Be a part of something bigger


At Hope for the Future we believe that the diversity of our society should be reflected in our staff team, senior leadership and trustee Board and we work to create an environment that is inclusive and equitable.
To bring diverse voices into our organisation, at all levels, we want to ensure that everyone feels welcome but also has an equal opportunity to get in the door.

Read our EDI statement

If you have any questions about any of our roles, or have any queries about the application process, please contact

Read our Flexible Working Policy

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including generous annual leave allowance, employee assistance program , flexible/part-time working arrangements and the option of working from our Sheffield city centre office, fully home working or hybrid.

Read our Hybrid/Home Working Policy

Current Vacancies

Director of Delivery

Join Hope for the Future as our Director of Delivery and spearhead transformative action on climate and nature crises through democratic engagement. 

Do you have a prowess for political engagement and community building with exceptional relationship building skills?

Working closely with the Chief Exec, this role will be responsible for ensuring our mission-critical functions are resourced, high performing and making a real impact. You’ll need to hit the ground running in this general election year, and have a demonstrable ability to successfully lead a team to drive outcomes and quality. You'll have a natural aptitude for leading projects and some experience of identifying, securing and delivering income generating client relationships, ensuring efficient coordination and maximum impact. 

You’ll likely already be a successful team leader, looking for a unique opportunity like this to make that all important step from manager to senior leader, learn on the job and develop while you deliver. For our perfect candidate, we prioritise ambition, energy, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn, over ticking all the boxes!

If you're passionate about driving change, fostering inclusivity, and making a tangible impact for the climate and nature crisis, we want to hear from you. Apply now and be part of a dynamic organisation committed to creating meaningful change.

Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 25th April 2024

Online interviews early May 2024

If you have any questions about any of our roles, or have any queries about the application process, please contact

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Policy & Engagement Officer

We are no longer recruiting to this position

If you have any questions about any of our roles, or have any queries about the application process, please contact

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Trustees and Treasurer

🌟 Join Hope for the Future's Board of Trustees and be at the forefront of combating the climate and nature emergency! 🌍

We’re looking for candidates who will not only bring a commitment to climate action, but also a finesse for accountability, sustainability, and regulatory compliance. Incoming trustees will receive a full induction, so if you’ve never been on a board before, don’t let that put you off applying.

We’re seeking diverse expertise to enrich our board. We’re particularly looking for trustees with skills in finance, HR, fundraising and marketing, all of which will be invaluable in shaping our strategy and impact.

Our track record speaks volumes: from influencing Parliament to catalyzing local action, our engagement spans party lines and drives tangible change. Take the lead in our vital work and make a lasting difference. Apply now and help shape a future where hope prevails over crisis.


PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VOLUNTARY ROLE - travel expenses will be reimbursed

To apply, read the trustee information pack and email a cover letter and CV to

Include “Application for the Role of Trustee” in the subject line of the email by 7th May 2024.

We expect interviews to take place dates w/c 13th May 2024.

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Note for all applicants:
In order to ensure a more inclusive interview and selection process, all candidates will be provided with the interview questions in advance and reasonable adjustments will be made for neurodiverse and/or disabled applicants upon request.

Please note that unfortunately, our roles do not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who currently have the right to live and work in the UK.

Volunteering Vacancies

Treasurer: Join our Board

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the fight against the climate and nature emergency? Hope for the Future is seeking a dynamic Treasurer ready to channel their financial expertise into amplifying our impact through democratic engagement.

To apply please email your CV with "Treasurer Application" in the subject with a personal statement explaining why you'd be a good fit for this role

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Other Volunteering roles

We are currently revising our volunteering opportunities and so are not able to take your details at this time. This page will be updated soon so please keep an eye out for the changes and register with us then. Thanks again for your support as we work together to tackle climate change.