30x30 Nature Challenge Volunteer Communications Manager (Wisconsin)

Cause Areas


Mon Feb 06, 2017 - Fri Jul 07, 2017


Anywhere in WisconsinMadison, WI 53715


Let’s get outside! We need your help to spread the word about the 30x30 Nature Challenge, run events, and gather feedback about the challenge. The built environment is all around us - the buildings where we live, learn, and labor, and all the spaces between. We encourage people to get in nature for 30 minutes each day for 30 days during the month of June. Our goal is to create a closer relationship between humans and nature by educating how we dramatically impact our access to nature by the decisions made about our buildings and surrounding spaces.



  • Lead the communications effort for the 30x30 Nature Challenge, as part of the 30x30 Working Group, including:
    - Create and execute communications plan (When items due, by whom, where posted, when posted, etc.).
    - Ongoing management and updated of communications plan.
    - Engage working group and staff to leverage connections to create content.
    - Record all media mentions and features related to 30x30, 30x15, and/or related events.
    - Greet all media at the reception (check-in for nametag; direct to correct people).
  • Have a welcoming, positive attitude while performing tasks in support of the initiative.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Be flexible. Despite planning and assignments, unexpected tasks can occur and staff may ask for help as needed.
  • If a new volunteer, attend an orientation session; and complete and return required paperwork before the start of the position.


  • Earn GBCI continuing education credits (refer to the CMP Guide).
  • Network with passionate individuals within the green building and USGBC community.
  • Attend USGBC Wisconsin 30x30 Nature Challenge events complimentary (includes ticket and food).
  • Earn free USGBC Wisconsin membership.
  • Experience working with a team and hone leadership skills.
  • Learn about great things being accomplished by people, companies, and projects in Wisconsin.


  • Strong reliability, attention to detail, and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Comfortable engaging with new people with diversified backgrounds.
  • Ability to travel to, as necessary, to attend meetings and the event.
  • Must have a phone or computer with internet to join required online meetings.
  • Ability to multi-task and take on last minute tasks.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Preference given to those with professional communications training/experience.

Time Commitment
As a member of the 30x30 Nature Challenge Working Group, the volunteer is expected to attend a standing weekly online meeting time every Wednesday from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM via WebEx. The agenda and required attendance will change weekly depending on deadlines and milestones. Additionally, the volunteer may be asked to attend a one hour online or in-person orientation training.


  • Organization
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly hour meeting and hour-long orientation

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