Environmental Intern/Volunteer

Livingstone, Zambia, Internship N/A

Position: Environmental/Sustainability Intern
Location: Livingstone, Southern Province, Zambia.
Reporting to: Senior Environmental/Sustainability Consultant
Period of Contract: 6-month renewable
Greenstretch Consultants Zambia Limited (GCZL) is a duly registered Zambian consultancy and contract services company established in early 2018 with the mission of promoting sustainability, circular/green economy and environmental compliance. GCZL is a unique private company, a consortium comprising of experienced and qualified personnel carefully selected based on projects’ requirements. The company prides itself in having a team with a track record of excellence having previously being involved in various environmental and waste management projects.
MISSION STATEMENT
To provide top quality environmental consultancy, sustainable waste management and recycling solutions to enhance the quality of life and the environment in Zambia.
MAIN OBJECTIVE
Generally, the company’s objective is to provide top quality products, services and solutions focused on measuring, preventing, limiting and minimizing or correcting environmental damage to water, air and soil, as well as problems related to waste, noise, and eco-systems”. Thereby, contributing to the creation of a circular and green economy in Zambia.
VISION STATEMENT
The company’s long term goal is to become a reputable and leading organization providing the best environmental consultancy services, and the most innovative and sustainable waste management and recycling solutions in Zambia and Southern Africa.
Role Summary
Reporting to the Senior Environmental/Sustainability Consultant, your duties will include but not limited to the following;

Providing support to the implementation and operations of projects, programs and assignment
Liaising with clients and stakeholders (local authorities etc.) as required based on projects requirements
Assisting with drafting proposals, EOI, RFP, etc.,
Drafting and submission of reports to concerned parties in a timely manner
Assisting with waste materials recovery projects in terms of implementation and operation
This is a part-time role and the successful applicant shall be required to work from home (80%), and office (10%) and field (10%) depending projects requirements.
Assisting with drafting Environmental Assessments (EPB, EIA, ESIA) report and ensure timely submission to the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA)
Providing support in the implementation of day to day operations
Executing other duties as assigned by the supervisor

NB: Greenstretch Consultants reserves the right to cancel this internship opportunity at any time without notice to concerned parties. Apply before the deadline to be considered. No one should make you pay in the recruitment process. Report any such practices. If you are asked for money do not proceed.
This role is for a recent graduate residing in Livingstone, and currently looking for internship or voluntary role/opportunity in the environmental/sustainability sector. The role is for applicants interested in learning and gaining exposure and  looking to advance experience. NB: This is NOT a Paid-Internship or Voluntary role. However, a successful applicant shall be entitled to some payment or allowance for their participation or role in implementing new or up coming projects once confirmed by our potential clients or funders.
Experience & Qualifications

Grade 12 Certificate
Bachelor’s degree, Diploma, or Advanced Certificate  in Environmental Science, Sustainability, Waste Management, Circular Economy, Environmental Engineering, or related field
No work experience required, however experience is added advantage.
Those with own PC, smart phone will have an added advantage
Ability to work in team
Good written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Good Computer skills
Available when required
This role is flexible and great opportunity for exposure and learning
Only Livingstone residents meeting the above requirements should apply

Interested joining a high performing team as intern or volunteer? Send your one-paged cover letter with a detailed CV by 12th April 2022, 17:00hrs to the email address; greens[email protected] No telephone communication will be allowed. Late application will not be considered. Consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us by 30th April 2022.