Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.15
Liaison Jessica Bilecki
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of the Pacific
EN-1: Student Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.86 / 4.00 Kelsey Smith
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Number of students enrolled for credit:
7,124

Total number of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
3,711

Percentage of students served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
52.09

Name of the student educators program (1st program):
Green Team

A brief description of the student educators program (1st program):

Green Team is a volunteer-based program which provides waste diversion education at campus events and supports other waste management programs including Green Move In and Green Move Out. Students are recruited continuously throughout the year and sign up for opportunities that are highlighted at the top of the biweekly Green Team Insider newsletter. Volunteers are trained to not only tell event guests what goes where but to educate them about why and encourage them to make more sustainable choices.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (1st program):

All volunteers are current or recent students. Education is targeted at guests of campus events which include students, staff, faculty, families, visitors and community members.


Number of trained student educators (1st program):
40

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (1st program):
20

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (1st program):
3

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (1st program):
372

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (1st program):
Name of the student educators program (2nd program):
Sustaining Pacific Team

A brief description of the student educators program (2nd program):

Sustaining Pacific has a team of 5-8 paid students who work on outreach programs and projects that benefit university students. This team manages operations of the Food Pantry, Kitchen Co-op and Green Team programs, in addition to creating content for our social media channels and hosting regular engagement events.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (2nd program):

All students on campus.


Number of trained student educators (2nd program):
8

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (2nd program):
48

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (2nd program):
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (2nd program):
1,500

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (2nd program):
Name of the student educators program (3rd program):
Robb Garden Team

A brief description of the student educators program (3rd program):

The Robb Garden has a team of 5-6 paid students who are trained to educate garden visitors about their work.


A brief description of the student educators program’s target audience (3rd program):

Visitors to the Robb Garden: students, staff, faculty, community members.


Number of trained student educators (3rd program):
6

Number of weeks the student educators program is active annually (3rd program):
48

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained student educator (3rd program):
10

Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (3rd program):
1,500

Website URL where information about the student educators program is available (3rd program):
A brief description of all other student peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained student educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the student educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per student educator (all other programs) :
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained student educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators (all programs):
3,372

Hours worked annually by trained student sustainability educators per student served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.91

Website URL where information about the student sustainability educators programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Students, staff and faculty can find more detailed information with outreach materials at the internal site: https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x29332.html

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