University of Vermont

STAFF COUNCIL - Serving as a voice and advocate for all staff at UVM since 1971


Community Engagement

The committee shall be responsible for being an ally and advocate for members of the UVM community who are striving to integrate social justice into diversity and inclusion, sustainability, housing affordability, food security, poverty relief, and child welfare. The committee shall collaborate with subject matter experts from existing UVM departments and programs who are otherwise unaffiliated with Staff Council to create and lead relevant educational and promotional campaigns. In addition, the committee shall organize, coordinate, and promote community service opportunities within the UVM and greater Burlington community.

Specific responsibilities of this committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting UVM departments and programs with identifying and creating relevant educational campaigns
  • Assisting with the implementation of educational campaigns through the use of both online (social networks, blogs, etc.) and offline approaches (distributing flyers, participating in community events or conferences, etc.)
  • Advising UVM administration on policies and procedures related to above topics
  • Maintaining and posting a list of volunteering opportunities for UVM staff
  • Tracking the number of hours the committee members are dedicating to the work and the number of employees who engaged with the programs

Committee Standards:

Guidelines for building effective, efficient, and respectful committee culture.

Shared Leadership: Co-chairs to be decided

These individuals will share the responsibilities of generating agendas, facilitating meetings, and attending Executive Board meetings in the 2019-2020 academic year.


Meeting Schedule

For the most up-to-date schedule of meetings, please contact the co-chairs of this committee, or the Staff Council office at:

Last modified August 13 2019 12:22 PM