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Opportunity: Environmental Auditor

An exciting opportunity to attend a 1-day Environmental Auditing training session and put your new skills into practice by auditing the Francis Crick Institute!

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical research institute helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer. Teams of staff at the Institute have been taking part in Green Impact, an environmental accreditation programme and we are looking for students for become environmental auditors and see just what steps have been put in place to make the Institute a sustainable place to work.


Wildlife Interpreter

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Discover Hampstead Heath and learn about nature and conservation. As a Wildlife Interpreter you’ll deliver lots of fun activities outdoors with visitors from our interpretation bikes. Take part in bird watching, pond-dipping, lead guided walks and much more.

DIY Renewable Workshop Assistant

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

Opportunity: Crew Member

There are public roles such as skipper or crew, bookings management and marketing, practical roles such as maintenance, painting, electrics, woodworking, training, sign writing, decorating, cleaning and laundry, administrative roles such as grant and sponsorship applications, bookkeeping, crew-rostering, publicity design and production, web design and special event planning and general roles such as attendance at canal festivals and events to assist with the smooth running and public safety etc. The list goes on.


Opportunity: Ramblers London Press and Radio volunteer

London has a host of media, both local and London-wide, including Time Out and The Standard, BBC Radio London, Capital and local radio stations. Ramblers and walking are not widely featured in any of this media at the moment.

The purpose of this volunteer role is to try and place walking and Ramblers content in some of these publications/ on some of these programmes - be it news items about walking festivals such as the Ramblers’ annual Festival of Winter Walks, people-focused stories about the benefits of walking to health / mental health, pieces about the great places to walk London has to offer, or engaging in the debate around improving the lot of pedestrians through the letters’ pages.

Other Ramblers volunteers will be on hand to support you with news, expertise and ideas from the 25 groups across London and campaigning activity. The London Press and radio volunteer will have the autonomy and flexibility to pursue what interests them about walking and Ramblers in London.


Community Champion

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Repowering London are leaders in community energy. This volunteering opportunity offers the chance to get a real insight in to the inner workings of community energy projects across London. Community engagement is at the heart of everything Repowering do and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about this aspect of community energy. There are also opportunities within our technical, financial and legal teams from time to time.

Crew member

Have great days on the water on a traditional narrowboat!

Our aim is to offer disadvantaged community groups an experience of a canal trip on a traditional narrowboat. We run and maintain ‘Tarporley’ - a historic Northwich narrowboat, converted to carry 12 passengers. We mainly do day or evening trips but also longer ones as passengers & crew can sleep aboard.

Opportunity: Wild East Schools Project Volunteer

The purpose of this role is to support the Wild Schools Schools Officer prepare and deliver inspiring outdoor learning sessions at West Ham Park for local primary schools.


Opportunity: Finance & Admin Volunteer

To juggle a multitude of finance and administrative tasks for the organisation and individual projects - keeping the machine oiled to continue growing our positive solution to climate change and impact on our communities.


Outdoor Education Volunteer

Wild Schools aim to deliver great learning experiences to local primary students through outdoor education.

Using the varied environment of the West Ham Park, sessions are delivered in all primary subjects which are engaging, hands on and memorable. Each session is designed to suit the needs of a specific class in collaboration with the teacher.

So far we have taught over 5000 students outside since the project began in October 2016 in subjects as diverse as maths, art, local history and geography.

Finance & Admin Volunteer

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Repowering create resilient, empowered communities across London with greater control and ownership of their energy generation and usage.

We need help to keep our organisation functioning day-to-day, so we can continue growing community energy in London. You’ll learn how organisations function – a great grounding for an MBA or creating your own start-up. You’ll juggle a wide range of tasks across teams and projects giving you great exposure to an emerging sector.

Opportunity: Go-Greener Volunteer

We need a volunteer to help us go greener and look at how we are recycling and using one-use items to reduce the impact our charity is having on the environment.


Opportunity: DIY Renewable Workshop Assistant

To help build, create and design the teaching materials and assist in the making stage of workshops being delivered in schools.


Wild East Project Volunteer

Do you enjoy working with community groups and children?

Our Wild East project connects people all ages with the hidden nature and history of two well-loved green spaces in East London.

Volunteers engage with families and community groups in a variety of outdoor activities; they will use their creativity to find new ways to engage with the public and will support individual and small groups in discovering wildlife, habitats and the history of these two remarkable places.

In-Schools DIY Renewables Workshop Co-ordinator

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Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation to create sustainable solutions to the problems our planet is facing? We are at PPL PWR. We are a collective who aim to encourage new ideas and technologies to power sustainable change. Our new “DIY Renewables” project is a series of workshops in secondary state schools funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering which allow students to develop engineering skills and create their own product in the theme of sustainable technology.

Opportunity: Outdoor Education Volunteer

Wild Schools aim to deliver great learning experiences to local primary students through outdoor education.

Using the varied environment of the West Ham Park, sessions are delivered in all primary subjects which are engaging, hands on and memorable. Each session is designed to suit the needs of a specific class in collaboration with the teacher.

So far we have taught over 5000 students outside since the project began in October 2016 in subjects as diverse as maths, art, local history and geography.


Opportunity: Communications Volunteer

We need someone with the ideas and skills to bring Repowering’s work to life in print and online materials - to attract more followers, investors, partners, and funders. You will quickly interpret what Repowering are about, and use your cutting-edge skills and ideas to make us stand out.


Camp Volunteer

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Change the lives of children affected by serious illness and their families.

Over The Wall is a national charity that runs camps for seriously ill children. We provide a bit of respite for children whose lives are filled with hospital visits and medication. We rely on our volunteers to help our campers relax and discover they can achieve things they didn’t think they were capable of.

Ramblers London Press and Radio volunteer

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This role will be a great opportunity to learn media and PR skills for the UK’s leading walking charity.

The Ramblers helps everyone, everywhere, enjoy walking and protects the places we all love to walk. We are the only charity dedicated to looking after paths and green spaces, leading walks, opening-up new places to explore and encouraging everyone to get outside and discover how walking boosts your health and your happiness.

Community Volunteer – Energy & Water Specialist

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CREW is a community energy group working with local people to reduce fuel poverty and carbon emissions. Mainly based in SW London (a few minutes on the train from Waterloo), CREW holds Energy Cafés in public buildings and community venues where volunteers advise people on how to reduce their bills, improve their energy efficiency and reduce their water usage at home.

Opportunity: Volunteer School Eco-Team Coordinator

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help deliver our programme in schools. This commitment would see you support a school Eco-Team to take action against the climate and ecological crises. You would help plan and deliver environmental projects, for example to reduce carbon emissions or encourage wildlife and pollinators.


Opportunity: Pin Badge Volunteer

The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, tackling the problems that threaten our environment.
We are the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe with over one million members. Wildlife and the environment face many threats. Our work is focused on the species and habitats that are in the greatest danger.
Our work is driven by the passionate belief that birds and wildlife enrich people’s lives, the health of bird populations is indicative of the health of the planet, on which the future of the human race depends and we all have a responsibility to protect wildlife.
To place and manage five or more pin badge boxes in suitable shops and visitor attractions within your community. We will ask the volunteer to visit these sites every four weeks (at their convenience), count and bank at any post office or Pay Point location and replenish boxes with pin badges.


Education Volunteer

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Surrey Docks Farm is a lively working farm on the river Thames. We are looking for volunteers to support the delivery of our weekend youth clubs. This is a great opportunity for those considering careers in teaching, youth work or environmental education. Join our team and find a bit of countryside right in the centre of the city!

Communications Volunteer

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Repowering create resilient, empowered communities across London with greater control and ownership of their energy generation and usage.

We need specialist help to update and refresh our corporate communications (portfolio, case studies, website, social media) – increasing our reach, strengthening our story, and helping scale our impact.

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