Volunteer with Transition Cambridge!

Want to join us?

A warm welcome awaits! Transition Cambridge is a great place to meet new people who are interested in creating low impact sustainable lifestyles, to practise or share your skill sets and even learn a few new ones. Here are our latest opportunities:

Repair Café Repairers and Helpers

Be a part of the extraordinary community that aims to build a circular economy!! Feel the satisfaction of intervening to beat consumerism and save things from recycling or landfill. Nothing beats the smile on someone’s face when we bring their old/damaged/broken item back to life! 

Skills needed: Repairers: an ability to engage people with their items' repair, plus specific practical skills e.g. sewing expertise, electronics know-how, mechanical skills, bike repair skills, software and hardware problem-solving. Non-repairing volunteers: meet and greet, admin, run the kitchen/café area, help set up and take down.

Time commitment: 2 - 6 hrs, on Saturdays or Sundays. 3 - 4 times a year in Cambridge city, plus opportunities in South and East Cambs

Contact Kate for more information. (Posted October 2018)


Join our Communications Team!

Our fortnightly bulletin is a core part of Transition Cambridge activities, helping our diverse community to stay connected and informed about the local environment and sustainability scene. We need new writers to compile and edit the bulletin, social media users to spread the word, and bloggers to write short pieces about sustainability, environment and community.

Skills needed: Enthusiastic communicators with a decent grasp of written English, online editing skills and Wiki mark-up knowledge – desirable but training will be given.

Time Commitment: 1-3 hours per hours per bulletin, approximately once per 6 weeks.

Contact: Jacky (Posted October 2018)


Transition Cafe Coordinators

Imagine a lovely venue with lively conversation, talks, films and presentations about all the things we're passionate about to build a great community in our city! A couple of new venue opportunities have appeared to make a monthly Transition Cafe possible... We are looking for people to form a co-ordinators' team to organise cafe nights and bring a much needed sense of place to Transition Cambridge.

Skills needed:  If you have organising abilities, enjoy being social, or have ideas for themes and good networking and promotional skills, we'd love to hear from you!

Time commitment: 1 -4 hours per month plus cafe times -to be arranged. Contact: Liz

Our Mission

Transition Cambridge aims to help Cambridge make the transition to ways of life that are more resilient in the face of rising energy prices and a changing climate.

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