Woodstove clean burning door-to-door campaign
2019-01-17 14:30:43 UTC
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has previously been involved in a woodstove or woodburner changeout program and conducted door-to-door education related to clean burning practices. This year, I'm hoping to have a door-knocking campaign in targeted areas with high air pollution and high density of vulnerable populations (children and elderly), where a campaigner would seek out chimneys with clearly visible smoke and provide advice on wood stove operation. I have a general idea of what the campaign will look like, but if there is anyone in this community who has done something similar I think it'd be valuable to get in contact.
Environmental Technician 1
Cowichan Valley Regional District
Hiring Research Assistants
2019-01-16 19:09:52 UTC
I am writing to request your assistance. As you know, the Fostering Sustainable Behavior website is used by professionals and government employees who are working to develop behaviour change programs in the area of environmental sustainability (and increasingly in the areas of health and public safety). I am hoping to hire a small number of students as research assistants, whose role will be to help Doug and I update and build on the resources sections of the FSB website. We are prioritizing our focus in the areas of health and public safety. This work will involve:
- conducting lit. searches for relevant academic articles, governmental and non-governmental reports, and case studies; and
- writing up case study summaries.
We are interested in hiring individuals for the next 3-5 months (# of hours per week can be negotiated based on the students availability). The individual must be reliable, able to work independently, and have strong writing skills.
RAs will be paid at a rate of $18 CAD per hour.
The role offers flexibility, as the work can be conducted when and where the individual chooses in their weekly routine.
If you know a student (or students) who you would recommend for this role, and who you believe may be interested in this work opportunity, could you please share this message with them? I appreciate any assistance you can offer.
Sue McKenzie-Mohr, Ph.D.
McKenzie-Mohr & Associates
CBSM Workshop: January 29th, Pueblo, Colorado
2019-01-03 19:02:07 UTC
On January 29th I will be delivering a one-day introductory community-based social marketing workshop in Pueblo, Colorado. Please click on the following link for further information.
CBSM Introductory Workshop: http://wildlife.org/colorado/meetings/annual-meeting/
Who else has used CBSM for weeds projects?
2018-07-23 22:39:52 UTC
Curious to see who else has used CBSM for weed control projects. We have piloted and are now running a full CBSM based strategy for lantana control here in the south eastern corner of NSW, in Australia.
Invasive Species Supervisor
Eurobodalla Shire Council
CBSM/behaviour change contacts in France (for climate change initiatives)
2017-11-16 18:15:26 UTC
I'm looking for contacts in France working either in CBSM/social marketing/behavioural sciences and specifically with a focus on behaviour change initiatives associated with climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Elissa van Oosterhout
Development Officer - Weeds Information
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Impacts of Employee Engagement Efforts
2017-09-21 18:10:30 UTC
I'm working on a project to inform a company what results/impacts on waste diversion they can expect if they implement certain employee engagement efforts (for instance, if they send out reminder emails over X period of time, they could see recycling increase by X%). Does anyone have resources from companies that have done such campaigns to increase recycling and composting with their employees? (could also be from something similar like an academic or government setting, but not a residential campaign).
Any type of resource from a powerpoint to a student thesis to a published journal article will suffice. Thank you!
Reducing Reliance of Single Occupancy Vehicles
2017-09-18 02:33:46 UTC
I am currently working on my final year project which is on based on the topic "Solution to reducing increase reliance on Single occupancy vehicle at Unitec". So my main source of data are from "Travel survey " and "Parking demand survey", however I feel like my data are not enough and that I missed out on something. If anyone of you, who have done similar project in the past , please it would be helpful to know what methods or approach you used and what data or information I need to be focusing on.
Unitec Institution of Technology
Job: Communications & Outreach Specialist (closes 8/22/2017)
2017-08-02 19:16:18 UTC
Do you love helping people understand complex issues, encouraging change, and finding creative ways to make a real difference?
Thurston County's Stormwater Utility is seeking a dynamic, mid-career Communication and Outreach Specialist to assist with designing, developing, and deploying outreach campaigns and educational materials addressing some of the biggest sources of non-point pollution threatening the health of our lakes, streams, groundwater, and Puget Sound. This position works within the Education and Outreach II classification for the Resource Stewardship Water Resources Division.
We provide services, technical assistance, and information about stormwater management and related environmental impacts to a wide variety of stakeholders living and working in the County's unincorporated areas. We also collaborate regionally with other municipalities, partner organizations, community groups, and volunteers to leverage resources and meet shared goals.
Why you'll love it here
You'll enjoy a high quality of life here in Olympia. We are one of the fastest growing areas in Washington State and the nation. Housing is more affordable than Seattle or Portland. Our innovative schools are highly rated. Locals enjoy hiking, kayaking, biking, fishing, as well as great local food, coffee, and microbreweries. You'll be only an hour or two away from Seattle, Portland, or some of the most breathtaking scenery the Pacific Northwest has to offer--including sandy ocean beaches, powder-filled ski resorts, old growth forests, and alpine meadows.
Our County is home to a unique blend of industries--including state government, health care, retail, military, education, construction, farming, fishing, and logging.
You'll enjoy great employee benefits, including a retirement plan, pre-tax savings accounts, comprehensive health care and dental/vision care for you, your partner, and children as well as generous leave programs, and union representation.
Why you'll be a great fit
You're both creative/analytical, strategic/flexible, and independent/collaborative. You're a leader and facilitator, comfortable navigating competing stakeholder interests, building consensus, and guiding change in an environment marked by competing priorities. You take proactive ownership of issues as they arise and drive them to resolution. You're also a great team player who's willing to follow other's lead and take on mundane tasks when necessary, who maybe also secretly enjoys correcting minor grammatical errors. While you are passionate about achieving the best solution, you're also pragmatic in the face of potential gridlock--focused on incremental gains when big wins are currently out of reach without losing sight of the big picture.
You'll be charged with concurrently designing, developing, and deploying several outreach programs and/or campaigns for technical or non-technical, and internal or external audiences. Your responsibilities will include managing multi-faceted and complex projects, and completing various smaller assignments independently. You'll become widely recognized within your sphere of influence as being knowledgeable in your program areas.
Bachelor's degree in communications (marketing, technical, or environmental), education, public or environmental health, environmental science, psychology or social or behavioral science, instructional design, design/usability, or other closely related field.
Must have four years experience working in communications (marketing, technical, or environmental), environmental health, public health, or other related field promoting education, outreach, media campaigns, public relations, marketing research and analysis, community based social marketing, adult education, technical communication for non-technical audiences, behavior or organizational change, event planning, facilitation, or other comparable experiences to successfully perform duties and responsibilities of the classification.
Previous one year experience with budget or project management, grant or proposal writing and administration, and leading or supervising teams or volunteers.
Must have the ability to utilize a personal computer with related software to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must possess a valid Washington State Driver's license, or the ability to obtain a license within 30 days of employment, or otherwise meet the travel requirements of the position.
May be required to possess a professional certification applicable to area of assignment.
While not required, we are especially interested in candidates who also have one or more of the following:
Ability to quickly establish rapport with stakeholders from a diverse range of industries or socioeconomic, political, or cultural backgrounds
Experience working with elected officials, developers, or businesses
Knowledge of specifics involved with community based social marketing (CBSM), behavior change theory, survey methodology, marketing analysis principles and practices, OR current advancements in the field of science communication
Knowledge of stormwater management practices, municipal stormwater permit requirements, urban planning/land use, landscape architecture, Low Impact Development (LID) or Green Infrastructure (GI), sustainable design, or other water-related environmental issues
Proficiency in communicating technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences, both verbally and in writing
Ability to coordinate and collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams or external partners
Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/thurstonwa/jobs/1809853/communications-and-outreach-specialist-education-and-outreach-specialist-ii
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Thurston County Stormwater Utility
GHG Reduction through Behavior Change
2017-06-13 13:00:29 UTC
I am an energy engineer from 3M that works on reducing the carbon footprint of all 3M manufacturing plants in Canada. I am working on developing a program that supports GHG reduction through behavior change. The behaviour change needs to look at key behavioral economic concepts.
I am having trouble finding case studies where the setting is in the workplace. Would anyone have any projects that have helped decrease GHG emissions through behavior change at the workplace?
Thank you in advance,
CBSM Stormwater Outreach Job
2017-05-12 11:31:56 UTC
Check out this job or pass along to others who may be interested!
Do you love helping people understand complex issues, encouraging behavior change, and finding creative ways to make a real difference? Bring your passion and vision to our innovative team as we forge new paths in engaging our communities in a sustainable future!
This is an exciting opportunity help design and deploy new outreach and training programs from the ground up, where you'll get to sink your teeth into a wide variety of fascinating challenges in managing water resources as our region's population continues to grow.
For more details and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/thurstonwa/jobs/1732553/communications-and-outreach-specialist-education-and-outreach-specialist-ii
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Thurston County Stormwater Utility