Green Team

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The UTM Green Team is a group of students who are interested in helping out with environmental initiatives on the UTM campus.  Both work-study (paid) and volunteer positions are available.

The Environmental Affairs Office is now hiring for the 2015-2016 school year!  All paid positions are part of the work-study program.  We're looking for candidates for the following positions:

Electronic Waste & Recycling Coordinator

Oversee all aspects of UTM’s electronic waste and printer cartridge recycling programs.  Duties include:

  • Continual monitoring of printer cartridge and battery collection containers
  • Emptying containers and preparing cartridges and batteries for shipping as needed
  • Recommending locations for further collection points on campus
  • Planning, promoting, and carrying out electronic waste collection event for faculty, staff, and students
  • Raising awareness of year-round electronic waste disposal availability
  • Researching, piloting, and implementing methods to improve capture rates
  • Explore opportunities to improve UTM’s recycling programming
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 20 lbs
  • Experience planning events an asset
  • Knowledge of UTM’s environmental programs an asset
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

To apply, please send your resume and a unique cover letter detailing your skills and experience to chelsea.dalton@utoronto.ca.  Due to volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Marketing Coordinator & Graphic Designer

The Marketing Coordinator oversees all aspects of marketing and communications for the UTM Green Team, and provides graphic design services to the Environmental Affairs Office.

  • Explore unused/underused communications & marketing channels; provide recommendations
  • Write communications plan for Environmental Affairs Office
  • Assist in spreading awareness about existence of Environmental Affairs office & campus initiatives, including through social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Create graphic materials for the Green Team, including posters, banners, and logos
  • Assist with advertising Environmental Affairs Office programs & events, including BikeShare and Green Daze
  • Some videography work may be required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Currently studying marketing, communications, or related field
  • Must have experience with graphic design, both electronic and print
  • Familiarity with digital methods of event promotion/sign-up, e.g. QR codes & Google docs
  • Ability to create promotional materials in different formats, e.g. web presentations, logos, posters, banners
  • Experience with marketing & communications an asset
  • Knowledge of UTM’s environmental programs an asset
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Familiar with social media and marketing through social media
  • Experience creating communications plans an asset

To apply, please send your resume, a unique cover letter detailing your skills and experience, and 2-3 examples of your graphic design work (or link to online portfolio) to chelsea.dalton@utoronto.ca.  Due to volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sustainability Programming Assistant

The Sustainability Programming Assistant will assist the Environmental Affairs Office with running existing sustainability programming, and will assist with expanding on existing programs and starting new ones.

  • Assist with running and promoting existing sustainability programming.  This may include:
    • Urban agriculture (according to weather conditions)
    • Green courses
    • Green Ambassadors
    • Garbage 2 Garden
    • Worm composting
    • Anti-litter
    • Other environmental programming
  • Planning and running events for Green Team
  • Assist with recruiting, training, and scheduling of volunteers
  • Research initiatives at other universities, identify those which may be transferable to UTM
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of UTM’s environmental programming
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience conducting online research an asset
  • Experience planning and promoting events
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

To apply, please send your resume and a unique cover letter detailing your skills and experience to chelsea.dalton@utoronto.ca.  Due to volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Assistant

This position is responsible for assisting the Environmental/Sustainability Coordinator with updating UTM’s current greenhouse gas inventory, which is out of date.

This position will work closely with the Environmental/Sustainability Coordinator to:

  • Perform background research
  • Research & retrieve emissions factors from multiple sources
  • Collecting, manipulating, and analyzing data from multiple sources
  • Analyzing transportation survey data
  • Produce greenhouse gas inventory report for UTM
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, creating charts & tables
  • Experience with environmental inventories an asset (e.g. ecological footprinting, carbon inventory)
  • Experience writing technical reports an asset
  • Knowledge of UTM’s environmental programming an asset

To apply, please send your resume and a unique cover letter detailing your skills and experience to chelsea.dalton@utoronto.ca.  Due to volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BikeShare Volunteer positions available!

BikeShare is looking for volunteers! 

Want to gain experience in customer service and office management? Want to encourage biking on campus (and have a good time while you're at it)? APPLY NOW TO BE A BIKESHARE VOLUNTEER!  Application forms can be found here:  http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/bikeshare/workhiring.html

Volunteer positions are always available!

If you are interested in becoming involved with the Green Team, email green.team@utoronto.ca.  You can also join our Facebook Group.