Green Liaisons

Peer to peer sustainability education program for staff and faculty at the U

University of Miami faculty and staff are invited to volunteer as Green Liaisons for their respective offices, units, or departments. Green Liaisons will share information about environmental sustainability initiatives and opportunities while identifying improvements in their own units, to support the University’ Sustainability Mission. This mission can only be fulfilled if the entire UM community is involved in these efforts. The goal of the Green Liaison Program is to achieve this involvement by promoting an ethic of environmental responsibility campus-wide.

Job description for Green Liaisons:

-  Raise awareness about environmentally-friendly activities and behaviors;
-  Act as informational channels regarding UM sustainability programs and initiatives
   (ex: Green Office, Green Lab, U Conserve Campaign…)
-  Identify and initiate environmental projects in academic and administrative units across the University.

Green Liaisons Commitment:

    - 2h/month (outreach, reporting, program implementation)
    - One time occurrence: 1h30 “Sustainability 101 at the U” webinar on U Learn.
    - Once a year: 1h Lunch and Learn training workshop (speakers and community stakeholders will intervene on different sustainability topics, sometimes paired with an on-campus tour of specific buildings or facilities)