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WHAT IS AN ECOAMBASSADOR?

EcoAmbassadors are high school students who work with their local communities to address environmental concerns by implementing projects, participating in cleanups, and leading community members to promote sustainable change in Howard County. The program is funded by Live Green Howard through the plastic bag fee.


EcoAmbassadors receive a stipend, training, and support from Howard EcoWorks so they can:​
 

  • Design and implement behavior change projects
     

  • Conduct community outreach
     

  • Influence local legislation
     

  • Develop professionalism and practical communication skills and,
     

  • Deepen their sense of environmental stewardship

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WHY BECOME AN ECOAMBASSADOR?
 

  • Research your interests in a supportive environment
     

  • Receive a stipend of ​$600
     

  • Learn more about your community and its needs
     

  • Flexible hours​ to complete projects
     

  • Gain valuable skills such as leadership and project management ​

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ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

EcoAmbassadors must have availability to:
 

  • Attend meetings throughout the summer 

  • Participate in 2-3 outreach and community engagement events

  • Implement an education project

  • Participate in a group project

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WHO CAN BECOME AN ECOAMBASSADOR?
 

Qualifications & Requirements:
 
  • Must be 16 years or older
     

  • Current student at one of Howard County’s high schools​, or just graduated

  • Experience working with student organizations
     

  • Can work independently to complete projects
     

  • Experience in leadership roles
     

  • Internet connectivity

 

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Passion for environmental stewardship
     

  • ​Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Summer Start: 6/17/2024

Ending Date: 8/16/2024

Applications are closed. 
Join our interest list for the summer of 2025 and we will email you when applications are open again. (Approximately in April 2025)

If you have any questions about these programs, please contact our Projects Coordinator, Matt Hemler, at mhemler@howardecoworks.org

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