Training Coordinator

Job description


Based in London

£28,118 to £29,817 per annum pro rata (based on 30 hours per week)


The Actions Unit is an integral part of Greenpeace UK’s programme, providing strategic, tactical and creative input into all campaigns and appropriate investigations. The team are currently looking for a permanent Training Coordinator, to work on a part time basis (30 hours per week). The position complements and supports the current skillset and work demands within the wider department.


The role sits within the wider Logistics Department in Greenpeace UK, which comprises of our Warehouse/Workshop, Actions Team and Outreach Team, also working very closely with the Events Team. The department is tasked with delivery of offline work in support of the aims of Greenpeace UK. This covers an enormous range and amount of work from Street Stalls and Public Speaking to Interventions and HQ occupations.


This role would be key to ensuring the design and delivery of training and development of our volunteers, activists and staff to ensure they have the necessary skills to deliver our work. The hours tend to be long and unsociable, working weekends and evenings as required. The scope of skills needed is very diverse and the training reflects this; driving, first aid, communication, Non Violent Direct Action, climbing, boating etc.


This role will work closely with all members of the Department, especially with the Logistics Director, as line manager, with the Head of Outreach, who oversees the main body of our volunteer network and the Activist Coordinator, whose role it is to support and develop activists’ relationships with the department and therefore attends and helps shape specific actions trainings.


The post holder will need excellent organisational and practical skills, demonstrable training experience and abilities. Understanding of different styles and types of learning will be essential alongside strong IT skills to maximise remote and on line learning techniques to combat the dispersed nature of our organisation. The work is demanding; flexibility, adaptability, time management and problem solving skills are essential.


Relevant experience and a genuine passion for, and understanding of Greenpeace’s mission and methods are essential. 


We have identified this post as a development opportunity. In time it is anticipated that the successful candidate will be able to take on an increased level of responsibility and corresponding salary, over time.

How to Apply

For further information, please download a Job Pack here or alternatively email us at

We ask that all applicants for this post complete the online Monitoring Form along with their application.

Please note that in applying for this post you must be able to demonstrate that you have the right to work in the UK


Greenpeace is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law. Greenpeace UK was recently awarded the National Equality Standard, one of the UK’s most rigorous accreditations for equality, diversity and inclusion.

CLOSING DATE: 9am on Thursday, 21st February 2019

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday, 5th March 2019