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:
Hill Holt Wood
Part 1 architectural internship available at Hill Holt Wood 
Level 1. National minimum wage. 12 month internship with onsite accommodation in Lincolnshire. 
Find out more and apply here by 15 November 2018 
Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Three Myplace trainee placements available 
Lancashire Wildlife Trust has one post available at Burnley and two at Brockholes Nature Reserve in Preston. Supporting the Project Officers with planning and delivering practical sessions. National minimum wage. 30 hours per week. 12 month fixed term contract. 
Apply here by 22 October 2018 
Belfast Hills Partnership Trust
National Lottery Awards for All England 
A quick and easy way to get small Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000. 
Apply here 
YDMT
Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities England 
Flexible funding over £10,000 for up to five years to organisations in England who want to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities. 
Apply here 
CSE
Big Lottery Fund Digital Fund
The Digital Fund is a new UK wide £15 million funding programme to support charities and community organisations to use digital tools. 
Apply here by 3 December 
Hill Holt Wood
Apprentice Office Administrator needed at Hill Holt Wood 
 12-15 months. £148 per week. Monday – Friday. Intermediate level apprenticeship. Over 18s only. Must have own transport. Role includes, answering calls, typing, scanning and helping with events. 
Apply here by 7 November 2018 
Grow Wild
Youth Project Funding Open 
Are you 14-25 and want to flex your creative skills? Grow Wild are offering you the chance to apply for £500 to lead a project that celebrates UK native wildflowers and fungi in exciting and engaging ways. 
Rolling programme so you can apply at any time. Seasonal panel reviews of applications. Autumn 2018 deadline: 28 September. Winter 2018 deadline: 30 November. More information here
Grow Wild
Applications open for Grow Wild Community Projects 2019 
Grow Wild is awarding grants of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups across the UK to deliver projects in their community focused on UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi. Applications for funding close at midday on Monday 10 December 2018. 
More information and eligibility guide here
Youth Work Week
Youth Work Week 2018
5-11 November 2018 is Youth Work Week. This year the theme is ‘What is youth work?’ The National Youth Agency are asking everyone in the sector to record a 60 second video about what youth work is to you. Find out more and get involved here
#iwill week
#iwill Week 2018
12-16 November 2018 is #iwill Week, hosted by Step up to Serve. This year it will focus on the community benefits of young people taking social action. Find out more and download resources here
Young person at Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Youth Environmental Action Fund
The Green Futures Youth Environmental Action Fund can provide grants from £50 to £1,000 for young people aged 11-24 to run events, meetings or workshops, or purchase resources for practical environmental work. Your project must improve the local natural environment or help to raise awareness about environment issues. 
You must be in or around the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Application deadlines: 13 September and 5 November 2018. More information and apply here