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Food Systems Advisor (voluntary)

Nourish Our World
Remote work possible. We are London based.

Posted: 08/10/2018

Deadline: 04/11/2018

Compensation: n/a

Volunteer Flexible hours Remote working

Job description

Are you interested in food security and climate change? Do you want to help inspire secondary school students? Then we need you!

We are a new social enterprise, in the the start-up phase, looking for voluntary advisor(s) to help develop a curriculum! We seek to educate young people and inspire them to act on and tackle global challenges. We are looking to set up a series of active workshops to teach secondary school students about the risks to food and food security posed by climate change through the medium of edible gardens.

Role description

  • Provide advice and insight on the nexus between climate change, food systems, food growing and food security

  • Assist with the development of a flexible curriculum for students at Key Stage 3 onwards

  • Assist with designing workshops in an active and dynamic learning setting

Experience (preferred)

  • Experience of working in the field of climate change, food systems, and food security (Masters/PhD or 2+ years professional experience)

  • Experience with developing curriculum at either secondary school and/or higher education level

  • Practical experience of growing food (preferably with limited resources)

Location: We are based in London. Remote working possible.

Time commitment: Approximately 4 hrs/week

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Contribute to the development of the social enterprise

  • The opportunity to inspire the next generation to tackle food security and climate change

Contact us for more information info@nourishourworld.org.uk

Application information

To apply, please send your CV and email with your statement of interest to info@nourishourworld.org.uk

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About Nourish Our World

We are a new social enterprise, in the start-up phase, working with secondary school students and engaging them in food security and climate change issues through the medium of growing food and a series of interactive workshops.