Opportunities within the UK

Introducing permaculture to a whole new audience

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about permaculture in the UK to come in and spend 1 hour introducing the movement and what it stands for, to our company.

We’re a large media agency, based in central London and every month we offer our staff a ‘Lunch and Learn’ session, where people from outside of our industry come in and inspire us with new ideas, inventions and challenges.

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Opportunity to help develop a Permaculture Natural Sanctuary in mid Argyll

Two people needed to come and help develop Comraich Natural Sanctuary in mid-Argyll. Accommodation offered in return for some regular part-time contribution. Practical skills are needed for example in DIY , building, carpentry, eco design, organic/biodynamic gardening. Ideally you would be open to staying long term, or at least a couple of years, after a successful trial period to discover if it works for all of us.

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Photographer / Videographer & Primary Teacher MEd Offering services for permaculture experience/food/caravan park on our family UK tour.

We are a young family visiting the UK from NZ to reconnect with our family as we emigrated 10 years ago. Dad (Phil) will be taking a PDC design course on arrival in May. From June we hope to tour permaculture sites with our two children (5 & 2), learning and making new friends. We can offer photography/videography either commercial, wedding or a family portrait and/or education advice at primary level (Lorna AKA Mum), or even just labour.

We ask for a place to park our caravan whilst we are with you and some of the spoils of your garden!

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Intern / Volunteer on Aquaponics Smallholding

Spend a summer learning lots of new practical smallholding skills in rural Cheshire.
The opportunity:-
Starting in March 2018 Urbanag CIC are setting up from scratch a training centre and small commercial scale Aquaponics system based on a rural smallholding near Frodsham in Cheshire.
We are looking for one or more people to:
1. Help with setting up a large polytunnel and hydroponic grow-beds (learn about - blockwork, woodwork, construction)
2. Build a commercial scale Aquaponics system (learn about - plumbing, electrics, water testing)

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Respond to Defra Consultation: "Future for food, farming and the environment" 2018

The future for food, farming and the environment - Defra Consultation

Deadline 8th May, 11.45pm

Leaving the European Union means we can expect huge changes in food and farming policy over the next few years. This consultation provides a really important opportunity for the Permaculture Association to add its distinctive approach to the debate on food, farming and the environment in the UK.

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18-26, passionate about social action and looking to develop new skills?

Are you or do you know anyone who is 18-26, passionate about social action and looking to build their network and develop new skills?



This June, PwC is delighted to be supporting Drivers for Change, bringing together 100 young leaders to take part in a unique 11-day immersive learning journey - the first of its kind in the UK! We'll visit 8 towns and cities across the UK and meet inspiring role models - entrepreneurs, activists, community organisers and artists - that are working to make their communities thrive.

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Campaign Bootcamp - training for campaigners and activists

Campaign Bootcamp is a year-long programme designed to give you the skills, confidence and community to win the campaigns you care about. It starts with a week of intensive training and then you get a year of peer mentoring, training opportunities and community support.

Who is it for?
Anyone who has a passion to change the world, and would love to learn from others how best to make change happen.

What do you learn?

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Volunteer with The Lions Gate Project at Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston campus

The Lion’s Gate is a new permaculture project initiated and supported by the School of Computing and the Estates Department of Edinburgh Napier University at Merchiston campus. The project has been set up to explore how permaculture and digital interaction, can be blended in ways that foster reflection on human-kinds intrinsic connection to nature, and how this can be leveraged to produce well-being and ecological activism.

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Land Opportunity Ragmans Lane Farm

Ragmans is a dynamic farm in the Forest of Dean, we have been working with organic principles and permaculture for more than 25 years. We have an opportunity to offer access to woodland or small-scale growing projects or crafts projects that would complement our current farm enterprises – venue hire, apple orchards, veg garden, willow business and sheep farming.

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