Location: Bransford, Worcester - West Midlands
Job Sector: Charity / NGO / Social Services / Non Profit
Period: 1 - 3 months
Remote Internship: Yes
Languages: English (Default)
Description: Green & Away is looking for several passionate and hardworking individuals to join the summer internship programme across 6 departments: catering, events, hospitality, office management, technical and maintenance, and sustainability and education.Please see our website for a full description of each role:https://www.greenandaway.org/volunteering/internships/ The roles described are a general overview of duties and responsibilities. These roles are flexible and may be altered to suit both the needs of the organisation and the skills of the candidates. Interns will be responsible for the daily operation of their departments, including management of a team of volunteers. On the job training and an induction will be provided in the first week, with continual guidance from a dedicated member of the trustee board. You will have the opportunity to measure your progress through regular check-ins with both your Line Manager and the Interns Manager. Interns will join the volunteers during the setting up and taking down of the site.Successful applicants for the internship programme will work well as part of a team as well as independently, enjoy taking on new challenges and responsibility and have an interest in sustainability, charity work, ecotourism, and outdoor living. You will gain considerable management experience and learn about the challenges involved in sustainable living and environmental education. Green & Away is an entirely volunteer-run organisation and as an educational charity, teaching our interns has been an integral part of our work for over ten years. All interns are expected to stay on site throughout the season and are provided with 3 vegetarian meals a day and a space to pitch your own tent. There will be regular days off and some opportunities for off-site group activities, for example canoeing or visiting like minded eco-businesses, during quieter periods of the season. Applications should consist of a CV and a one-page covering letter explaining why you would like to be an intern with Green & Away, which internship you are applying for, which aspects of our work particularly appeal to you, and what you would bring to the role. You are welcome to apply for a placement in more than one department. Interviews will be conducted via Skype/video conferencing on a rolling basis, so apply as early as you can.