Join our team

Students working in the EC campus garden

Students who work with us gain valuable experience in how to create positive environmental and social change. We are looking for passionate individuals excited to gain professional skills, develop their personal change-making ethic, and be part of our amazing team!

Opportunities to work at the EC range from general members to Project Lead and specialized positions that require a higher level of commitment. Check out all our current openings below. Please note that the application process can vary for different positions, so please read the job descriptions carefully.

Ways to get involved at the EC

Environmental Center Members

As a member of the EC, you’ll be part of a center full of students who care about the same things you do! You’ll get the chance to take part in a variety of different projects and attend various activities, events, and workshops – all aimed at making our community more and environmentally friendly and sustainable. You can help out in our campus garden, or work with a crew of students to help put on an eco-awareness event, or work on a campaign to reduce our campus plastic waste, there’s lots of important work to do! EC member involvement is flexible and designed to work around your busy schedule – you get to connect with the projects that you’re passionate about.

Become an EC Member

Student Project Leads

Project Leads are students who are ready to take on more responsibility with our center. As a Project Lead, you are expected to commit to working 4-8 hours per week overseeing one or more projects for the EC.

As a Project Lead, you'll work with EC professional staff and fellow students to identify and implement projects that will create lasting, meaningful, and positive impacts at FLC and in the greater community. Along the way, our professional staff will provide you with personal and professional development through coaching, mentorship, and trainings.

Projects range from hosting educational events and workshops, providing services to our campus community, getting our leaders to commit to a more environmentally responsible campus, and more!

Apply now - Applications due Monday, September 5, 2022

EC Project Lead

The EC Project Lead Job Description explains what it means to be a Project Lead and provides information for how to apply. We typically accept Project Lead applications during the first week of each semester. Interested in joining mid-semester? No problem! Students can sign up to be a member of the EC to start gaining experience at the EC, and then apply to be a Project Lead at the start of the following semester. Just fill out the application form and you’ll hear back from us!

Apply to be an EC Project Lead

Growing Spaces Crew

The Environmental Center is hiring currently enrolled students (Summer or Fall 2023) to join the growing spaces crew for the summer season! Crew members will work twice-per-month, half-day workdays in the Garden and Food Forest at Fort Lewis College. (Workdays are typically 8 AM-12 PM.)

Previous experience gardening not necessary, but a willingness to get your hands dirty and work with a group outdoors is a must!

Important: Interested persons must please email BOTH EC professional staff: Sadie Magnifico AND Marcel Gaztambide stating your interest and availability. Position open until filled, with preference to applications turned in by May 1, 2023.

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Student Media & Communications Manager

The Student Media & Communications Manager has specific responsibilities and requires a student with demonstrated skills in this area. Please review the job description for this position and follow the additional application steps described to apply.

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