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Working at Friends of the Earth Jobs and volunteering

We know that when you choose to work for us it's more than just a job.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, raise awareness and drive solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.

Connecting more than 2 million people in 75 countries, we are transforming the efforts of communities all over the world into global action for change.

Come and join us

We are always on the look-out for passionate, talented people to join the Friends of the Earth family to help us achieve our goals.

Come and join us. You'd be joining a charity with awards for being one of Britain's top employers and a Living Wage employer.

How to apply

At Friends of the Earth we welcome applications from as diverse a group as possible. We’re looking for people who are passionate about the environment and who can demonstrate that they have the skills we need.

When applying for any role, you should refer to the job description and person specification in your application. The best way to do this is to tell us how you meet each essential criterion in the person specification and try to link it to some of the main responsibilities listed. This will make it easier for the hiring manager to see how you fit the role.

Benefits

We offer a generous selection of benefits, including:

  • Employer pension contribution of up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eye care
  • Flexible working
  • Season ticket loan

Volunteering

We love our volunteers.

We’re hugely grateful when you give us your time and skills.

Come and create some memorable experiences with us.

Diversity and equal opportunities

Friends of the Earth is an equal opportunities employer. We’re especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement, including:

  • Black and minority ethnic people.
  • Disabled people.
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
  • Women in senior positions.

Current vacancies


Legal Intern

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-605

Role type: Fixed Term

Location: London

Legal Intern wanted to help save the planet!

Friends of the Earth’s legal team is one of the most exciting places to campaign for environmental justice. We’re looking for a legal intern to support the legal team’s work from stopping fracking and tackling plastic pollution to defending community access to environmental justice, and much more in between

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Human Resources Manager

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-598

Role type: Fixed Term

Location: London

We are looking for a Human Resources Manager to join our People Team on an initial 12mth fixed term contract.

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User Experience Designer

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-604

Role type: Permanent

Location: London

We’re are looking for a passionate UX Designer that can help us enhance user digital experience at Friends of the Earth. You’ll work to design compelling experiences that are rooted in user research and analysis that deliver results against our organisational objectives.

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Board Member

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-595

Role type: Volunteer

Location: Northern Ireland

As we strive to protect the environment and tackle the climate emergency at this critical time, we are seeking to appoint a Board member based in Northern Ireland to join the Friends of the Earth Board.

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Learning and Change Partner

Posted on:    |    Job reference: SYS-603

Role type: Permanent

Location: London

Friends of the Earth is on an exciting journey to better support our talented people to be the best they can be – and we’re looking for a Learning and Change Partner, within our People team, to be at the forefront of this.

Applications close

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