Opportunities

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There are plenty of ways to get involved with Our Bright Future. Many of the projects operate at a local level, although some are available nationwide. Do get in touch with the team if you are interested in a specific project and we can put you in touch with the relevant project leader.
Here are the current advertised opportunities:
Forestry apprenticeship at Hill Holt Wood
Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. 18 month apprenticeship. To start March 2018. Gain experience and qualifications in woodland management, enhancing the environment and production of sustainable materials for eco build projects. Apply by 12 February 2018. 
Find out more on the GOV.uk website 
Natural Build Qualification
2017-05-11 10.33.10
Centre for Stewardship admin assistant 
Part time. 16 hours per week (every morning or every afternoon). One year appointment. You will assist with the smooth running of the centre’s offices including: answering calls, dealing with email enquiries, acting as a contact point for volunteers and assisting the centre director with processing grant claims.  
Find out more on the Centre for Stewardship website 
Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders
Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? Are you 16 to 24 years old? Would you like to be part of a major new programme to get young people active for wildlife and the environment?
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for 24 passionate and motivated young people across Yorkshire to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme that will help you do just that. Activities will include reserves management, habitat restoration, biodiversity monitoring, events management, campaigning, outreach and education.
 Find out more on the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust website.
170412 Lambing at Low Carr Farm
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Bright Green Future
Are you aged 15 to 19 and want to be one of the environmental decision-makers of the future? CSE’s Bright Green Future initiative is a leadership programme for up to 200 young people. 
The training schedule is diverse, and includes online and face-to-face sessions, project mentoring, and a four-day residential summer school with expert speakers, hands on activities and workshops.
If you want to find out more, please email, ring the CSE switchboard on 0117 934 1400 or fill in the form on their website. 
Student Eats
Over the next five years, Student Eats will be supporting over sixty new enterprises based on local and sustainable food. Together with the Soil AssociationSustain and the Plunkett Foundation, more than £300,000 of local food will be traded through the student movement, and boost the employability of 3,000 students.
Students can apply for this funding and support very soon. If you’d be interested in finding out more about this opportunity, fill out the expression of interest form here.
This is our jam, credit to University of Roehampton Students Union
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FoodCycle project leaders 
Project leaders are needed across the country to lead community kitchen sessions and ensure everyone enjoys their meal and the company. It’s much more than cooking and involves managing volunteers, speaking to local press and managing relationships with food donors. Interested? Find out more here.