Would you love to work in the climate action agenda? We are looking for a Project Officer
Forth Environment Link (FEL) has an exciting new role to work in our team.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our team. Helping us transform our communities to live well locally and reduce our impact on the environment.
The role will work closely with a range of communities, collaborating with local, regional and national partners. Taking practical steps towards making our communities more resilient to the effects of climate change is at the heart of our work and shapes everything we do.
Make a difference to where you live by joining the FEL team and help us deliver meaningful change within the climate action agenda.
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Role: Project Officer
Salary: £24,250 - £25,950
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term until 31st March 2023
Location: Based at Cameron House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ but with outreach activity throughout Forth Valley and FEL’s active travel hubs. There will be some home working.
About the role
Working as part of FEL’s Food and Reuse Team, you will work closely with local stakeholders, communities and people living in the Forth Valley to encourage behaviour change that means people live more climate friendly and healthier lifestyles. Your role will be focused on community engagement in the Falkirk area, to develop plans and activities that help them to “Live Well Locally”, utilising the 20-minute neighbourhood framework. FEL is leading on the development of a Sustainable Food Places partnership for Falkirk and this role will feed into this work.
You will be part of a flexible and dynamic team helping to create more climate friendly communities. Together, you will plan and deliver outreach activities, shaping the future of communities in the Forth Valley. Working alongside your colleagues, you will play a key role by ensuring FEL continues to innovate as a climate action organisation, leading the way on demonstrating the practical steps we can all take to tackle climate change.
We are looking for someone who:
Is passionate about climate action
Has excellent communication skills
Excellent engagement skills with partners and stakeholders
Is self-motivated and proactive
Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity, based in the Forth Valley. We work in partnership with others in the public and third sector to enable citizens to live more climate-friendly lives, while also making our communities better places to live.
Through our work, we support more day-to-day journeys on foot or by bike, we encourage more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities, and we help increase the lifespan of our everyday items. We create opportunities to test new ideas, learn from them and share that learning with others. FEL is an organisation anchored in our communities. Our team are passionate about practical climate action and work in a way that supports collaboration and partnership working. We focus on inclusivity in everything we do, reflecting the needs of the people and communities we work with.