Professional Experience

The UTM Sustainability Office is looking for 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. 

Work-Study Program

Coming soon

 


Waste Ambassadors Program

Calling all students who have a passion for sustainability and looking for a volunteer opportunity to take action towards a more sustainable future!

Please see details on the Waste Ambassadors description below. If this program interests you, please email the Sustainability Office at sustainability.fmp@utoronto.ca and a team member will be delighted to connect with you!

Volunteer description in visual format

Objective: Play a key role in helping to make UTM a more sustainable campus and support the Sustainability Strategic Plan through waste management efforts.

Waste Management: The UTM Sustainability Office welcomes you to join the Waste Ambassadors Program to tacke action in increasing waste diversion rates on campus.

No Experience? No Problem: We will teach you how to sort waste on campus and give you the foundational knowledge to educate your peers on waste management!

Volunteer Opportunity: 

  • Attend a mandatory training session
  • Participate in and facilitate events on campus with other waste ambassadors
  • Events may include:
    • Tabling
    • Bi-weekly patrolling
    • Litter clean up
  • Educate and engage students, faculty, and staff on waste sorting and management at events
  • Check in with the lead waste ambassador weekly via group chat/email communications
  • Commit a minimum of 10 hours for the entire school year (fall and winter semester)

Develop Your Skillsets:

  • Gain valuable and marketable skills
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Waste management knowledge
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • End-of-year volunteer recognition event
  • CCR recognition!
  • Free merch!
  • It's fun!

If you're interested in volunteering for the Waste Ambassadors Program, send an email to sustainability.fmp@utoronto.ca and a staff member will get back to you shortly.