Last week, CIEEM launched a Green Jobs for Nature (GJfN) website as part of our campaign to raise awareness of careers in ecology and environmental management among young people and career changers.
The GJfN website is packed full of information about the types of roles and employers, education and training options, what employers are looking for, the good and the challenging bits about the industry, how to make your CV stand out and how issues such as equality, diversity and inclusion are being tackled.
Quite often in society, people think of a green job as one which involves energy and renewables. This brand-new website is focused on promoting careers geared toward restoring and replenishing our natural environment to those making career decisions, which is ever more important in light of the interlinked climate and biodiversity crises.
One of the challenges we face is that green jobs for nature career opportunities are often invisible to young people. With this website, we aim to tackle those challenges and create a profession that promotes opportunities for all.
It is through working in partnership, that we aim to reach out to young people from all backgrounds across the whole of the UK and Ireland to encourage them to consider a career working to help protect and restore nature. If you’d like to become a partner and help us to fund this work, then please click here to read more or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A key area of the website involves showcasing a library of job profiles from people in the sector to provide young people and career changers with a greater understanding of the range of jobs available. So if you love your job, and would like to get involved, then tell people about it! Click here to submit a job profile.
We’ll be ramping up this campaign in the New Year, but for now, click the button below to explore the new GJfN website and remember to share it with those making career decisions.