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Volunteering Opportunity: VO84512

  • Volunteer Climate Champion
    with Greener Kirkcaldy.

    Created/last updated: 22/10/2020

    About this opportunity:We are looking for individuals who are passionate about climate issues, about Kirkcaldy and about talking to people to help design and run events, workshops and activities, and also provide content for our website and social media
     •  Are you able to inspire? Are you passionate about climate change? Do you want to help people to take action in your local community? We are looking for individuals who are passionate about climate issues, about Kirkcaldy and like talking to people
     •  You do not need to be a climate expert (we will provide training to get you up to speed), though a little understanding of how individual choices can impact global warming would be helpful (e
     • g
     •  driving/flying less, avoiding waste, buying local etc) What is more important is being a passionate communicator, having a desire to get the conversation around climate change going and an ability to inspire others in creative ways
     •  You will get the experience of working in a dynamic, growing and influential non-profit organisation that is benefitting the environment and making a difference to the lives of people in Fife
     •  You will learn about climate issues, impacts and solutions and enjoy the camaraderie of working as part of a committed team
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:0
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Volunteer champions get a minimum of two hours induction, followed by ongoing training and discussion. Certified Climate Literacy Training will be provided either internally or externally. Relevant external training can be offered to volunteers at no cost.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - We can pay travel expenses up to a maximum of the cost of a Fife Day rider for mileage and public transport costs is required. Mileage is 0.45p pm if required.

    Experience required:We are looking for people who are: • excellent communicators and good listeners. • creative. • able to work as part of a team. • friendly, approachable and welcoming. • organised, enthusiastic and flexible.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsGreener Kirkcaldy, 8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.