

Connecting more than 2 million people in 75 countries, we are transforming the efforts of communities all over the world into global action for change.

Come and join us

We are always on the look-out for passionate, talented people to join the Friends of the Earth family to help us achieve our goals.

Come and join us. You'd be joining a charity with awards for being one of Britain's top employers and a Living Wage employer.

How to apply

At Friends of the Earth we welcome applications from as diverse a group as possible. We’re looking for people who are passionate about the environment and who can demonstrate that they have the skills we need.

When applying for any role, you should refer to the job description and person specification in your application. The best way to do this is to tell us how you meet each essential criterion in the person specification and try to link it to some of the main responsibilities listed. This will make it easier for the hiring manager to see how you fit the role.


We offer a generous selection of benefits, including:

  • Employer pension contribution of up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eye care
  • Flexible working
  • Season ticket loan


We love our volunteers.

We’re hugely grateful when you give us your time and skills.

Come and create some memorable experiences with us.

Diversity and equal opportunities

Friends of the Earth is an equal opportunities employer. We’re especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement, including:

  • Black and minority ethnic people.
  • Disabled people.
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
  • Women in senior positions.

Current vacancies

Campaign Activism Advisor

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-617

Role type: Fixed Term

Location: London, Midlands - West, North West, Northern Ireland, South East, South West, Wales

The Campaign Activism Team shape and deliver our priority campaigns to ensure that we are always growing and deepening our activist network and putting people power and climate justice at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a Campaign Activism Advisor to join us on a 12mth FTC.

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Applications Specialist

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-612

Role type: Permanent

Location: Wales, London Central, South West, South East, Northern Ireland, North West, Midlands - West, London

We’re looking for a highly motivated Applications Specialist who will proactively pursue business process improvements and will be responsible for the escalation support of our core business applications. 

Applications close

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