Transition Town Totnes

Totnes, Devon

Volunteer • Part Time 01803 867358 Thea Platt

Sectors: sustainability, carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Friday, 30th November 2018  

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is 11 years old and remains a leader in the field of community and local economic resilience, inspiring communities around the world to make ground breaking systemic change at different levels in their towns and cities.

TTT is entering an exciting phase of its development, actively working to evolve its vision, aims, and structure, to ensure it is fit for purpose to help our community imagine and create a positive future in the face of the current environmental, social and economic crises we face both locally and globally.

We are therefore looking for enthusiastic, passionate, creative individuals with a commitment to developing sustainable communities to join our Trustee Board.

Currently we have 4 Trustees whose experience includes: law, health, social and community work, leadership and organisational management.

 Below is a list of skills and experiences which we believe would be useful to the board at this stage in our development.

  • Experience of fund raising or well networked with those who could assist with fundraising
  • Experience of Finance and Accountancy within a charity
  • Experience of strategic communications work
  • Experience of human resources, organisational development, staff management, capacity building
  • Experience of working to develop and evolve a grassroots organisation or small charity
  • Experience of evaluating and monitoring an organisation’s impact and effectiveness
  • Experience of contributing to cultural change
  • Understanding and experience of environmental and social justice and working in communities to bring about change
  • Experience of creating partnerships with diverse organisations and understanding of issues around inclusion and power, including race, class, faith, gender.
  • Experience that supports TTT in maintaining the balance between being and doing (Inner Transition) and an understand of and practical experience of eco psychology and/ or positive psychology

Do you have these skills?

For the full role and person spec please visit our website.

Once you have read the full information pack on our site, please apply by emailing a covering letter and CV to:

Closing date: Friday 30th November
Interview date: Monday 10th December, Totnes

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