Environmental Center

Spring Break in the Grand Canyon!

Join the EC, the Grand Canyon Trust, and FLC Leadership Programs for a Spring Break to the Grand Canyon!

The Environmental Center and FLC Leadership Programs have partnered with the nationally renowned conservation organization, The Grand Canyon Trust to offer you nine days of beauty, adventure, and connecting with your peers...all while contributing to the protection of the Colorado Plateau. 

Dates: March 21st-March 29th, 2015

Cost: $150-250 (includes housing, food, transportation, and all activities)

For More Information: contact EC Alternative Spring Break Intern, Lionel DiGiacomo

To Apply: Apply online by February 13th 

Join our team!

The EC is looking for amazing students to launch us into 2015! 

Environmental Project Management Staff: The EC is looking for a few passionate students interested in learning how to create institutional sustainability and social change. Student staff work with their peers in a fun, team-oriented environment to build out projects, programs, and events that help to progress the EC's Local Food Security, Zero Waste, Real Food Challenge, and Campus Sustainability objectives. Along the way, staff gain invaluable professional skills, build an amazing community, and have a huge impact on our school and home. 

Crop Mob Harvest Helpers:

The Environmental Center, in partnership with Miller Orchards and the Garden Project of SW Colorado, is looking for 3-5 students to work with local farmers and aid our local food system. Crop Mob Harvest Helpers would work in partnership with EC professional staff and community partners to harvest excess apples and produce from area farms. Harvest Helpers are asked to work between 6-10 hours per week, as well as, attend occasional all-hands-on-deck events such as our October Apple Days festival, and all-staff Retreat on September 19th.  This position will require reimbursed travel within La Plata and Montezuma Counties.

Environmental Center Graphic Design & Marketing Guru:

The Environmental Center is offering a professional experience to one qualified Graphic Designer/Marketer. The EC Graphic Designer/Marketing Guru will work directly with the EC professional staff to create both printed and digital materials for the Environmental Center, including, but not limited to brochures, logos, posters, decals, flyers, event signage and web optimized graphics for our various programs, campaigns and events. We are looking for someone who is a team player and able to work with a variety of people across campus including, faculty, staff and students and excited to participate in the process of establishing an EC brand and contribute ideas on effective products/imagery to achieve this goal. 

Environmental Center Project Team Leaders:

If you are interested in gaining and then practicing leadership skills, the Environmental Center may have the perfect opportunity for you. We are currently seeking out leadership-minded individuals who are interested in overseeing our Real Food Challenge Student Project Team. This individual would be responsible for working with EC Professional Staff to create campaign vision, facilitate team meetings, and delegate work projects. In turn, you would have the opportunity to meet with EC Professional Staff and other team leaders for weekly leadership training and coaching. 

For more information on the above positions and to apply, visit our Get Involved page.



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