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

Position Filled – Diversity Stipend / Grant Coordinators

The International Permaculture CoLab is actively looking to appoint at least 2 people for the Diversity Stipend Team within the Next Steps Project.

The Diversity Stipend Team will be comprised of people who are ideally themselves eligible for a diversity stipend and have an interest and motivation to support projects and individuals in this theme of work.

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

The positions will be active until the Diversity Community Pot is exhausted and will be reopened at the start of the project year again in February on the second and third year respectively.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Support groups & individuals to apply for a diversity grant / stipend
  • Review applications for completion upon submission within 48 hours
  • Forward on the public parts of applications in the #next-steps-project 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 the private parts of the applications  submitted.

Having 2 people on this team enables a quick turnaround in the process, an opportunity to consult each other in case anything is unclear and also ensures holidays and sickness are covered.

The project manager will be on hand to provide support and induction training.

Diversity Stipend Eligibility Self-Assessment

We want to express an invitation to individuals who, in principle, would love to work alongside us but, in practice, have come up against systemic barriers due to one or more of the reasons listed below:

  • are a citizen of the Global South 
  • are affected by structural discrimination (i.e. through racism, ableism, classism, ageism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia among others) 
  • are a sole carer and supporting children and/or other dependents with limited financial resources
  • live paycheck to paycheck or are experiencing financial insecurity
  • are living under the poverty line in the country of residence
  • have significant debt without a regular income
  • receive public assistance
  • are an elder with limited financial support and limited savings
If you are interested, please contact us on

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is the nation’s largest supporter of the arts and humanities. Since 1969, the Foundation has been guided by its core belief that the humanities and arts are essential to human understanding. The Foundation believes that the arts and humanities are where we express our complex humanity, and that everyone deserves the beauty, transcendence, and freedom to be found there. Through our grants, we seek to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking, where ideas and imagination can thrive.

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