Would you love to work in the climate action agenda? Forth Environment Link are looking for a Project Officer

 

Forth Environment Link (FEL) has an exciting new role to work in their team.  

They  are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join their team. Helping them transform our communities to live well locally and reduce our impact on the environment.

The role will work closely with a range of communities, collaborating with local, regional and national partners.  Taking practical steps towards making our communities more resilient to the effects of climate change is at the heart of theei work and shapes everything they do. 

Forth Environment Link are a flexible, welcoming and friendly organisation with a reputation nationally for delivering great projects.  Make a difference to where you live by joining the FEL team and help them deliver meaningful change within the climate action agenda.  They welcome applications for job share or secondment. 

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Role: Project Officer 

Salary:  £24,250 - £25,950

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week 

Contract type: Fixed term until 31st March 2023

Location: Based at Cameron House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ but with outreach activity throughout Forth Valley and FEL’s active travel hubs. There will be some home working. 

 

About the role

Working as part of FEL’s Food and Reuse Team, you will work closely with local stakeholders, communities and people living in the Forth Valley to encourage behaviour change that mean people live more climate friendly and healthier lifestyles. Your role will be focussed on community engagement in the Falkirk area, to develop plans and activities that help them to “Live Well Locally”, utilising the 20-minute neighbourhood framework. FEL is leading on the development of a Sustainable Food Places partnership for Falkirk and this role will feed into this work.

You will be part of a flexible and dynamic team helping to create more climate friendly communities.  Together, you will plan and deliver outreach activities, shaping the future of communities in the Forth Valley. Working alongside your colleagues, you will play a key role by ensuring FEL continues to innovate as a climate action organisation, leading the way on demonstrating the practical steps we can all take to tackle climate change.

 

They are looking for someone who:

•Is passionate about climate action 

•Has excellent communication skills

•Excellent engagement skills with partners and stakeholders

•Is self-motivated and proactive

 

About Forth Environment Link

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity, based in the Forth Valley. They work in partnership with others in the public and third sector to enable citizens to live more climate-friendly lives, while also making our communities better places to live.  

Through their work, they support more day-to-day journeys on foot or by bike, they encourage more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities, and they help increase the lifespan of our everyday items. They create opportunities to test new ideas, learn from them and share that learning with others. FEL is an organisation anchored in our communities. Their team are passionate about practical climate action and work in a way that supports collaboration and partnership working. They focus on inclusivity in everything they do, reflecting the needs of the people and communities we work with. 

 

To apply please click here 

Application Deadline: 27th July 2022, Midnight

Please note CVs will not be accepted as a means of application. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

 

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