Project Leader for Sustainability Advocates

Salary Unpaid

(Volunteer Position) 

About the Program 

Sustainability Advocates is a dynamic and educational volunteering program operating within Station, the Student Innovation House located near CBS in Copenhagen. We are actively seeking passionate and driven students and recent graduates from diverse educational backgrounds who are eager to create a positive impact in the field of sustainability. 

As a volunteer within Sustainability Advocates, you will have the unique chance to take ownership of your own sustainability-related project idea. We believe in empowering our volunteers to lead their initiatives, offering support and resources to bring these projects to life. 

You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with local companies and institutions within the Copenhagen area, fostering valuable connections and maximizing your impact. 

At the core of our program is the Leadership Team, a dedicated group of volunteers that collectively defines the program's framework, commits to a series of projects, and sets ambitious goals. Once the kick-off phase is complete, the Leadership Team actively recruits volunteers like you to join them in working on these projects. The volunteer commitment spans a period of five months, from September to January. 


General qualifications to become part of the Leadership Team  

  • Motivated student or recent graduate (less than 3 years) in the Copenhagen area with the ability to commit to the program 

  • 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    

  • Strong interest in the UN Sustainability Development Goals, and change-making   


With the conclusion of the 2022-2023 academic cycle, exciting opportunities have arisen for positions within the entire Leadership Team, which are now open and available. This is your chance to step into a leadership role and play a significant part in shaping the future direction of our program! 

  • Head of program (preferably 2)  

  • 8 Project Leaders, each responsible for leading one of our four projects 

  • HR Manager (preferably 2)  

  • Communication Manager (preferably 2)  

  • Community/ Event Manager  

  • Finance and Partnership Manager 


Project Leader   

Join us as a Project Leader and take charge of defining a sustainability-related project for our team of dedicated volunteers. You will have the exciting responsibility of determining the project's scope and subject, collaborating with the rest of the Leadership Team to ensure alignment with our mission and goals. With the support of your co-project leader and our dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to create an engaging and meaningful project that drives positive change in the field of sustainability. 


  • Burning for your ideas and committed to realizing them   

  • Proactive and engaging   

  • Confident with taking responsibility for your team with a co-project leader (3-10 volunteers per team) 


What will you achieve during this program? 

  • You will have the opportunity of transforming your sustainability-related ideas into real-life projects. With full autonomy and financial support provided by the program, you will be empowered to turn your vision into an impactful reality. 

  • You will have the unique opportunity to step out of your academic or professional mindset, and venture beyond your comfort zone. By leading your group and taking full ownership of your project, you will breathe life into your ideas, fostering personal growth, developing new skills and unlocking your full potential. 

  • Through your involvement with Station, your project and engaging workshops with sustainability-related companies and NGOs, you will cultivate a powerful network between students, graduates and organizations. This network will connect you with like-minded individuals, fostering collaboration and opening doors to exciting future opportunities, which will create a thriving ecosystem of impactful partnerships. 


Excitingly, the framework of 2 out of 4 projects has already been defined, presenting an excellent opportunity for you to jump right in and make a meaningful impact from the start. Let us know in your application if you want to join one of our existing projects or if you already have a project or theme in mind! 

  • Future Leaders 

    Project in collaboration with Future Leaders, who mobilize, develop and empower conscious leaders to work together on global challenges and take long term responsibility. 

  • Sustainability Report 

    Building upon the foundation laid by a previous Sustainability Advocates team in Station's last Sustainability Report, you will work on the suggestions of the current one to create an impact and change for the next report.  


If you want to take a look at some of the previous projects: 

If you are passionate about sustainability and eager to make a tangible impact while gaining valuable experience and connections, we invite you to join us as a Project Leader within Sustainability Advocates. Together, we can drive meaningful change and create a more sustainable future. 

Apply today and be part of this exciting journey! 

If Sustainability Advocates sounds like an exciting program for you, but you don't feel like embarking on a Project Lead journey yet, you can apply to our other open positions on TheHub.

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Near public transit
Near public transit

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Skill development
Skill development

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

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Working at

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. Station is a non-profit volunteer foundation dedicated to youth communities, well-being promotion, and empowering students. Our mission is to create meaningful and inclusive communities that allow students from across the country's higher education institutions to transform their engagement, curiosity, and ideas into positive change for themselves and the world. We are located in the former Frederiksberg police station at Howitzvej 30, which, following extensive renovation funded by support raised by students themselves, now serves as a modern hub for activities and innovation for students and graduates. Station is a meeting point for young people, students, and graduates who wish to participate in new and meaningful value-driven communities, challenge themselves in their fields, and be inspired by new mindsets and perspectives. Each year, we welcome over 50,000 visitors to our house, representing a diverse range of students and graduates with varying expertise, nationalities, and cultures. We serve as the nexus for approximately 250 regular members, 24 student organizations, and 100 volunteers annually, who engage through our ongoing volunteer initiatives, learning programs, and over 60 yearly activities. Station is operated by a professional secretariat that carries out tasks related to e.g. community building, project management, event management, communications, fundraising, business development, partnerships, and more. By collaborating closely with volunteers and student initiatives, we work to ensure transparency and cross-collaboration within our community and organisation, where our members, volunteers and visitors are the heart of our organisation and at the forefront of our movement.

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