MAPPING (GIS) VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP: Mapping forest cover changes in Central Africa using Google Earth Engine and machine learning

Duration and hours: 3-6 months, days and hours of placement to be agreed
Reporting to: Mapping Coordinator, Mapping and Monitoring Programme
Location: RFUK's office (North London) or remote
Deadline to apply: 13th September 2019

We are looking for a volunteer intern to join our Mapping Team for a period of 3-6 months and support RFUK’s work in the field of GIS. The role would be suitable for undergraduate students and executed in conjunction with University studies, with ability to work remotely and meet regularly at our premises in North London.

If you are an enthusiastic team player with the ability to work independently, background in earth observation and satellite image processing, experience with Python and JS we would love to hear from you.

We are using Google Earth Engine and data from Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 to test and validate recent forest cover changes for monitoring purposes in Central Africa Working.

For a full description, please click here.

To apply, please complete an application form and email to with the job title in the subject line.


Human resources advisor

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources (HR) Advisor to join the team and help us in achieving our goal – protecting the indigenous peoples and their habitats and the world’s rainforests.

You will be the first point of HR contact for our staff, leading on all aspects of HR delivery and continuing to develop the HR function, policies and processes of the organisation. You will be responsible for the overseeing the full employee lifecycle, with a key focus on administration, HR/Employment Law advice as well as the development of processes that scale as the RFUK grows. In time, there may be scope for the role to become a standalone organisational function with managerial responsibilities.

Please refer to the job description for a full specification of duties.

Position: Human Resources Advisor
Location: Crouch Hill, London, N4 4AP
Duration of contract: 18 months Fixed Term Contract, Full-time (applications for a part-time role, minimum 60% FTE, will also be considered)
Salary: £32,651 pa pro-rata, including London weighting; 4% employer contribution to statutory pension
Closing date: 25th September 2019

To apply, please complete an application form and email to with the job title in the subject line. 

*RFUK is an equal opportunities employer and makes no discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, age, physical abilities, religious or sexual persuasion.