A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

Job opportunity: Green Influencers Youth Worker

Green Influencers Youth Worker with OrganicLea Workers’ Cooperative

Are you interested in encouraging Youth Social Action projects in Waltham Forest? Organiclea is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic youth leader to engage and motivate groups of young people in social action projects of their own choosing. With your encouragement, groups of young people aged between 10 and 14 years old (Green Influencers) will engage with their peers and others in their local community and lead on environmental action projects.

If you have relevant experience in youth work, and the desire to empower young people to lead on environmental social action projects, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for someone to join our workers’ cooperative and work as part of the Community Growing and Young People’s team. The role is match funded by The Ernest Cook Trust and #iwill, to create on average six Green Influencer groups per year, strategically plan and be part of fundraising for the future beyond the 2.5 years of confirmed funding. It requires a person who is excellent at communicating and strategising; and wants be an active part of a team committed to encouraging projects to overlap and influence each other, whilst utilising existing and new networks and connections.

More detailed tasks and responsibilities, the skills and qualities we are seeking, are set out in the Job Description & Person Specification. A separate document sets out How to Apply.

Please send completed applications to Marlon: marlon@organiclea.org.uk

Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 22 March 2021.

 

 

 

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