• Full time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary £38,546 FT (inc London weighting)
  • 3 year contract with possibility to extend

Urbanwise.London is an educational charity based in West London, established in 1983.

Our aims are to:

  • Promote active outdoor learning in the local environment
  • Empower young people to take positive action on climate change
  • Inspire people to discover their London

We are looking for an enthusiastic Greener Canalside and Learning Officer to lead volunteers in practical greening projects along our local canal and to work with schools and community groups, delivering environmental education sessions.



  • Experience of leading volunteer groups on practical environmental projects in an urban setting.
  • Experience in or understanding of running climate change education sessions with community groups.
  • Experience in delivering education sessions eg. teaching in school, community education, environmental centre or college.
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with a wide range of people including individuals and groups, the Council, other voluntary organisations, schools and colleges and local business.
  • An understanding of the relevance of safeguarding, equality and diversity to the work of Urbanwise.London.


  • Experience of health and safety related to water
  • Experience of developing after school activities for children and young people

Successful candidates will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


If you are interested in applying for this role and joining the Urbanwise team. Please see below for the job description and job specification.

To apply for the role, send your CV with a covering letter (addressing the requirements within the job description and job specification) and the equality and diversity form to moya@urbanwise.London

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 10th April 2024 at 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 16th April (tbc)

Greener Canalside and Learning Officer Job Description

Greener Canalside and Learning Officer Job Specification

Urbanwise Equality-and-Diversity-Monitoring-Form