Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Environmental Champions starting tonight

An astounding 64 student volunteers signed up for our new innovative Environmental Champions scheme last night at the Student Volunteering Fair (SVC)

Environmental Champions stand at the SVC fair 

Many thanks to the SVC for hosting such an exciting event and for all those students who showed an interest in Environmental Champions; a voluntary action group working on sustainability issues in partnership with http://www.cardiffdigs.co.uk/ Cardiff Students Union & SVC alongside Keep Cardiff Tidy.

Our first event is tonight (4th October)

4.30pm

3rd Floor of the Students Union – meet in the TV lounge outside the sabbatical offices/ARC office.

Our Environmental Champions coordinators; Alec Care, Kieran McCann, Lucy Prisk 

 
We will door knocking around Cathays and the community raising awareness of waste and recycling responsibilities. Please wear suitable clothing for the weather. A briefing session will be provided at 4.30pm sharp. We should be finished by 6.30pm (for our first event some free food has been provided by the union at the de-brief)

All welcome, please just turn up this eve. We will ask you to sign in so that we can start your time sheets. At the end of the year we will be hosting a presentation ceremony and award various levels of certificates based on your time commitments.

This Sunday (9th) we are also organising a litter pick in association with Cardiff Rivers Group. A mini bus from the back of the union will be provided at 11.15am to transport people to the event in Llandaff.
Environmental Champions coordinator; Chris Davies talking with potential volunteers 

If you are unable to attend tonight or Sunday you still have the opportunity to sign up to the group or can join us on the 11th for our induction and 18th with social or for our hallo-clean litter pick more details at:

http://www.cardiffdigs.co.uk/environmentalchampions.htm

Thank you for expressing an interest in us, we look forward to meeting you soon.

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