Office of Sustainability Employment
The Office of Sustainability employs skilled students who help make Western a leader in campus sustainability. The office looks for people who:
Are committed to the pursuit of campus sustainability,
Can work for at least one year, and
If applying for a work-study funded position, have been awarded work study funds. See WWU Work Study Jobs (On-Campus)
Office of Sustainablity Graphic Designer
The Office of Sustainability is seeking a Graphic Designer for the 2017-2018 school year.
This position creates design solutions with a high visual impact for the Office of Sustainability. Work with the OS staff to craft digital and print designs while maintaining an appealing sustainability brand for Western Washington University. Produce digital graphics for the web and assist the OS webmaster with images and design for the OS website. Work with staff to interpret content and visual needs, develop creative ideas and concepts, and choose an appropriate style that is agreed upon and meets project objectives, create print-ready layouts for easy printing and cropping, communicate updates on the progress of design projects; coordinate print projects with Print & Copy Services. The Graphic Designer is expected to fulfill job responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students.
Click to download application : OS Graphic Designer Application
Zero Waste Assistant
An Assistant Coordinator for the Zero Waste Western program will be hired during Winter Quarter 2018. This position will continue through the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
Application coming soon!
Alliance to Save Energy is seeking people interested in energy efficiency. Although the Alliance is headquartered in Washington, D.C., they have staff and offices around the globe, including Seattle, California, India and Ukraine. The non-profit Alliance to Save Energy (www.ase.org) promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
RE Sources is a non-profit environmental education and advocacy organization. Their mission is to promote sustainable communities through recycling, education, advocacy, and the conservation of natural resources. As part of their mission, RE Sources operates a variety of education and advocacy programs in addition to two retail stores that collect and sell used building materials. They offers internship opportunities on a quarterly basis. Internships vary from season to season, but usually include a combination of office, education and advocacy work.
Sustainable Bellingham is a 501(c)3 organization with a history of over six years in Bellingham. They have a loose organizational hierarchy and put every effort into maximizing our participation in action-oriented events in the community. They are 100% volunteer. Projects center around community-building and low-impact lifestyles, and include re-localization, urban gardening, permaculture, alternative transportation, social justice, etc. Projects are usually comprised of 2-3 leads who organize the events. To volunteer on a project, email Sara Charette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a working farm located in Everson, WA, with rich learning opportunities for beginning and experienced farmers and gardeners. They offer paid internships for those wanting to learn the business of farming, and many learning opportunities for gardeners wanting to expand their knowledge. For decades they’ve run trials of fruit, ornamental, and, more recently, vegetable plants for suitability to Northwest gardens and farms. They also test growing systems to extend the seasons and push the boundaries of the possibilities for growing in our maritime climate.