Train as a Facilitator
Having lots of quality conversations about climate change is one of the most effective things we can do to stop it. Volunteer facilitators are key to making such conversations happen at a scale large enough to really shift the social climate on climate change in the Territory.
If you are looking for something meaningful and effective (and fun!) to do to stop climate change, read on.
What do facilitators do?
ECNT facilitators are trained to run our Climate Conversations in people’s homes and online. These Conversations are part presentation, part facilitated discussion. The facilitator’s role is to help guests understand:
- what climate change means for them and the things they care about most
- what needs to be done to stop climate change and how quickly
- what they can do that is most powerful and effective, then inspire them to take action.
Being a facilitator also involves supporting hosts prior to their Conversations to ensure their success, and some follow up afterwards.
The best facilitators are not climate-change experts but people who are good at listening and passionate about making a difference. Most of the climate-change information presented at a gathering is shown in a video; we provide training and ongoing support for everything else.
We ask facilitators to commit 3-5 hours a week for a minimum of six months, during which time you should aim to facilitate two Conversations each month to keep up your momentum.
If you'd like find out more information, please feel free to email our Climate Conversations Coordinator, Jodie here: [email protected]