Eco-Ambassadors

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Eco-ambassadors are students dedicated to providing education, outreach, and support for UMBC sustainability matters, by providing campus groups with tools and information to conserve resources.

Are you passionate about sustainability and want to leave a positive impact at UMBC? If you said yes, then look no further because the Eco-Ambassador (EA) program was designed for students just like you!

What does an Eco-Ambassador do?

The Eco-Ambassadors are a core group of sustainability peer educators. As a peer educator, you will play a vital role in the promotion of sustainable living at UMBC. Peer education embraces the idea that members of the community, rather than outside experts, are in the best position to encourage choices for sustainable living.

As an Eco-Ambassador you will have the freedom to work on a campaign centered around a project of your choosing. You will work closely with the Office of Sustainability and your fellow ambassadors to achieve your goals for the year. The program is created not only to make UMBC more sustainable, but also help students gain skills and professional experience.

  • Bolster your resume with service leadership
  • Join a team devoted to improving and helping the campus and the environment
  • Develop professional experience and public speaking skills
  • 3-5 hours a week taking action and helping the community
  • Make connections and gain support to turn your ideas into action
  • Earn $500 per semester

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 21/Spring 22 cohort. The application to apply for the program will close on August 20th.

If you are interested in applying please review the Eco-Ambassador Position Description, and submit your application here!

Starting in 2020 the Office if Sustainability began writing up reports to document the Ambassadors projects and campus impact. Explore the first annual report below:

2020 Eco-Ambassador Report:

 

Eco-Ambassador Applications OPEN for next school year

Join our team & help make UMBC a more Sustainable Campus!

Are you passionate about sustainability and want to leave a positive impact at UMBC? If you said yes, then look no further because the Eco-Ambassador (EA) program was designed for students just...

Posted: April 29, 2021, 12:28 pm