Author Archives: Christina Erickson

Eco-Reps Pilot Sustainability Micro-Endorsement

This year, the Center for Service and Sustainability, the Leahy Center, and the SMART Space launched a pilot of Micro-Endorsements, a new opportunity for Champlain undergraduate students.  Micro-Endorsements are a credential to demonstrate a particular skill set to be highlighted on a student’s digital resume or LinkedIn profile. As a non-credit-bearing credential, Micro-Endorsements are a […]

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MLK, JR. Commemoration Events and Service Suggestions

There are a number of events happening in the greater Burlington area for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021. Check out this compiled list from ECHO. MLK DAY VOLUNTEERING suggestions from the United Way of Northwestern Vermont: Due to safety concerns, we are encouraging our community to volunteer with acts of kindness through virtual/at home […]

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Sustainability Internships at Casella

Casella’s sustainability interns support the company’s efforts to tangibly improve its environmental and social impacts. The company actively strives to create a mutually rewarding and fruitful internship experience, wherein students gain valuable skills, contacts, and experiences and Casella gains useful deliverables with clear business value. Networking and learning. All interns complete a broad set of […]

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Vermont Jobs in Energy & Climate

Jobs:Operations Manager, Renewable Energy VermontFinancial Analyst, Encore Renewable EnergyWeatherization Supervisor, Energy Coop of VermontClean Energy and Climate Attorney, Conservation Law Foundation Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check our jobs board for complete listings. Renewable Energy Vermont · PO Box 1036, Montpelier, VT 05406, United States

Invitation for Faculty/Staff: “Field Guide to Climate Anxiety” Book Group with Sarah Jaquette Ray (Jan 8, 15 & 22)

Our friends at UVM have invited Champlain faculty & staff to join a book group this January — “A Field Guide To Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet”  (Jacquette Ray, 2020). – available as an e-book through the Champlain Library. Sarah will be joining us  on Jan 8, 15, & 22, 2021 to […]

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Student opportunity: paid Champlain Fellow with the Campus Election Engagement Project. Deadline: July 15

The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit that helps campuses coordinate democratic engagement activities and institutionalize student voting. CEEP supports over 500 campuses across 25 states and has recently expanded to Vermont. The cornerstone of CEEP’s programming is our robust fellowship program, which is composed of over 250+ students from all across the country driving election engagement activities on their […]

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United Way’s Volunteer Connection Listings

United Way’s Volunteer Connection site is set up to help connect agencies and volunteers.  Agencies are working hard to navigate volunteering in this new time, so the opportunities are still limited, but we are starting to see more. Here is a link for Volunteer Connection to see these and other opportunities. BLOOD DONOR AMBASSADORS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY– American […]

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Seeking volunteers for VT telehealth nonprofit

My name is Lia Rubel and I am a rising sophomore at Emory University from Barre, VT. I am the Vermont lead for the nonprofit Telehealth Access for Seniors, and I am looking for college students to join the Vermont volunteer team. Given COVID-19, most medical practices have switched to a telehealth model where doctors connect with patients […]

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Gardeners: our community needs you

reposting from Brian Lowe • Chief Innovation Officer, Burlington brian@burlingtonvt.gov Gardeners, experienced or aspiring, the City is trying to organize & collect 100,000 pounds of fresh local produce for Feeding Chittenden, our local food shelf. Demand for fresh fruits and veggies is high, so your contributions are needed and will help our friends and neighbors. The […]

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CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY POLICY – REMOTE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

There is no climate justice without racial justice.  Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, Check out the information below to help create a more sustainable future! Key decisions for economic stimulus, sustainability and the climate are occurring, particularly in the wake of COVID-19, and you can easily participate. Thank you for sharing these opportunities with your […]

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