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:
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.
Opportunity to join the Our Bright Future team! Full time. Based in The Wildlife Trusts office in Newark. £25,000 per annum. Responsible for delivering an effective learning strategy for maximising knowledge sharing across the Our Bright Future portfolio. Also responsible for coordinating the Project Support Network and Central Travel Fund.
Aged 12-16? Fancy spending an all-inclusive week at conservation camp in Pembrokeshire with Action for Conservation this summer? The first camp is 26-30 July 2018 and the second camp is 28 August-1 September 2018.
Spaces for Change is a UK wide Our Bright Future project, run by UnLtd. Up to £5,000 funding is available for ages 16-24 to start and run social ventures that unlock the potential of unused or underutilised spaces for the benefit of the local community.
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.
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.
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 morehere.