Sustainability Metrics Liaison

Posted 22-03-2019
Category Local from Home
Interns Needed 0
Anticipated Timeline Summer 2019
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REAP stands for Respect for the Earth and All People. The 150 locally owned businesses in our network are all demonstrating care for people and planet in their operations. REAP works with them to quantify this impact annually by tracking CO2 diverted, waste diverted, charitable donations, and employee volunteer hours.

The Sustainability Metrics Liaison will receive training on these four measurements in order to gather updated numbers from our members and input them into our database. This is an important position that helps REAP to quantify its collective impact. It is an excellent networking opportunity with businesses that are committed to using commerce as a force for good.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Applied Science - Conservation Enforcement
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Management
  • Community Economic Development
  • Communication
  • Business Administration

Some specialized skills required:

  • Ability to take direction and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Passionate about sustainability, business excellence and raising environmental consciousness in Calgary
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication
  • Persistence and follow up
  • Attention to detail

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Updated measurements input into database and reflected on web directory listings
  • Gather 2018 measurements from all members
  • Gather previous years measurements where missing