Changeworks
Changeworks

Charity registered in Scotland SC015144

Changeworks is an environmental charity and social enterprise, providing practical ways for people and organisations to live and work more sustainably.


Current vacancies

Project Administrator

  • Full time
  • £18,757 – £20,064
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th April 2019

An experienced Project Administrator is sought to join our Project Management department in Edinburgh.

Working closely with the Project Officers and other project staff you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of area-based projects with a primary focus of installing energy efficiency measures such as insulation. The main responsibilities within the role include supporting administrative processes such as maintaining databases and dealing with enquiries.

You must work well individually and as part of a team with strong organisational and time management skills. An enthusiasm for energy efficiency and alleviating fuel poverty is a must.

We offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

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Top job! Changeworks’ Board Member

  • Management Board
  • To be confirmed
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th March 2019

Can you contribute to Changeworks’ vision of a world where everyone is able to live, work and enjoy life with a low carbon impact? We are looking for two new Board members to join Changeworks’ Board of Directors at an exciting time in our growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain unique insight and experience of an active Board and to contribute to a dynamic organisation which sees climate change as the most significant threat to the environment and our way of life.

Responsibilities:

· Ensure the strong governance of the organisation

· Maintain clear strategic direction

· Keep oversight of the financial performance of the organisation

· Share responsibility for Board decisions

· Attend and contribute to quarterly Board meetings

· Engage with stakeholders and represent Changeworks

· Perform to the highest personal standards in line with the Board’s expectations and acting in the interests of Changeworks.

About you

To increase the collective skills and experience of our Board, we are keen to hear from people who have knowledge and experience of: policy making, energy systems, volunteering and finance.

We welcome applications from all people and recognise greater diversity will strengthen our Board. We are particularly keen to receive applications from young adults and women.

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Project Officer – Community Engagement

  • Full time
  • £25,398 – £28,119
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2019

Changeworks have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Project Officer to lead the delivery of an area based energy efficiency project in Edinburgh Old Town. You will be working with partners and stakeholders to encourage householders and businesses to install energy efficient measures and adopt low carbon behaviours. The project will have a focus on historic buildings, engaging with private sector landlords and businesses.

You’ll be a confident self-starter who has experience of working with a variety of partners. Being a confident communicator who can proactively adapt your approach to the audience is a must. You will have an excellent understanding of the importance of high quality customer service and be motivated to convert interest into action.

We offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 bank holidays per year.

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Volunteering

Waste Wise Volunteer

At Postcode

Advice / Information Giving

20th March 2018

Typical activities we might ask our volunteers to carry out, usually alongside a member of staff, include: Hosting a stall / attending a community event; Delivering or supporting the delivery of a talk or workshop to a community group; Interviewing people about waste and recyclin… Read more

Heat Hero Volunteer

At Postcode

Advice / Information Giving

20th March 2018

As a Heat Hero volunteer you will deliver face to face advice and support at home visits to people aged 50+, helping them understand how to better control energy usage in their homes, so that they can better afford their heating. Wheelchair users are welcome to apply though may b… Read more