Like Eco-Schools, Good Energy is an energy company that cares about your future and wants to help fight climate change. We are extremely excited to announce to all our secondary, sixth form and FE college Eco-Committees that Good Energy are now looking for six students between the ages of 12 and 18 living in England to join their Good Future Board of shadow directors.
Why? Well the average board director, of a top UK company is nearly 60! Age brings lots of experience, but that experience is all in the past and Good Energy are focussed on the future.
The ideal Good Future Board candidate will:
Have 12-18 years’ experience of living on our planet
Be willing to tell adults when they are wrong
Be passionate about tackling the climate crisis
Want to help create a greener future for everyone
What will be expected of me as a member of the Good Future Board?
Members of Good Energy’s Good Future Board will be required to join two to three meetings, to be held virtually over video call, within 12 months. These meetings, hosted by a chairperson or chairpersons from Good Energy, will be an opportunity for you as a Good Future Board member to see and hear about Good Energy’s plans as a business, and share your thoughts.
You will have the opportunity to present your own ideas to Good Energy and you may also be invited to be involved with Good Energy’s annual general meeting where the company’s investors are updated on the business strategy.
Full Good Future Board terms and conditions will be provided to the successful six applicants at the time of their appointment by Good Energy
What do I need to do in order to apply to be a member of the Good Future Board?
All who wish to apply to sit on the Good Future Board must submit a short personal statement no longer than 500 words, explaining why they should be considered for this amazing opportunity.
Include answers to the following in your personal statement:
What inspired you to care for our planet?
What skills or experiences you can bring?
One idea for what a renewable energy company can do today to help protect the planet?
Remember, this is your chance to bring together all the skills and experience you possess that show your passion and determination to save the planet. Think about what makes you unique and don’t be afraid to write what you truly believe.
Good Energy are looking for daring, young people who will question decisions and suggest new and exciting ways to develop their company over the next year.
What do I need to know about the Good Future Board application process?
The deadline for all personal statement entries is Friday 5th February 2021 at 16.00.
Eco-Schools England will shortlist twelve candidates during the week commencing 8th February 2021 and forward their anonymised personal statements to Good Energy for them to pick the six successful candidates.
Eco-Schools England will then contact the six lucky individuals using the contact details provided on the application form (so please make sure they are correct!) during the week commencing the 15th February 2021.
Please note given the large volume of applicants we expect to receive for this fantastic opportunity to sit on the Good Future Board sadly we will not be able contact those who have not been appointed. BUT don’t let this stop you from using your amazing personal statement for other education and career eco-opportunities in the future!
Full competition terms and conditions can be found here