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Eco-Ambassador Applications for 2022/2023 are open!

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 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. You will work directly with the Office of Sustainability and other on-campus stakeholders to devise and implement improvements for a more sustainable campus. 

To learn more about the program and past EA projects, check out the slides from our info session or the recording of the info session

The 2022/2023 cohort will be focused on helping UMBC become a National Wildlife Foundation Plastics Reduction Partner by identifying areas for opportunity on campus for plastic reduction and implementing their own projects to address it. More information about the certification can be found here

Why Apply?
  • 3-5  hours a week taking action and helping the community
  • Develop professional experience & public speaking skills
  • Join a team devoted to improving and helping the campus and the environment
  • Build relationships on campus
  • Receive mentorship from Sustainability Staff 
  • Earn a $500 stipend per semester
  • Engaged in professional development and community service projects to engage in sustainability beyond the UMBC campus


We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 22/Spring 23 cohort. Deadline to apply in August 20th

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


Posted: April 28, 2022, 2:47 PM