Fair Trade - frequently asked questions

How can I meet other people who care about Fair Trade in Bristol?


Bristol Fair Trade Network hosts quarterly socials where supporters of Fair Trade or those wishing to find out more can meet and discuss the latest Fair Trade campaigns and developments, instigate or join local Fair Trade activities and find opportunities to volunteer. Take a look at our next events and join us!.




How can I run my own Fair Trade event in Bristol?


We encourage anyone to set up their own event in support of Fair Trade in Bristol, and we’re happy to discuss ideas and help you promote it. For more information, visit our Events page.




Can Bristol Fair Trade visit my school/club/workplace?


We will always do our best to accommodate requests for a visit to your school, club or workplace to talk more about Fair Trade, depending on the availability of our volunteers. Visits to profit-making organisations may incur a small fee depending on the nature of the request. Please contact us if you’d like to make enquiries.




I don't live in Bristol, but want to get involved Fair Trade – how?


Bristol is just one of a thriving network of Fairtrade Towns in the UK, which in turn forms part of Fair Trade Towns International. The Communities Team at the Fairtrade Foundation can help you find your nearest Fairtrade Town in the UK.




Can I have some materials for my event/school etc.


Bristol Fair Trade is not able to provide materials for events and teaching, however the Fairtrade Foundation has a wide variety of materials available for free or at minimal cost in their online shop.




Are there any paid opportunities with Bristol Fair Trade?


At present, there is only one paid role with Bristol Fair Trade and this role is currently filled. Any future paid opportunities will be advertised on our website.




How can I do work experience with Bristol Fair Trade?


Unfortunately we’re not able to offer work experience placements with Bristol Fair Trade as our coordinator works irregular hours and is often based away from the office. We do occasionally require volunteers for specific roles and projects that would provide valuable opportunities to gain work experience. These roles will be published on our volunteer page, with details of how to apply.





Bristol Fair Trade Network - Frequently asked questions

How can I meet other people who care about Fair Trade in Bristol?


Bristol Fair Trade Network hosts quarterly socials where supporters of Fair Trade or those wishing to find out more can meet and discuss the latest Fair Trade campaigns and developments, instigate or join local Fair Trade activities and find opportunities to volunteer. Take a look at our next events and join us!.




How can I run my own Fair Trade event in Bristol?


We encourage anyone to set up their own event in support of Fair Trade in Bristol, and we’re happy to discuss ideas and help you promote it. For more information, visit our Events page.




Can Bristol Fair Trade visit my school/club/workplace?


We will always do our best to accommodate requests for a visit to your school, club or workplace to talk more about Fair Trade, depending on the availability of our volunteers. Visits to profit-making organisations may incur a small fee depending on the nature of the request. Please contact us if you’d like to make enquiries.




I don't live in Bristol, but want to get involved Fair Trade – how?


Bristol is just one of a thriving network of Fairtrade Towns in the UK, which in turn forms part of Fair Trade Towns International. The Communities Team at the Fairtrade Foundation can help you find your nearest Fairtrade Town in the UK.




Can I have some materials for my event/school etc.


Bristol Fair Trade is not able to provide materials for events and teaching, however the Fairtrade Foundation has a wide variety of materials available for free or at minimal cost in their online shop.




Are there any paid opportunities with Bristol Fair Trade?


At present, there is only one paid role with Bristol Fair Trade and this role is currently filled. Any future paid opportunities will be advertised on our website.




How can I do work experience with Bristol Fair Trade?


Unfortunately we’re not able to offer work experience placements with Bristol Fair Trade as our coordinator works irregular hours and is often based away from the office. We do occasionally require volunteers for specific roles and projects that would provide valuable opportunities to gain work experience. These roles will be published on our volunteer page, with details of how to apply.