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Green Impact Project Assistant Training

Green Chester
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The University of Chester Sustainability Unit and Students’ Union are offering an opportunity for students to gain skills in project management, communications and leadership by supporting and motivating staff participating in Green Impact, an environmental awards programme run by the National Union of Students in more than 300 organisations across the UK.

Join staff and other students in this vibrant scheme aimed at celebrating and recognising environmental achievements whilst also providing a framework to improve the environmental performance of the University of Chester.

3 hours training (AM) and 3 hours auditing (PM) on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 (room - Westminster 124/2)
This a voluntary post with great opportunities for professional and personal development through training and support

Encourage, motivate and support an assigned Green Impact team in implementing environmental actions in its department or area of work.

Learning and development:
Attend introductory training on environmental initiatives at University of Chester, the Green Impact programme, and developing the skills you will need to fulfil this role and future careers
Access to resources to help you support your Green Impact team and learn about environmental management
Attend Green Impact auditor training session at the end of the programme and conduct at least one audit of participating departments
Complete 2 surveys over the course of the role, to evaluate your skills development

Key skills and experience gained:
Experience of working on a national project in a professional environment
Knowledge of environmental management techniques in a variety of workplace environments
Insight into effective behaviour change methods
Experience of communicating using a variety of different means
Ability to support and encourage others to perform
Leadership skills
Time management
Team development
Project management

To apply for this role contact Shaunagh Smith (recruitment coordinator) on greenchester@chester.ac.uk.

Closing date to apply for this role is Friday 28th April 2018.