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Are you interested in sustainability and would you like to have a green impact on Wageningen University & Research? Apply for one of the positions below!

We are currently looking for:

1. 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 & 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗖𝗼𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿 🌿
(8 hours – paid)
The Education & Research Coordinator is responsible for multiple projects to further integrate sustainability in the research and study programs provided by WUR. This includes, for example, Green Career, Entrepreneurship for Sustainability and Sustainable Competencies. but depending on your own interest you can also develop new projects within the portfolio. The responsibilities include the promotion and organisation of activities to create awareness, as well as direct contact with people from the University to work towards more sustainable education and connected research. As Education & Research Coordinator, you have a real impact on the education that is provided at WUR. This makes it possible to make your own studies and studies from all future students at WUR more sustainable.

🔸Responsibilities:
- Carry out existing projects within the Education & Research Portfolio (monitoring, promotion, organisation, internal and external communication);
- Follow developments at WUR and identify opportunities for new projects;
- Take the initiative in defining and proposing new projects;
- Communicate about the progress of the projects via Green Office communication channels.

🔸What do we offer?
- A platform and a lot of freedom to develop and realize your sustainable ideas at WUR;
- Opportunity to build professional work experience and to learn more about education for sustainable development in practice;
- Becoming part of an enthusiastic, motivated and sustainability-driven team;
- Possibility to learn about the operational and political dimensions of sustainability at WUR;
- A unique experience of being part of the growing European Green Office movement;
- Financial compensation for 8 work hours (approximately €160 per month)
- Certificate of involvement and recommendations for potential employer;
- Access to flexible work space in Forum.

🔸What are we looking for?
A bachelor/master student at WUR with…
- Passion for sustainability and interest in education for sustainable development;
- A listening ear as well as a strong opinion about how to make WUR education more sustainable;
Motivation and perseverance to convince and engage people;
- Organisational skills for engaging sustainability events;
- Ability to work independently on personal tasks as well as cooperatively in a team;
- Available for 8 hours a week from the 1st of September (at least 1 year);
- Available for some days in July/August and preferably also during the AID.

2. 𝐒𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐁𝐥𝐨𝐠 𝐄𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐨𝐫 🌿
(2-4 hours- voluntarily)
The blog is a new project of the Green Office, with the goal to share more information and more extensive stories with our audience. As a Blog Editor, you investigate different aspects of sustainability by writing and collecting interesting stories for our sustainability blog. These stories can for example be about how to be sustainable as a student, or about the opinion of students about sustainability at WUR. Your job is to write and collect blogs and place them on the Green Office website. Once they are online, the link to the blogs can be shared on our social media channels too.

🔸Responsibilities
- Promote the blog among WUR students and stimulate them to write blogs about the sustainable things they are passionate about;
- Edit the blogs of the guest writers to make sure they are of good quality;
- Write additional blogs yourself about different aspects of sustainability, both in student life and at WUR;
- Place the blogs on the Green Office website and share them on our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and maybe LinkedIn);
- Send the best blogs to duurzamestudent.nl, to be shared on their platform as well.

🔸What do we offer?
- A new project, with a lot of freedom to experiment with new ideas or improvements;
- Platform to show your writing skills and share the sustainable things you are most passionate about;
- Opportunity to build professional work experience at the Green Office, in collaboration with different staff members at WUR with expertise on sustainability;
- Becoming part of an enthusiastic, motivated and sustainability-driven team;
- Certificate of involvement and recommendations for potential employer;
- Access to flexible work space in Forum.

🔸What are we looking for?
A bachelor/master student at WUR with…
- A passion for a wide variety of sustainability-related topics;
- Good writing skills and a sharp eye for interesting stories to share;
- Strong communication skills;
- The ability to work independently on personal tasks as well as cooperatively in a team.

3. 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫 🌿
(2-4 hours – voluntarily)
The main goal of the Student Cooking Corner is to Stimulate the (international) community of Wageningen to show their local and vegetarian cooking skills to other students and staff members at WUR. Every Wednesday during lunch, students have the chance to sell homemade food. We provide one table on the first floor of Forum and either a heating pot or chafing dish to serve your food. All money from sales is for them! Students can sign in via our website to reserve a spot.

🔸Responsibilities:
- Promote the student cooking corner both online and in the university buildings itself;
- Confirm the bookings and communicate the details with the student cooks and the Forum caterer;
- Promote the upcoming dishes via the Green Office social media accounts (Facebook and Instagram);
- Fill up the online cookbook on the Green Office website, based on your own recipes as well as dished being cooked by student cooks;
- Investigate possibilities to get rid of disposables at the student cooking corner.

🔸What do we offer?
- A well running project to take over from previous project leaders, with the freedom to experiment with new ideas or improvements;
- Platform to share your favourite sustainable and healthy recipes;
- Opportunity to build professional work experience at the Green Office, in close contact with the Forum caterer;
- Becoming part of an enthusiastic, motivated and sustainability-driven team;
- Certificate of involvement and recommendations for potential employer;
- Access to flexible work space in Forum.

🔸What are we looking for?
A bachelor/master student at WUR with…
- A passion for sustainable and healthy food;
- A nice repertoire of vega(n) dishes to be shared;
- Strong communication skills;
- The ability to work independently on personal tasks as well as cooperatively in a team.

📌 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐲?
Are you enthusiastic about any of these positions?
Do you think that you are the right candidate?
Send an email to greenoffice@wur.nl with your CV and motivation letter until the 1st of June. For questions concerning this vacancy you can send us an email too, or call Linde Berg (+31 317 488 022). Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th of June, and will most probably be online.
To learn more about the Green Office first, you can check our
🌱Website: www.greenofficewageningen.nl/
🌱Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreenOfficeWageningen/
🌱LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/green-office-wageningen
🌱Instagram: www.instagram.com/greenofficewageningen/
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