Volunteer Eco-Schools Assessor

Location: Across England

Wage: Voluntary - travel expenses are paid



• Are you passionate about environmental education?

• Would you like to help encourage your young people to become more environmentally responsible?

• Would you like to help create great community cohesion in your Local Authority?

• Would you like to encourage schools to become more sustainable and environmentally aware?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you may be interested in becoming an Eco-Schools Green Flag Assessor, across one of 9 regions in the UK.


The Eco-Schools programme is the largest sustainable schools programme in the world. The  Eco-Schools Green Flag is an international standard schools attain to show their commitment to the environment. To gain the Green Flag, the school must be assessed by an Eco-Schools Green Flag Assessor. This process involves the assessor reading the school’s Green Flag application documents, and then visiting the school to meet the Eco-Committee and Eco-Coordinator to assess whether the Eco-Schools ethos is embedded throughout the school.


What will I be expected to do?

 Using application documents and by conducting a visit, you will assess the school against the Eco-Schools Green Flag award criteria.

 Following this you will complete an assessment form.

 You will be fully trained to undertake assessments You will satisfy the Eco-Schools Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures and follow Keep Britain Tidy’s Safeguarding Policy.


Confirmed training dates:

London (Keep Britain Tidy Offices) - 08 March 2017

Hereford - 30 March 2017

Hemel Hempstead - 25 April 2017


For information and to apply:  

For more information visit our websitefill in the application form and return to us at eco-schools@keepbritaintidy.orgWe will then contact you to complete our Safer Recruitment procedures.  You can contact us for more details on 01942 612614 or eco-schools@keepbritaintidy.org