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.
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Join the Our Bright Future Youth Forum!
The Our Bright Future Youth Forum is opening recruitment to all young people aged 13-24 who would like join. You would be joining an inclusive space where young people share their ideas, interests and plans to shape the direction of the Youth Forum and the projects that you would like to work on. The Youth Forum is in an exciting transition phase as it works on what it wants to evolve into by the end of 2022. You could be part of this. If you’re interested in knowing more, go to our typeform which includes a role description and introduction pack as well as the form to sign up to our induction session. If you would like to ask any questions, email or text Lydia lydiaa@nya.org.uk 07702835211.
Help us design a National Nature Service
Would you like to have a real impact on the environmental and nature crises while building valuable skills for future green careers, and developing new friendships and connections in the wider community? We want to hear from young people aged 18-25 to help us shape the design of the National Nature Service, a programme which is currently being developed with plans to pilot in 2022. Find out more information in this video and if you are interested, or have any questions, contact Billy Knowles, Programme Development Manager for the National Nature Service: billy@nationalnatureservice.uk.
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FSC Eco-Skills Courses
Are you aged 18-25 and looking to gain skills for volunteer and professional roles in the green economy? These courses may be for you! You can have the chance to learn about a vast range of topics including plants, trees, fungi, vertebrates, invertebrates and environmental art. These highly recognised and valued courses are excellent for updating your CV and helping you to stand out from the crowd! A limited number of places are available at a heavily discounted price, so early booking is recommended to avoid missing out.
Find out more here.
Help map nature’s recovery
The Wildlife Trusts are creating a map of areas across the UK where people want to see nature recover, and they need your help! Do you know of a green space near you that could provide a home to wildlife, help soak up carbon, or even help protect your community from extreme weather events like flooding? By adding a location to the map, you can help us to show the wealth of treasured sites across the UK – places which could one day benefit from protections for nature. Drop a pin in the map to highlight a site near you, here.
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