UVic Staff Sustainability Network

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Collaborate with like-minded individuals on issues that matter.

We know that most, if not all, departments have a staff member who is passionate about sustainability. The Sustainability Network is designed around those staff leaders. The Network empowers staff members to hone their leadership skills and collaborate with like-minded colleagues on campus programs that tackle the issues that matter.

About

The Staff Sustainability Network is the most recent addition to Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability campus engagement strategy.  The Network is designed around staff leaders. We know that most, if not all, departments have a staff member who is passionate about sustainability. The Network is a way of bring those staff members together to hone their leadership skills and collaborate with like-minded colleagues on campus programs that tackle the issues that matter.

Your role

1. Liaise between your office and ours

a) Inform your colleagues about Sustainability events, campaigns, and volunteer opportunities

b) Provide the Sustainability office with feedback on campaigns, initiatives, and sustainability related issues you observe or have reported to you in your offices

2. Inspire colleagues to make sustainable choices by acting as a role model

3. Orient new staff on sustainability practices and programs

4. Participate in collective decision making around staff sustainability priorities and campaigns

Benefits to you

  1. Receive training in social marketing, and communications
  2. Access to resources to implement sustainability initiatives
  3. Gain leadership experience
  4. Make a difference

Requirements of you

  1. Attend the 1 hour monthly lunch meetings
  2. Share what you learn with your colleagues
  3. Eat free lunch!

How to get involved

If you are interested in joining the UVic Staff Sustainability Network or if you would like more information, please email action@uvic.ca