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Jobs and volunteering opportunities

Seeking active participation in one of the many areas concerned with sustainable development either as a career or perhaps as a volunteer? Try the following links to find socially and environmentally responsible careers and volunteering opportunities.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Job search

  • Ethical Careers Service
    A comprehensive guide to ethical careers, job seeking, volunteering and self-employment. Full of insightful features, news, career advice, profiles, and helpful resources. Plus job vacancies. www.ethicalcareers.org/
  • Environmental Careers
    Change Agents are a charity creating a network of change agents; people empowered to live and work in a way that makes a positive impact on the world around them. They provide a range of services, including bespoke sustainability recruitment, to clients and partners; paid and volunteering opportunities to young people and graduates, alongside training, career advice, online resources and collaboration.

Volunteering

  • Idealist
    Non-profit Career Center with volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad. Also features job and internship listings. www.idealist.org
  • Volunteering England
    This site provides free information, and details of the services provided to those who work with volunteers and people looking for volunteer work. www.volunteering.org.uk/
  • The Conservation Volunteers
    Founded in the 1950s, The Conservation Volunteers help hundreds of thousands of people each year to reclaim local green places. www.tcv.org.uk
  • The Wildlife Trusts
    Find out about opportunities for helping to protect your local environment with The Wildlife Trusts www.wildlifetrusts.org/
  • Trees for Life Volunteer Work Weeks
    Help to restore the Caledonian Forest in the highlands of Scotland. www.treesforlife.org.uk

Armchair action

  • Friends of the Earth - Climate Online
    Join Climate Online and become part of a powerful e-mail campaign to stop catastrophic climate change. http://www.foe.co.uk/get_involved/climate_change
  • The Hunger Site
    Visitors to The Hunger Site donate free food to the hungry - at no cost to them - once a day simply through the click of a button. These donations, distributed by the United Nations World Food Programme, are paid for by The Hunger Site’s sponsors, including Sprint, ProFlowers, Games2Learn, Miadora and iVillage. thehungersite.greatergood.com
  • Ecology Fund
    Ecology Fund is owned and operated by CharityMall.com as a way to get new funds for critical habitat and wilderness preservation using the power of the Internet. When you “click to donate” their sponsors pay the project you selected to preserve the number of square feet shown by each project. You pay nothing. www.ecologyfund.com