This is an exciting opportunity to become a Carbon Literacy Training Assistant where you will develop invaluable transferable skills, in communication, time management, and public speaking, as well as building confidence whilst learning about and making an impact on the most pressing issue of our time. The University of Worcester has been delivering accredited Carbon Literacy training for several years. Carbon Literacy is an awareness of the carbon dioxide costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions on an individual, community, and organisational basis. No experience is necessary and applications are welcome from all students, whatever you are studying.

Group Interviews for this post will take place in person on 8th July, 2024.

Informal queries are welcome, and should be directed towards Katy Boom, Director of Sustainability, via email to k.boom@worc.ac.uk

Main Duties:
1. Undertake and pass Carbon Literacy Training.
2. Familiarise yourself with the Carbon Literacy training materials, delivered both online and face to face.
3. Keep up to date with the materials as these are refreshed by the Carbon Literacy Teaching Team.
4. Facilitate discussion and supporting learners during activities.
5. Setting up and clearing the room.
6. Handing out and collecting resources and helping with administration tasks.
7. Communicate with other Carbon Literacy Training Assistants to support each other (normally on a WhatsApp Group).
8. Promote and encourage sustainable travel, nature and biodiversity, health and wellbeing and sustainable food, energy awareness, reuse and recycling and other environmental and sustainable initiatives amongst colleagues and students.
9. Helping to organise promotional events.
10. Maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job; participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training.
11. Take steps to ensure and enhance personal health, safety, and well-being and that of other staff and students.
12. Carry out these duties in a manner that promotes equality of opportunity and supports diversity and inclusion and takes into account the University’s commitment to environmentally sustainable ways of working.