Stonnington Environmental Champions

Become a local environmental champion

Are you passionate about creating the change you want to see in your neighbourhood? Are you ready to take action for the climate?

If this sounds like you, join our Environmental Champions program!

Environmental Champions is a free training course to:

  • Develop skills and knowledge
  • Respond to the climate emergency
  • Create a Sustainable Stonnington

Connect with like-minded people in your local area and work together to develop an idea into a project and launch it in the community.

The next Environmental Champions program will run August – November 2021.

Applications for the next program are NOW OPEN and close on 15 July 2021.

Who is this course for?

The course is for local people who are:

  • Passionate about sustainability and the environment
  • Keen to make a difference in their local community
  • City of Stonnington residents aged over 16 years
  • a member of a group or organisation, or work or study in the City of Stonnington.

We encourage First Nations People, culturally and linguistically diverse communities and other community members who are under-represented in the environment movement to apply.

NOTE: No prior knowledge or education is needed to participate in the program.

What do champions get?

  • Weekly workshops (delivered as a mix of in-person and online)
  • Expert presentations
  • Guidance on your project idea

Learn about our local environment and climate change, leadership and behaviour change and how to develop an idea into a project that you can lead for your community.

Hear from Traditional Owners about their connection to the local area and meet a network of passionate members of the local environmental community.

How do I apply?

Applications close 15 July 2021.

To apply, complete the application form below and tell us why you want to join the program.  Please note, we are expecting a high number of applications so please provide enough detail for us to clearly understand your interests and ideas.

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Please get in touch if you need an alternate way to apply (other than the online form). 

 

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If you would like to discuss the program before applying, please contact our environment team:
Phone: 8290 2051 
Email:  environment@stonnington.vic.gov.au

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