CLOSED: Diversity & Decolonization Community Pot Coordinator

:herb: The CoLab is recruiting: A Diversity & Decolonization Community Pot Coordinator 

The Diversity Coordination team will be comprised of at least 1 person (coordinator) who are themselves eligible for a diversity stipend and have interest and motivation to support projects and individuals in this theme of work. The coordinator will work alongside the Next Steps Project Manager (who is paid through their role budget line).

We anticipate this position will be paid on an hourly basis on an equitable wage rate and will require 15 – 20 hours time over the the course of 2024.

The positions will be active until the Diversity Community Pot is exhausted and will be reopened at the start of the project year again next February.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Support groups & individuals to apply for a diversity grant / stipend
  • Review applications for completion upon submission within 48 hours
  • Forward applications in the #next-steps-channel
  • Alert applicant of any pending clarifying questions / objections
  • Link successful applicants / contributors with the project manager for set up
  • Report to the community in #next-steps-project any issues that arise
  • Provide and pass on feedback of this process in order to improve it
  • Make a commitment not to disclose details about personal circumstance applicants might share.

The Next Steps Project Manager will be on hand to provide induction training and ongoing support.

Read the full Diversity & Decolonization Community Pot Policy here
You will need to become a colab member if you are not one already
Application opens 10th February and closes 17th February

CLOSED: Emergent Festival Coordinator / Festival Crew

The International Permaculture CoLab is actively looking to appoint 2 people for the Emergent Festival within the Next Steps Project. Perhaps one could lead and the second could support.

The Festival Coordinators Team will be comprised of people who are skilled facilitators with experience in coordinating within a self organized system.

We anticipate this position will be paid on an hourly basis on an equitable wage rate and will require around 20 hours of time over the next few months. With a total maximum budget for both roles of 1000 GBP.

The positions will be active until the Emergent Festival is finished and will be reopened at the start of the project year again next February for the third (and final) year .

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Keep the festival running smoothly on time and on budget
  • Manage admin tasks on CoBudget / Slack– training for this will be provided
  • Manage communications & assist Festival Rockstars & Ravers to actively participate
  • Host fun Festival Events within timelines provided – see timeline
  • Feedback into the festival setup for future improvements
  • Complete quarterly & end of project monitoring reports as per other Next Steps projects

Having 2 people on this team enables an opportunity to co-design events and assign tasks between the crew as needed.

The project manager will be on hand to provide support and induction training. Applications for this position can be submitted in the #next-steps-project channel, tell us why you want to be involved, your capacity and your experience with group facilitation and events hosting.


Read the full Emergent Festival Policy here
You will need to become a colab member if you are not one already

Application opens 10th February and closes 17th February

ECOLISE is recruiting – Policy role, Content and Social Media role and Fundraising role

We are thrilled to announce three exciting opportunities to join our passionate team at ECOLISE. The vacancies that we’re looking to fill are in: Policy role, Content and Social Media role and Fundraising role.

As a team, we are a group of passionate, purpose-driven individuals who bring our whole hearts and creative minds to the workplace and the service of our members. We foster a human-centered and collaborative working culture where everyone is encouraged to take initiative and responsibility for the direction, quality, impact, and character of our constantly evolving work. 

ECOLISE is committed to a policy of diversity, gender equality, and non-discrimination. We recruit on the basis of competencies and talents, regardless of gender, identity, colour, age, origin, disability, etc. ECOLISE will support and accommodate the needs of candidates with specific needs within its capacity. 

To apply, please read the job descriptions linked above and fill in the Google Forms uploading your CV and motivation letter, as well as any other specific requirements. The deadline for applications is December 11th, at 12 CET.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you soon!

PermaPuheet Lecture Series Coming to EuPN: Join Us as a Teacher

Permapuheet 2024 - the PermaTalks 2024

About the PermaPuheet

PermaPuheet, the Finnish term for “permatalks,” is a permaculture online lecture series which runs in Finland since 2020 – every year in the beginning of the year – one lecture a week – usually every Thursday at 18:30 CET. 

Teachers introduce one topic of their choice and teach for 30 to 90 minutes. At the end of the sessions there is usually a Q&A. Lectures get streamed to and recorded at Youtube.

You can brows all the teachers and lectures at and watch most of the lectures. 

Co-creation with the EuPN

We are happy to announce that the PermaPuheet 2024 season will be held together with the EuPN. 

The season starts on the 11th of January 2024 and lasts for 8 to 10 lectures. Details will follow in December. 

6 teaching slots are already taken. 

Join us as teacher!

At EuPN, we firmly believe in the power of collective wisdom and nurturing a vibrant permaculture community. That’s why we’re on the hunt for passionate teachers, practitioners, and experts to be a part of the PermaPuheet lecture series.

Why be a PermaPuheet teacher?

  • 🧠 Share Your Expertise: If you have unique insights, innovative ideas, or practical experiences in permaculture and sustainability, this is your platform to inspire and educate.
  • 🌐 Connect Globally: EuPN provides a stage to reach a diverse and engaged audience eager to learn and make a positive impact on the world.
  • 🌿 Strengthen the Community: By becoming a PermaPuheet teacher, you’ll contribute to the growth and vitality of the permaculture movement.

Get Involved now

🌱 If you’re eager to share your permaculture expertise: please fill in the form here

POSITION FILLED – Data Processing

The permaculture convergence team is working on a timeline of history of permaculture convergences, we have already a large spreadsheet of events and would like to hire someone to work a maximum of 10 to 15 hours this coming week and the next on the following tasks:

  • finish the data inputting from the spreadsheet into the website
  • confirm data which is marked to be confirmed
  • go out to collect the missing data

about you:

  • you have worked with worpress before
  • you have 10 to 15 hours during CET business hours to put into this project immediately starting this coming week and the next
  • able to work independently but work in close collaboration with other team members
  • member of the permaculture colab / have some knowledge of permaculture convergences
  • able to receive payment through opencollective

we will provide:

  • payment of 25 GBP per hour worked
  • training on wordpress block you’ll be using