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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.

Benefits

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

Volunteering

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


Activism and Community Campaigns Officer

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-591

Role type: Permanent

Location: East Anglia

We are currently recruiting for an Activism and Community Campaigns Officer to lead and inspire grassroots action and community campaigns in Northern Ireland.

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Front End Developer

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-577

Role type: Fixed Term

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

We are currently recruiting for a talented Front End Developer to join our Digital Production and Delivery team on 12 month fixed term contract.

As Front End Developer you will be responsible for using the latest technologies to develop, support, maintain and improve web-based applications, solutions and presence at Friends of the Earth.

 

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Youth Board Member

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-590

Role type: Volunteer

Location: South East, North West, North East, Midlands - West, Midlands - East, London, East Anglia

As we strive to protect the environment and tackle climate change at this critical time, we are looking to appoint our first ever Youth Board member (aged 18-25 years) to join the Friends of the Earth Board.

Sharing responsibility with other Board members, this is a governance role at a senior organisational level that involves reviewing and evaluating our campaigning strategy and how successfully we are growing our movement of activists and supporters. We are especially looking for a young person’s perspective to guide the development of our campaigning and activism work with a wide range of young people.

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