Jobs & Internships

Gazelle Girl Half Marathon Sustainability Committee

Position Descriptions

 

Organizers of the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon are proud to continue striving for a zero waste event!  This means that we are making an active effort to strive for the most sustainable economic, social, and environmental best practices.  We are committed to setting a notable example and have a vision of a world where responsibly produced sporting events are the norm. 

 

The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon is seeking two unpaid intern committee members to assist in managing the sustainability and zero waste component of the event. This position requires 5-10 hours a week from November 1, 2014-April 24, 2015. All day availability is necessary on April 18 and April 19. These individuals will report to the Sustainability Coordinator of the event.

 

There are two positions available, one each in the following areas:

 

 

  • Resource Management
    • Developing a plan to ensure zero waste at the Expotique and Half Marathon events
    • Recruit and manage ‘Green Team’ volunteers for the event
    • Measure environmental impact including water use and carbon footprint

 

  • Access & Equity / Community Legacy
    • Create unique opportunities for Gazelle Girls to access resources and build community
    • Develop plan for outreach to under-represented groups in the community
    • Initiate and strengthen ties with community members through volunteering, collaboration, and outreach

 

All positions will coordinate and implement details of the Council for Responsible Sport’s Certification process.


 Interested candidates should email a letter of interest noting any relevant experience to Chelsea Brehm at brehmch@gvsu.edu

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