Volunteering opportunities

When you graduate you will be joining thousands of students each trying to find their first graduate position in the environment sector. Employers are looking for candidates who stand out from the crowd, who have developed their skills, abilities and ambitions and who are not afraid to get involved. Volunteering and extra-curricular activities can help you achieve and demonstrate this.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved with practical sustainability at London Metropolitan University.  By volunteering, you can:

  • gain new, practical skills and develop your confidence
  • make a positive contribution to the Universities
  • meet new people and develop your network
  • build your CV
  • Do something different!

Learn skills in environmental auditing, improve your CV and gain valuable employability skills with course that is IEMA approved!

The opportunity

London Metropolitan University has opportunities for students to attend free environmental auditing training sessions. Green Impact is an environmental change and engagement programme with an awards element, run across the UK and now internationally by the National Union of Students. There are currently over 200 organisations on- and off-campus across the UK taking part in Green Impact. 


You will receive a 3-hour training session approved by IEMA (Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment), teaching you about the Green Impact programme and environmental auditing. You will then immediately put your new skills into practice by conducting a number of audits. 

Skills that you will learn/develop include time management, teamwork and communication. You will also receive further resources including information on career development, further reading and a recommendation letter from NUS.

The commitment

One full day, comprising:

  • 3 hour training session
  • At least 2 hours conducting audits

What skills do I need?

No technical knowledge is needed. Full training will be provided to fit in with any learning or access requirements. 

If you have all the information you need about this role, please fill in the application form below and send it to sustainability@londonmet.ac.uk. Please note, auditors will be selected from this application. The closing date for this application is 15 March 2018. 

Auditor application form 2018


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