As The Carbon Literacy Project scales up, we expect paid positions to become available more often and we will advertise them on this page.
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Closing date: 5 pm Monday 21st June 2021
Based: Cumbria (preferably) / Remote Working
Salary Range: £19.50 per hour – for all hours worked, including preparation time, administration time, course delivery time, feeding back from course delivery, attending training required by CAfS, completing monitoring and evaluation and reviewing or developing course materials.
Contract Type: Zero-hours contract – We estimate that there may be 100-500 hours of work available per trainer each year (i.e. an average of 1 – 5 days per month)
Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS) would like to recruit four friendly, articulate and highly motivated trainers, who would work as freelance contractors, to help meet the growing demand for its very popular climate and Carbon Literacy courses.
CAfS is looking for people who are passionate about combatting climate change, knowledgeable about climate science and solutions, and who have experience in delivering or developing training.
The successful contractors would work over a 5-year period to help train more than 3000 people from a range of backgrounds and organisations. Though this is an estimate, there may be an average of 1-5 days of work a month. A rate of £19.50 would be paid for all hours worked, including preparation time, admin tasks and course delivery. The closing date is June 21.
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From time-to-time, we advertise positions that are available in our wider circle of business and organisational contacts, and are relevant to The Carbon Literacy Project, e.g. roles where Carbon Literacy is part of the role, listed as a criterion, or specific Carbon Literacy roles within your workplace.
Opportunities are listed as they become available.
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