Head of Programme for Sustainability Advocates

Salary Unpaid

About the Programme   

Sustainability Advocates is a volunteer and educational program that runs under the roof of Station (Student Innovation House Copenhagen). It targets students and recent graduates from multiple educational backgrounds, who wish to make an impact in the field of sustainability. Through the program students gain knowledge on sustainability and how to implement it into meaningful projects, working together with companies and institutions in the Copenhagen area.

Sustainability Advocates is an entirely student-driven program where students can implement their own sustainability-related project ideas and take ownership. The program consists of a Leadership Team that jointly defines the framework of the program, commits to 4 projects, and sets goals for them. After this kick-off phase, the leadership team then recruits students to work with them on these projects for a time frame of 4 months.


General qualifications to become part of the Leadership Team 

  • Student or recent graduate in the Copenhagen area with the ability to commit to the programme 

  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team 

  • Fluent in English.  

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively 

  • Open-minded, compassionate, and proactive   

  • Passionate about the UN SDGs, sustainability, and change-making  


Head of Programme 

2 people will be co-heads of the programme to strategize, coordinate the team internally and represent the programme at external events. You will ensure that the team know their roles and responsibilities and scope the overall programme with them. 

Qualifications 

  • Great organisational and planning skills. 

  • Thrives with responsibility and leading a team. 

  • Good and clear communication skills. 

  • People’s person who can involve, encourage, and support others in their tasks and personal development. 

Tasks 

  • Leading responsibility of strategizing and organising the overall purpose, mission, and goals of the programme with the Sustainability Advocates leadership team and Station management. 

  • Coordinating weekly meetings and follow up on progress. 

  • Initiate partnerships with civic, public, and private entities. 

Support and Supervision 

  • Station’s management will be supporting you in tasks and personal development. 

  • A monthly meeting with other Head of Programmes is facilitated to share knowledge and find solutions to struggles 


For more information or questions please contact us at john.c@station.dk

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Working at
Station

Roles at the bottom of the page! We are an interdisciplinary community of students and recent graduates who 1. create the most thriving crossdisciplinary student community 2. empower students through hands-on programmes and projects about sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship, and 3. engage in collaborations with the private, public and civic sector. We are 30-40 core volunteers and around 250 members split into smaller teams doing programmes, projects and activities. We are from every university in greater Copenhagen and specialize in a multitude of different disciplines ranging from STEM to social sciences and journalism to everything business related. We are also culturally mixed with approximately 50% Danish and 50% Internationals. We are based in the 100-year-old police station of Frederiksberg that we have just transformed to the slickest space for 52 million DKK to fit the ideas of bright minds. Station is the first crossdisciplinary hub for student innovation - and if you have a drive to make a difference and would like to connect with great people - we are here for you!

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