Become A Volunteer. We need you.

Who can apply?

If you are an open, honest, easy going person with a genuine interest in environmental issues then there is a good chance that you would make a great volunteer. We look for people with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude, who are good at building relationships, enjoy learning new things and are self-motivated. Volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and different skill-sets are equally welcome. 

What are the benefits?

By volunteering with Our Greener Future you will actively help the environment, learn new skills,
become a role model for others and, we hope, gain a new feeling of meaning and purpose. 

From our experience the benefits depend on where you are in your life right now
and what you expect to take out from this experience. 

 

Work Experience Opportunities

Illustrator

Personal Assistant to the Founder / Chief Executive

Project Collaborator / Researcher

Do you have a talent for designing and illustrating children books but not enough work experience to secure a full time role?

At Our Greener Future, we are looking for a gifted designer / illustrator of children books to join us in our upcoming educational project (voluntary, unpaid role).

We plan to publish a rhyming iBook for the youngest readers to spread the love for nature.

So, if you are a creative, open-minded person eager to embark on an unusual and exciting project, we would like to hear from you.

You will have the opportunity to gain a wealth of experience in:
– collaborating with an author,
– illustrating potentially difficult environmental concepts in a simple way,
– designing and illustrating an iBook.

You will play an important role in creating our inspirational children iBook for the young generation.

To be considered for this role you will need to:
– be available for up to 5 hours a week,
– be able to work from home,
– be able to see this project through to the end,
– be interested in environmental sustainability,
– be proactive, self motivated and able to work independently.

Technical requirements:
– access to the internet,
– access to a professional graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator or similar,
– Skype account.

Upcoming talented illustrators, art graduates and last year students wanting to contribute to this project as part of their graduation project are welcome.

If you feel you are ideal for this role, then please complete the form below and we will get back to you shortly.

If it’s not for you, then feel free to let your family members or friends know about this opportunity.

Are you a student or a stay-at-home mum who wants to gain work experience in a charitable / not-for-profit organisation?
Do you have excellent copywriting and organisational skills?

At Our Greener Future (OGF), we are looking for a person with a passion for environmental sustainability who wants to gain work experience as a personal assistant in a charitable, not-for-profit organisation (voluntary, unpaid role).

Becoming a Personal Assistant to our charity Founder / Chief Executive (Monika Margrett) will provide you with valuable work experience that may be just what you need to secure a full-time paid job.

This role will give you the opportunity to gain a wealth of experience in:
– responding to incoming e-mails / calls, 
– scheduling meetings,
– liaising with project managers,
– conducting online research,
– suggesting new projects ideas,
– finding creative solutions to streamline our work and internal operations.

You will act as the first point of contact for all incoming and outgoing communication coming to our Founder / Chief-executive.

To be considered for this role you will need to:
– be available for at least 5 hours a week,
– be able to work from home,
– be able to commit for a duration of 6 months or more,
– be interested in environmental sustainability,
– have excellent communication skills (oral / written),
– have experience in copywriting / proofreading,
– be very well organised and have a talent for finding ways to improve / streamline operations,
– demonstrate initiative, self motivation and the ability to work independently.

Technical requirements:
– internet access,
– a Skype account.

If you feel you are ideal for this role, then please complete the form below and we will get back to you shortly.

If it’s not for you, then feel free to let your family members or friends know about this opportunity.

Do you enjoy learning new things and love doing online research?
Do you believe these skills could help you in getting promotion or securing a better job?

At Our Greener Future, we are looking for a person with interest in environmental sustainability and the right skills for conducting online research to become our Project Collaborator (voluntary, unpaid role).

So, whether you are unemployed, working part-time or thinking about changing your career path, this voluntary role will provide you with valuable work experience that might be just what you need to secure your dream job.

Our Project Co-ordinator / Researcher is a hands-on role that will give you plenty of opportunity to be involved in creating a virtual exhibition called the Timeline Exhibition.

Click hereto find more about the Timeline Exhibition project.

You will have the opportunity to gain a wealth of experience in:
– conducting online research in your chosen area,
– selecting images and media content relevant to the topic,
– simplifying difficult concepts and writing copy in a simple and accessible tone.

Through your involvement in this project you will also gain an in-depth knowledge about your chosen research subject (e.g: the history of metals, glass, paper or plastic).

You will play an important role in making our virtual Timeline Exhibition an easy and accessible resource for people from all over the world.

You will be working directly with Monika Margrett, the founder of Our Greener Future.

To be considered for this role you will need to:
– be available for at least 5 hours a week,
– be able to work from home,
– be able to commit to the project for a period of 4 months or more,
– be interested in environmental sustainability,
– have excellent communication skills (oral / written),
– be well organised, proactive, self motivated and able to work independently.

Technical requirements:
– access to the internet,
– Skype account.

If you feel you are ideal for this role, then please complete the form below and we will get back to you shortly.

If it’s not for you, then feel free to let your family members or friends know about this opportunity.

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Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.

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