Eco-Rep Job Description

Eco Representative

Time Commitment: 3 to 5 hours/week

Compensation: $10/hour

The Tufts Eco-Reps are a group of students who live and work in the dorms to raise awareness about ecological issues and encourage environmentally responsible behavior in their hall mates and peers by maintaining an active presence in their dorm and planning related events and activities. Responsibilities include: running campaigns that target a specific behavior change within dorms, managing the compost and recycling in an effort to decrease waste, and planning educational events that increase awareness on sustainable living in the dorms. Eco-Reps must also attend weekly meetings during which they learn about campus and global sustainability, while working together with other Eco-Reps to plan events and collectively promote sustainability at Tufts.

Successful applicants are: self-starters, outgoing, eager to learn, comfortable teaching others, and dedicated to the program.

You must be available to attend the orientation and training scheduled for immediately before the semester starts. Accepted Eco-Reps will be able to move into University housing on the first day of training.