Help us to deliver projects to create a more sustainable campus. This includes our projects to record sustainability resources so that we can create a campus map, those monitoring where energy is being wasted on campus and our monthly sustainability market stall. 

What You Will Gain

  • Industry knowledge of sustainability in practice
  • Knowledge of environmental management techniques of offices and academic institutions.
  • Insight into effective engagement and communication methods.
  • For your contribution to sustainability, we will credit all students who volunteer 30 hours or more on our projects by recognising your volunteering in your Leeds for Life Higher Education Achievement Record. Keep track of your hours along with what you’ve been up to and send this to sustainability@leeds.ac.uk to get formal recognition of your efforts and use this to impress future employers.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Organisational skill
  • Ability to support and encourage others to perform.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Time and project management skills.
  • Auditor skills.
  • Experience of working on a project that aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Use https://leedsforlife.leeds.ac.uk/Skills to record evidence of how you have developed your skills.

Get Involved

If you are interested in our campus mapping volunteering opportunities complete our online application form. Once signed up with the sustainability volunteering programme you are free to get involved in any of our projects.  For more information get in touch at sustainability@leeds.ac.uk.

UN Sustainable Development Goals 

This opportunity aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly goals 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities) and 13 (Climate Action). For more information on the goals visit sustainabledevelopment.un.org.

UN Sustainable Development Goals