Who are we?
At CPRE London we campaign to save and promote green spaces in Greater London and make London a better, greener and healthier place for everyone to live in, work in and enjoy.
We are part of the national network of CPRE, the countryside charity.
We are currently seeking individuals with event management skills and with a passion for environmental conservation to join our team.
An event volunteer will help CPRE with the work involving multiple events, including the "Urban Tree Festival" and "London Rivers Week".
Successful candidates will get the opportunity to participate in a range of fun and interesting events across May and June.
Key Areas of Responsibilities:
- Supporting event design to help the public engage with the importance and value of London's trees and rivers and potentially be inspired to get involved in green volunteering
- Developing systems and arrangements to help things run smoothly
- Supporting monitoring event impact / gathering feedback from participants
- Events follow-up to help maximise event legacy
Benefits of the role:
- Use your skills to help our charity and make a positive difference in London’s green spaces
- Meet like-minded people and enjoy being part of a team
- Enhance your CV by developing new skills and gaining valuable experience
- We can give you a reference for your future work or volunteering
- Get involved with social events and workshops on a local and national level, including the annual CPRE conference
- The opportunity to attend a volunteer induction run by CPRE’s national office
- We provide out-of-pocket travel expense
Skills and Experiences:
- Excellent organisational skills
- Some prior events organisation experience (may be voluntary)
- Experience using Eventbrite.
- Strong communication skills
- Creative thinking and problem-solving attitude
- Knowledge of and a keen interest in environmental issues
- A self-motivated person who can work independently and drives initiatives
- Have access to a computer and the internet at home and be confident using them