Centre for Alternative Technology

Britain's major centre for environmental inspiration and courses.


Welcome to the Job vacancies section

Below are the current vacancies we have on offer at CAT.  If you would like to apply for a position, you will need to complete an Application Form (in Word format). You can download it together with the guidance notes from the list on the right. CVs will not be accepted.


Please return your application form by email to . If you would like to discuss a vacancy,  please telephone 01654 705955 (mornings). All applications will be acknowledged by email, so if you've not heard back within a couple of days, please telephone to check that your application has been received as we sometimes have difficulties receiving emails from gmail & hotmail accounts.


For more details about volunteer placements, please go to www.cat.org.uk/volunteers. *Recruiting now for long term volunteers for 2014/2015*


For more environmental related jobs visit environmentjob.co.uk


Thank you for your interest in working at CAT, we look forward to receiving your application.





The Children’s Activities Assistant works within a small team to deliver children’s onsite activities to visitors on a daily basis during school holiday weeks from Easter to October half term inclusive. The activities will include our ‘Inventors of the Future’ workshop, eco crafts, bug hunting and storytelling. We expect to deliver a high quality service receiving excellent visitor feedback. Some cleaning and tidying before and after activities will also be included in the duties.

Closing date: 06.03.15

Caretaker (168.50 kB)

The caretaker will take a primary role in ensuring a high standard of presentation of accommodation, facilities and the visitor centre to customers. The postholder will maintain a high standard of effective and efficient cleaning of the facilities and will take responsibility for security of WISE and other public buildings on site on a shift basis. The postholder will also assist with low-level maintenance across the site including path and vegetation clearance, grass mowing, cleaning signs and painting.

Closing date: 06.03.15

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