Get involved

There are many ways you can help us grow and deliver our projects. By volunteering, becoming a friend and supporting us with a donation, get involved as a trustee or joining us a member of staff, intern or work placement you will be helping us carry out important for in the city and become part of a passionate and committed team.

Volunteer

“Thank you for showing me that I have a greater potential.” Gardening Volunteer

Volunteers are an integral part of our organisation. We value what you bring and seek to help you grow. We are currently looking for volunteers in the areas: Cycling    Growing    Fundraising    Food    Marketing    Education 

Interested? Download the role description and get in touch.

Staff Vacancies

Community Gardens Assistant

An exciting opportunity is available to join the ecobirmingham team. We are a charity dedicated to inspiring people to live more sustainably in the city and we are looking to hire a Community Gardens Assistant to work at Allens Cross Community Gardens. The aim of the role is to improve the health of local residents, create community cohesion through the use of the garden and to educate people of all ages on a range of sustainability related topics with a focus on growing food and beekeeping. This is a part time, fixed term contract to Feb 2020.

Download the Job Description and Application Form. Application deadline 5pm 6th August 2018.

Trustee Vacancies

Can you help guide our future success? Play a pivotal part in our journey by bringing you energy, expertise and experience to our board. We currently have vacancies for trustees in the following areas: Education   Finance    Fundraising   

Interested? Download the role description and get in touch.

Internships & Placements

We currently have no opportunities for internships or work placements. We generally offer one opportunity a year for each.

 

Support Us

Our aim is to inspire the people of Birmingham to take action and to help them live more sustainably. But we can only achieve this with the help of our wonderful supporters. Donations from people like you are essential to ensure we can carry on our important work.

Become a Friend

Make a one off or a regular donation and make a real difference in communities across Birmingham

Your support will secure the continuing development of Northfield Ecocentre’s projects. Our Friends are incredibly valuable in helping us to inspire and support the development of strong and environmentally stable communities, raising awareness, improving access to nature, keeping homes warm and ending fuel poverty.

£5 a month could help us buy some bike lights for our cycle hub

£10 a month could fund a local child to attend an Ecokids educational workshop

£25 a month could support the development of a community orchard

£50 a month could pay for a group bike instruction class

We have had people make major donations over a number of years to support our work so if you would prefer to have a conversation about your donation then please get in touch with michael@ecobirmingham.com or call us on 0121 4480119

Donate here

Current Campaigns

 

We are currently raising funds for the following projects. Your support will make a huge difference:

Cycling with Autism

Teaching people with additional needs how to cycle and maintain a bike. READ MORE

Power to Grow

Helping community groups set up a food growing space and maximise their impact. READ MORE

Wild Holiday Bunch

Forest School sessions out of school term time for 7-11 year olds. READ MORE

Green Lens

a photography & film competition for 16-25 year olds. READ MORE