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:
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Green Guardians Project Officer 
Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is recruiting for a project officer with energy and experience to develop and lead inspirational outdoor activities for young people in the Yorkshire Dales. You will be delivering the Our Bright Future Green Guardians project.
The position is part time (28 hours per week). It is a fixed term contract until 31 December with possible extension (subject to funding) until 31 March 2021. £25,523 – £27,437 (pro rata). Full time may also be possible for the right candidate. 
Find out more and apply here by 23 September 2019. 
Young FOE Scotland campaign weekend
Young Friends of the Earth Scotland Skill Share Weekend 
Young Friends of the Earth Scotland has a Skill-Share Weekend taking place for 18-30 year olds on 4-6 October 2019. Learn about campaigning and share ideas and resources with other likeminded people. Tickets cost between £5 and £15. Book your place here.
Join The Wildlife Trusts’ #WilderFuture campaign
Since Kenneth Grahame wrote The Wind in the Willows, just over a hundred years ago, too many of the UK’s wild places have been lost forever; and the animals that depend on them. It’s not too late to bring wildlife back! Join The Wildlife Trusts’ #WilderFuture campaign to call for a Nature Recovery Network enshrined in law and a robust Environment Bill to set targets for environmental improvement. 
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Discover the circular economy
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a Learning Hub with a wealth of information about the circular economy and different ways of using waste and preventing waste. Topics covered include; food, fashion and artificial intelligence.
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Job hunting? 
It’s that time of year again when lots of young people are looking for jobs! Here are some recommended websites for the latest employment opportunities across the sector: