Sustainable Queenstown Charitable Trust


Environmental Improvement - Support at workshops/events

Organisation Summary:

Sustainable Queenstown is an impact initiative formed in 2018 to identify systemic gaps/problems within our environment and community, and to seek out like-minded partners in order to co-create solutions.

We have various positive social and environmental impacts; building community, reducing food and plastic waste and making businesses more sustainable.

We live in a time where we need to challenge the status quo! Sustainable Queenstown is here to supercharge our community’s capabilities, connections and confidence to co-create a new future.

Tasks:

Community Engagement in 2019:

We will drive community activation by providing opportunities for education, experiences and interactions with each other, new ideas and the environment. We will do this in 2019 by organising local events including (but not limited to):
Local Food Week
The Women’s Summit
SQCT stall at Remarkables Market
Kiwi Harvest Food Rescue related events

Volunteers can be asked to support events
PLASTIC FREE JULY - Events and promotion of Plastic Free July. Logistics, local promotion and delivery of community event during Plastic Free July (2019 and 2020).

Located in and around Queenstown and the Wakatipu.

Time Commitment:

Flexible depending on your role and involvement - if you are keen to help we'd love to chat and see how we can make it work!

We are looking for someone who has:

People skills - to successfully educate people on waste issues,
Awareness of event logisitcs, lead up to events, operational support of events
Administration
Pulling together fundraising schemes with the support of SQCT- such as collecting vouchers for silent auctions etc.
Hand out posters, raise awareness of environmental issues

We can offer you:

The opportunity to contribute to community, being involved, making contacts with change-makers, reducing waste and gaining satisfaction from making a difference.

For more information visit their website http://sustainablequeenstown.org.nz/