Climate for Change Volunteer Facilitator

  • VO90126
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

This is an exciting role for you to use your love of working with people to empower the community, and to drive a groundswell of community action on climate change.

You will work with volunteer hosts who will invite 8 – 12 friends and family to attend a Climate Conversation online or in their home. At these events, you will present to them about climate change (using our prepared scripts), the urgency for action and facilitate discussion that leads to a commitment to take more effective action.

Our mission is to create the social climate for effective climate action in Scotland.

Organisation aims and objectives

SCCAN / Transition Scotland Hub is a network of community groups and organisations. Our Purpose is to support community-led action to address the climate and nature emergency and work for a just, thriving and resilient Scotland. We do this by: -Enabling communications across the network e.g. through newsletters, opportunities for members to be part of participatory media projects, events, social media etc. -Developing and sharing ideas and building capacity in our movement by organising events, gatherings, and trainings related to climate action across the country. -Being involved with British, European and worldwide climate action networks and sharing best of practice with our membership -Inspiring communities by providing online tools for networking, sharing of best practice, and showcasing projects between community groups and beyond. -Communicating and developing the discourse of community climate action wherever possible including in Scottish Government (through meetings, consultations etc), across social media, through partnering with a wide range of organisations etc. -Building understanding of the role and potential of communities in climate action within civil society by partnering and collaborating with other Scottish community networks (e.g. through Scottish Community Alliance), public sector, and business.

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Frequency and commitment details

4 hours per week

Restrictions

Experience required: Passion for solving climate change Positive attitude, responsible & reliable Able to foster a welcoming and positive atmosphere Enjoy working with, supporting and empowering people Confident with leading a group discussion independently Engaging communication skills Professional administration and organisation skills Connection with a local community group is desirable but not essential. Maybe this is a way to start one if there isn’t already a group in your area Be a SCCAN member
Travel details: local travels might be required.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Training details: This role requires nine hours of mandatory online or face to face training split into 3 sessions of 3 hours, including attendance at a Climate Conversation and some preparation prior to attendance.

Last updated 5 months ago