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#LitterHeroes Ambassador

Description of the role:

Have you got what it takes to be a #LitterHeroes Ambassador?
If so, join us!
We should all care for our local environment but we know that some go above and beyond. Whilst juggling work, family and life, people are caring for the environment not just on their own doorstep but on their neighbours’ too.
We are looking for people, with infectious enthusiasm and a passion for action, to become a #LitterHeroes Ambassador in their local community, to help us shape the future of a litter-free UK.
Whether you can spare an hour a month or an hour a day, if you are passionate about the fight against litter, making a difference on your own doorstep and spreading the message further, this could be the opportunity for you!
Thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery, we will help you make a difference in your bit of the world and together we’ll clean up this country.

Opportunity Activities: Advice, Information and Support, Community Work, Employee and Group Volunteering, General and Helping, Local Events
Availability required:


What skills are needed?

You will need to enjoy getting outside and leading by example, encouraging others to love where they live and make tangible improvements to your neighbourhood.
As a #LitterHeroes Ambassador you will work within your local community to inspire and encourage new and existing #LitterHeroes to take action by getting involved in litter picking events throughout the year, as well as our annual campaigns such as the Great British Spring Clean and Love Parks Week.
Activities may include:
• Encouraging individuals who enquire about #LitterHeroes to join a new or existing group in their area.
• Guiding new and/or existing groups to the correct departments within their local authority to access services and resources.
• Working with Keep Britain Tidy's corporate partners (e.g. Wilko, the Daily Mail, Coca-Cola etc) to encourage employees to organise their own #LitterHeroes events.
• Developing relationships with local suppliers, enabling #LitterHeroes easier access to tools and resources.
• Encouraging local community involvement in Keep Britain Tidy campaigns, such as the Great British Spring Clean.
• Forwarding any creative ideas to us at Keep Britain Tidy.
• Fulfilling administrative tasks to support us in capturing data and feedback, to help us continue to monitor and improve the programme.

What skills will be learned / gained?

Keep Britain Tidy will support you in this role by providing:
• Access to online resources.
• A dedicated member of staff providing support and guidance.
• Exclusive access to Keep Britain Tidy’s public liability insurance (subject to meeting eligibility criteria).
• Training in a variety of areas including: leadership, social media, and community engagement.
• Resources to help you obtain required equipment.
• The opportunity to attend national and local events.

DBS Check Required: No
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: Yes
Details of restriction:

This opportunity is not available to those under the age of 18.

Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

This opportunity takes place across the UK (led by you in your own community) and is subject to a competitive application process, to apply go to: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LHAapply2019

About the Opportunity Host Organisation

Host Organisation: Keep Britain Tidy
Organisation Profile:

Keep Britain Tidy is an independent national charity with three goals – to eliminate litter, end waste and improve places. This means more to us than just picking up litter. It means creating clean beaches, parks and streets. It means creating sustainable practices and eliminating unnecessary waste.
It’s about working with people, businesses, organisations and public bodies to care for the environment on our doorstep.
We fight for people’s right to live and work in places they can be proud of and prosper in.


This opportunity is no longer accepting expressions of interest.