As an outgoing person, you have the drive to inform as many people as you can about sustainable energy practices and technology. You enjoy speaking to different kinds of people in a variety of positions. You are dynamic, eager, and a champion for change. Being part of a community that cares is very important to you and you get pleasure from knowing that you have participated in implementing projects that can make a difference.
Roles & Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for bringing people together and facilitating their efforts to make significant environmental change in their community. This can include helping residents set up renewable energy projects, offering information and resources, offering expertise and guidance on environmental regulations, and helping communities connect to the right people to get them started on their green initiative.
Environmental Understanding and Essential Skills:
Understanding: broad awareness of alternative energy sources and applicability in an urban community setting, understanding of municipal policy, and familiarity with the political and social challenges of a particular community
Skills: networking, communication, public speaking, outreach, research, report-writing, creativity, leadership, strategic planning, and community planning; additional languages would be an asset
Education and Recommended Courses:
College or post-secondary education in one or more of the following: sociology, political science, public relations, environmental studies, geography, urban planning. Useful courses include English, sciences, sociology, political science, geography, and philosophy.