Our HeatHack project needs someone to help coordinate our activities!
A small team of people from across Surefoot and the HeatHack group of volunteers will be working together to deliver a programme that will help churches across Scotland understand what a net zero future means for their premises. The programme combines some technical learning and engineering investigation of heating and ventilation systems with Surefoot’s hallmark community engagement approach.
If you are organised and able to work independently, using your own initiative, to complete tasks without supervision and this sounds interesting, please read the role description below.
If it seems a fit, please apply with your CV and a 1 page cover letter by 5pm 25 May to email@example.com
Interviews 1 June 2022
For informal discussion of the role, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
HeatHack Project Administrator Role
Role Purpose: to provide administrative support to a programme that will help churches understand what a net zero future means for their premises.
Applicants with an interest in community engagement practices, net zero buildings, engineering, data visualisation, or graphic design could by mutual agreement additionally contribute to the programme design.
Closing date: 25 May 2022 5 pm. Interviews will be held 1 June 2022.
To apply, send your CV and a 1 page covering letter to email@example.com.
We welcome all applications – we hire based on merit.
Project Administrator Role Description
The Surefoot Effect CIC is a Community Interest Company that helps communities, businesses and governments put sustainability and resilience at the heart of what they do. Our approach encourages people to explore their emotions, motivations and behaviours and to make positive changes for themselves and their communities.
HeatHack is a volunteer group that has been helping churches understand energy efficiency, heating performance, and thermal comfort in their worship spaces and halls.
For this project, a small team of people from across Surefoot and HeatHack will be working together to deliver a programme that will help churches across Scotland understand what a net zero future means for their premises. The programme combines some technical learning and engineering investigation of the premises and its heating and ventilation systems with Surefoot’s hallmark approach, and consists of four small group sessions followed by a public activity for the wider community.
Each week, the groups will read material that introduces some basic concepts, hold discussions that that explore what’s right for their community and their buildings, and carry out an exercise that will build up a profile that they can use to discuss their aspirations for the future with professionals and the wider community. The groups will be aided by devices that capture temperature data from their buildings.
The project will deliver the programme to 40 small groups involved in running church premises from across Scotland and produce open content materials for use more widely.
For informal discussion of the role, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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