Join our team – Office volunteer

Join our team


Are you concerned about climate change? Volunteering with Cambridge Carbon Footprint (CCF) you’ll work together with a great team of people who share a common purpose, using your unique skills and experiences to support local climate action.  

You’ll join our small and friendly team of staff and volunteers, supporting our office and operations, and helping to deliver events and communications that support individuals and organisations across our region to reduce their emissions.

Role description

Role title:Admin Volunteer
Reporting to:Alana Sinclair (The Manager)
Principle function:To help ensure the smooth running of the charity by completing admin tasks.
Expenses:Agreed in advance
Location:CCF Offices
Days and hours:Flexible but ideally 1.5 to 3 days a week preferred. Prefer full days but negotiable.
Duration:Ongoing but at least a 3 month commitment preferred if possible
Description of the Role
  • Help compile monthly newsletter
  • Create posters, flyers, website content, social media posts etc
  • To list events on our website using WordPress (training provided)
  • To monitor and redirect queries into our inbox
  • To register people who book for events
  • Archive events and photos into folders
  • Help tidy and update records and data
  • Update docs and ensure contacts/logo up to date
  • Add new people to mailing list
  • Monitor, write up and record post event feedback
  • Ensure volunteer records are up to date
  • Help compile event packs
  • Checking and ordering stationary and office supplies when needed
The benefits and/or difference the volunteers commitment will bring:A smooth and efficient office with great systems will result in more people attending high quality low carbon living events
Skills and/or qualifications and experience required: 
  • Experience in using Word and Excel
  • Good English, written and spoken
  • Good attention to detail
Training required and support offered:
  • CCF volunteer induction
  • 1:1 training with office staff on using the systems, accessing the drives, and programmes we use
  • Training in using WordPress if needed/wanted to write webpages
Any additional notes or information:This role offers the possibility to branch out into areas of interest, for example helping out on and/or leading ad hoc projects 

About us and how to get involved

In becoming our office volunteer you would be a part of the wider CCF team. We’re a small and lively local climate change charity supporting people to reduce their carbon emissions and empowering them to take the lead on carbon reduction in their social circles, communities and places of work. We centre our approach on what climate action means to people in their everyday lives – in terms of their beliefs, values and capabilities to make real change. Some of our notable projects include Open Eco HomesNet Zero Now and the Cambridgeshire Repair Cafe Network.

Everyone is welcome at Cambridge Carbon Footprint. Our volunteers and staff are amazing – they inspire great ideas, drive new plans forwards and help make Cambridge a better and more sustainable place to live and work. By recruiting and retaining a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our local community we are more likely to build our vision for sustainable low carbon communities. We value belonging and community and are committed to supporting one another to contribute effectively to local climate solutions. 

If you’d like to find out more about becoming our office volunteer or you’d like information about volunteering in other ways please email Nicole Barton (CCF Volunteer and Events Organiser), at, or apply below.