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Work with Tree Aid

Looking for a fulfilling new job? Join our team and you can work with us to tackle poverty and the effects of the climate crisis.

Tree Aid works in partnership with communities to grow and protect trees so people can live from them for years to come. To do that, we need experienced and committed people who share our values.

Photo of Amadou Tangara, Tree Aid's Mali Country Manager sat with a Tree Aid project member writing a form

Why work at Tree Aid?

Everyone in our team plays a role in tackling poverty and the effects of the climate crisis in the drylands of Africa. Once recruited, we aim to support our people to succeed in their roles and grow both personally and professionally.

Our aim is to build a team who can work together to successfully deliver our strategy and be driven by our values.

Our approach to recruitment

We recruit with openness and transparency. We employ people on the basis of their ability to carry out the role being recruited for.

We ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment than any other on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, caring responsibilities or hours of work.

Group photo of Tree Aid Staff and Partners outside after training

What we offer

We benchmark our salaries using independent surveys to ensure they are fair and competitive. All our people have 33 days of annual leave (including public holidays), rising to 38 days with length of employment. We provide a generous pension scheme in the UK, contributing up to 6% of salary. We offer enhanced maternity pay and are open to discuss flexible working options.

We provide all our people with the skills and opportunities to grow and realise their potential. We support a variety of formal and informal learning opportunities for staff, including time-off to attend training and assistance with training costs.

Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. See our current vacancies below.

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  • Finance and Resources Assistant

    • Location: Bristol, UK with home-working as required
    • Duration: Initially a one year contract
    • Working hours: Full time, 35 hours a week
    • Salary: £22,124 pa + competitive holiday + pension
    • Closing date: Sunday 13th June 2021

    About the role:

    As the Finance and Administration Assistant you will:

    1. Support all areas of administration for the finance and resources team
    2. Ensure that appropriate office supplies and equipment are available, well maintained and that the office space is effectively used and well run.
    3. Support the operations team with the donor contract database
    4. Support all areas of administration for the CEO.

    Full training will be given.

    Key documents:

    The full job description and person specification, and equal opportunities monitoring form can be downloaded by clicking the links below:

    Key dates:

    Closing date: Sunday 13th June 2021

    Start date: As soon as possible

    How to apply:

    To apply, please send your CV, equal opportunities monitoring form and a covering letter setting out how you meet the person specification to recruitment@treeaid.org.

    Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the UK at time of application.

    As a charity with limited resources we can only respond to successful applicants.

    Our approach to recruitment:

    We recruit with openness and transparency and employ people based on their ability to carry out the role being recruited for. We ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, caring responsibilities or hours of work. 

    We value diversity and welcome applications from applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background. 

  • Tree Aid Trustee

    • Duration: 3 Year Term of Appointment, maximum of 2 terms
    • Closing date:  Sunday 18th July 2021

    About Tree Aid:

    Tree Aid is an international development organisation working with people in the drylands of Africa to tackle poverty and the effects of the climate crisis by growing trees, improving people’s incomes, and restoring and protecting land.

    At this critical moment for our work, we are looking for new Trustees to join our board and help oversee the strategic direction and growth of the organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to support transformational change for some of the world’s most vulnerable people who are living on the frontline of the climate crisis. Tree Aid works in partnership with communities in the drylands of Africa, using forestry and natural resource management to relieve poverty and protect the environment. We are values led, unique in what we do and are growing fast.

     

    About the role:

    You will be joining an existing team of passionate and experienced trustees to support the organisations mission, strategic direction and growth over the coming years.

    The trustee role will support Tree Aid by:

    • Ensuring that Tree Aid has a clear vision, mission and strategy
    • Being responsible for the of the oversight of the performance of Tree Aid
    • Ensuring that Tree Aid’s governance is of the highest possible standard;
    • Holding the Chief Executive accountable for the achievement of the organisation's goal
    • Ensuring that Tree Aid complies with all legal and regulatory requirements;

    We are particularly looking for Trustees with skills in Finance and Corporate Governance, International Development and Campaigning and Advocacy

     

    Key documents:

    The full job description and person specification, and equal opportunities monitoring form can be downloaded by clicking the links below:

     

    Key dates:

    • Closing date: Sunday 18th July 2021
    • Start date: September 2021

    Interviews are expected to take place in the last week of July 2021

     

    How to apply:

    To apply, please send your CV, equal opportunities monitoring form and a covering letter setting out how you meet the person specification to recruitment@treeaid.org.

     

    Our approach to recruitment:

    We recruit with openness and transparency and employ people based on their ability to carry out the role being recruited for. We ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, caring responsibilities or hours of work. 

    We value diversity and welcome applications from applicants from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background. 

    Tree Aid is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and has signed up to the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. The jobholder will be expected to sign Tree Aid’s Safeguarding Policy and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

    • Titre du poste: Comptable principal
    • Emplacement: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    • Durée: Contrat à durée déterminée d’un an renouvelable
    • Heures de travail: À plein temps, 40 heures par semaine
    • Date de clôture: jeudi 3 juin 2021 à 16 heures

    À propos de Tree Aid:

    Tree Aid est une organisation de développement international qui travaille avec des personnes situées dans les zones arides d'Afrique afin de lutter contre la pauvreté et les effets de la crise climatique en faisant pousser des arbres, afin améliorer les revenus de la population, et restaurer et protéger la terre.

    Nous cherchons à recruter un comptable principal. Ceci est une opportunité fantastique de soutenir un changement transformatif pour certaines des personnes les plus vulnérables au monde, vivant en première ligne de la crise climatique. Tree Aid travaille en partenariat avec les communautés des zones arides d'Afrique, utilisant la foresterie et la gestion des ressources naturelles afin d’atténuer la pauvreté et protéger l'environnement. Nous sommes fondés sur des valeurs, uniques en notre genre et grandissons rapidement.

    À propos du poste:

    L’objectif est de travailler à fournir un appui administratif, financier et comptable du Projet dans l’exécution des activités avec les communautés, les structures décentralisées et les services étatiques au niveau local et tous les autres partenaires du projet pour une bonne mise en œuvre des activités du projet notamment les activités de renforcement des potentialités de régénération, de production et de préservation des espaces forestiers et d’adaptation des communautés aux changements climatiques.

    Principales tâches et responsabilités:

    • La mise en œuvre des activités du programme
    • La maîtrise de la gestion le contrôle des coûts du programme
    • Le suivi, évaluation et apprentissage

    Qualifications et expérience:

    Diplôme universitaire dans une discipline pertinente en lien avec le poste (BAC+3 minimum en finance comptabilité)

    • Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT) ou Brevet de technicien supérieures (BTS) en finance comptabilité ou diplôme similaire
    • Avoir au moins 5 ans d’expériences professionnelles de préférence dans une ONG
    • Avoir une expérience dans le suivi-accompagnement financier des partenaires terrain

    La description complète du poste et les spécifications de la personne ainsi que le formulaire sur le contrôle de l’égalité des chances peuvent être téléchargés en cliquant sur les liens ci-dessous :

    Dates clés:

    • Date de clôture : jeudi 3 juin 2021 à 16 heures

    Comment postuler:

    • Pour postuler, veuillez envoyer votre CV, le formulaire de contrôle d’égalité des chances et votre lettre de motivation expliquant comment vous répondez aux critères des spécifications de la personne à tawa.recruitment@treeaid.org

    Notre approche en matière de recrutement:

    Nous recrutons avec franchise et transparence et employons des personnes en fonction de leurs habilités à assumer le poste pour lequel elles sont recrutées. Nous nous assurons qu’aucun appliquant ne reçoivent un traitement moins favorable en raison d’un handicap, de son genre, de sa race, religion ou croyance, âge, orientation sexuelle, statut matrimonial, statut parental ou charges familiales en dehors des heures de travail.

    Nous apprécions la diversité et encourageons les applications de candidats de toutes origines. Les candidatures des membres de communautés noires, asiatiques ou de minorités ethniques sont particulièrement bienvenues.

    Tree Aid s’engage à protéger les personnes au sein de ses programmes contre l’exploitation et l’abus et est signataire du ‘Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.’ Le titulaire du poste sera tenu de signer la politique de sauvegarde de Tree Aid et d’accepter de se conduire conformément aux dispositions de ces politiques.

Our commitment to Safeguarding

Tree Aid is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse. We have specific policies on this commitment, including standards of behaviour and whistleblowing. These policies outline the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, volunteers and other organisational representatives.

Any candidate offered a job with Tree Aid will be expected to sign our safeguarding policy and agree to comply with our procedures. Some roles require DBS checks/police vetting.