Environmental Center


Current Job Openings (Spring 2015):

General Environmental Center Student Staff

The Environmental Center promotes sustainability and social justice on our campus and in our community while providing students with professional skills training, personal development, and the opportunity to create meaningful and lasting change. We are currently looking for passionate individuals excited to gain professional skills, be part of an amazing crew of folks, and work towards creating positive environmental and social change in our campus/community.

We are currently hiring for Work Study[i] positions and volunteer staff positions.  Student staff are asked to work between 6-10 hours per week, which includes team meetings, project work, office hours, and attending occasional all-hands-on-deck events such as our all-staff retreat on January 25th.  Weekly schedules are flexible to cater to school/life commitments.

Our current open positions include:

Free Store Staff

We are looking for someone to work on our Free Store which is a weekly ‘store’ where students can take anything they want for free, with the end goal of reducing consumption.

Real Food Challenge Staff

Join a team of student peers who are making the Real Food Challenge a reality on campus. In this position, you will plan events, conduct action research, coach campus dining on new food products to bring into the dining hall, and work with our local farmers. This is a super fun job that will help you develop professional skills in policy, education, and general advocacy….all while contributing to a national movement geared at getting ‘real’ food to the masses! 4-7 hours/week during the academic year

Recycling Tracking Staff

Are you passionate about recycling and good with spreadsheets?  The FLC Environmental Center is looking for an intern to help us advance the recycling program at the college.

Pay Scale: $8.50/hour-$11.00/hour depending on experience

Start Date: Student work study will begin working regular office hours the 3rd week of January. All staff are asked to attend a paid, all-day orientation retreat, Sunday, January 25th. 

To apply, please fill out the online application by Friday, 1/16 @ 4p.m.

Download the job description for more information

Environmental Center Business Development Coordinator

The Environmental Center Business Development Coordinator will work directly with the EC professional and student staff to build the business rationale to support existing and potential programs and operations. Our ideal candidate will be able to examine the EC Real Food Challenge, Rocket Composter, and Campus Garden Grown programs, to identify cost inefficiencies, assist in developing affiliated operating budgets that match existing revenue streams, as well as, identify new revenue/funding opportunities. 

Pay Scale$8.50/hour-$11.00/hour depending on experience if you have federal work-study funding as part of your financial aid package

Start Date: Student work study will begin working regular office hours the 3rd week of September. All staff are asked to attend a paid, all-day orientation retreat, Saturday, September 20th.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to EC Coordinator, Rachel Landis, at rllandis[at]fortlewis.edu. Position open until filled.
Download the job description for more information

Other Internships

The Environmental Center offers internship opportunities for undergraduate students at Fort Lewis.  If you have an interest in one of our program areas and would like to complete an internship, please contact the Coordinator at rllandis [at] fortlewis.edu.