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:
Pocket Pals is looking for Youth Ambassadors
PocketPals is a new upcoming app that connects people with wildlife and the environment using their mobile phones. The app will utilise GPS on mobile devices, allowing players to walk and locate digital animals. With an initial release in the UK, the game will be based on the wildlife found in UK. 
We’re seeking young people (aged 22 and under) to represent Pocket Pals online and at events.
We want you to create exciting content and share your wildlife experiences!
There will be various incentives, but we’ll start off with a free Pocket Pals T-shirt!
 Email us at puffinpost@pocketpalsapp.com
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Writers needed
New Nature is the only natural history magazine written, edited and produced entirely by young people. It is released online each month and can be downloaded for free. It includes articles on a broad range of topics. If you’re under 30 you are welcome to pitch for both the magazine and the blog. 
Email the editorial team:  editorial.newnature@gmail.com 
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Young Darwin Scholarship
Aged 16-19 and interested in the natural world? The Field Studies Council Young Darwin Scholarship is available. Residential, trips and discounted training. 
Read more details on the FSC website 
Deadline for application: 22 June 2018
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Young Green Britons wanted for WOMAD festival 
Ecotricity, Britain’s greenest energy company, are searching for young environmentalists to make their voice heard at WOMAD festival this summer. 11-16 year olds are wanted to present their big ideas on energy, transport, food and nature. Entries close: 19 May 2018. 
Find out more and apply on the Ecotricity website 
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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