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Skidmore College

Sustainability Rep Job Description

Skidmore's Sustainability repsSustainable Skidmore’s student S-rep program is designed to increase environmental awareness and inspire behavior change on campus. S-Reps offer information on environmental topics, serve as a sounding board for environmental concerns in the residence halls, and offer activities surrounding sustainability. They educate their residence hall mates about environmental issues such as energy conservation and waste reduction and will help plan related activities in their residence halls. S-Reps must attend fall training in September and weekly training and planning meetings (day and time TBA). At each meeting you will help plan activities and brainstorm actions you'll take in your residence halls over the following week and throughout the semester. Other duties include group activities, collaborative projects, and opportunities to represent the Eco-Rep Program at various campus events.

What we are looking for

  • Creative, enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about environmental and social issues
  • Effective communication skills (through a variety of means)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to see projects through to completion
  • Ability to learn information about environmental topics and relate that information to your peers
  • Students who can be held accountable for their work and who have strong time management skills

What you will gain

  • Leadership and peer education skills
  • Knowledge of environmental and social topics
  • The experience of working with other passionate students
  • Standard student worker pay rate for four hours of work per week