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The Diocese of Truro is committed to a vision for the environment to ‘Cherish creation, cut carbon and speak up’.
We are looking to appoint an Environment Officer to support, enable and develop the work of the Creation Care group as it inspires, encourages and supports individual, churches and other Christian communities to cherish creation, cut carbon and speak up. To do this, in particular, by leading and running the network of Environment Champions and the Green Kernow Church Awards scheme.
The focus of the role will be working in and with churches and communities to support and develop volunteers and to encourage and resource churches to make positive changes to cut carbon and enhance biodiversity. You will help share the Diocesan vision, engaging people across the diocese and inspiring them to make changes individually and collectively.
The Ideal Candidate
You will have a passion for the environment and knowledge of relevant environmental science, debates, challenges and resources. You must have excellent communication skills, the ability to inspire and engage, and confidence in talking about faith in relation to creation care. Experience of successfully leading, or working on, projects that bring about change in culture and behaviour is essential as is experience of working on issues relating to creation care, the climate and the environment.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to play a key role in implementing our environment strategy and realising our ambitious vision.
This role will involve some preaching and preparing prayer and worship materials. It is an expectation that the successful candidate will have experience in and of the church (preferably but not limited to Anglican churches).
At the Diocese of Truro we really value work-life balance and employee wellbeing, and are committed to supporting your development. We offer additional benefits such as free office parking, a range of wellbeing activities and a pension scheme with 9-15% employer contribution.
Applications via this site only. Sorry, we do not accept CVs.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Kate Cortez, email@example.com or 01872 274351.
Applications to be received by 5pm on the 11 January 2021.