We’re recruiting for 2 x 6 month posts with Climate Emergency UK as a researcher/writer. We are looking for researchers/writers to collect examples of best practice in implementing low carbon and nature friendly measures at the local level, and write articles and create podcasts on these initiatives that can be shared on our website. The positions will be remote/online for the duration of the post.  Closing date for applications is 9th May 2021.

This position is funded through the Kickstart Scheme. Requirements to apply are:

  1. You need to be age 16-24. 
  2. On Universal Credit. 
  3. Apply through your Job Centre. 

Hours: Advertised as 25 hours (but we may possibly be able to fund more hours).

Wage: Advertised as minimum wage, but we would top up to a living wage. 

More about Climate Emergency UK:

“Climate Emergency UK supports and encourages local authorities and other public bodies to declare a climate and ecological emergency and develop ambitious, costed and quantified action plans – https://climateemergency.org.uk/

And there are other advantages to working with us. These include:

  • Flexible working hours – although there are a few meetings every week to attend.
  • Working from home/online for the duration of the post.
  • Coaching to improve your writing skills.

If you are interested in the role you will need to apply initially through your Job Centre. For more information please email Kevin at declare@climateemergency.uk. And please share widely with anyone you know who may be interested.