We are hiring - Young Friends of the Earth Network Development Officer!

13 February 2017

Young Friends of the Earth Europe is seeking a Network Development Officer, to support a growing and diverse network of young activists, working on environmental and social justice issues in more than 20 countries.

Young Friends of the Earth Europe (Young FoEE) is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively on local, national, European and International levels. It unites member groups from more than 20 countries across Europe, bringing together young people to share knowledge and skills and tackle social and environmental justice. Please see our website for more information.

Young FoEE is an important and dynamic part of Friends of the Earth Europe, one of the leading environmental NGOs in Europe.

The position will be based in Friends of the Earth Scotland office in Edinburgh. It is a full-time position, comprising of 4 days/week supporting Young FoEE activities, member groups and Young FoEE Coordinator and 1 day/week contributing to the newly established Young FoE Scotland network, working closely with the Young FoE Scotland Coordinator.

Closing Date: 13th March, 09:00 GMT
Interview Dates: 27th-28th March
Starting Date: 1st May

Find the job description here.

We particularly encourage applications from communities underrepresented in the environmental justice movement, such as black and minority ethnic communities, disabled people, and those from working class or low-income backgrounds.

Friends of the Earth Scotland strives to apply equal opportunities principles both in its recruitment and in its work. We oppose all forms of unlawful or lawful discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender identity, sexuality, marital status, religion, age or disability.

The working language is English, but applicants are not expected to be native speakers. Employment conditions are according to UK legislation, hence the position is only open to those with permission to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to assist in arranging work permits.


If you feel inspired by the objectives and challenges of the position and feel you have something to bring to the role, please visit http://www.foe-scotland.org.uk/jobs and follow next steps to apply.


Please apply by 9:00 (GMT) on March 13th.

Due to the high level of applications expected for this position, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding and your interest in this position.