Programme Officer for Green Schools Programme

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), an established research and advocacy institute, is looking for a Programme Officer for its Environment Education Unit (EEU). 

About the Unit:
CSE’s Environment Education unit fosters environmental literacy and meaningful environmental education by moving beyond theories and textbook knowledge to ‘learning by doing’ and get students and educators actively involved with the environment. 

Its two programmes, Green Schools Programme (GSP) and University Programme (UP),engage with school and college students, teachers and green educators to impart an understanding of environment-development linkages through the audit of practices and infrastructure of campuses, as well as pedagogical interventions to build capacities of educators. 

Green Schools Programme (GSP)
The Green Schools Programme was launched in 2006 with the objective of using schools as a tool to make basic and long term changes in the mindset and lifestyle of the school community. Today, more than 5000 schools, across India, are a part of the GSP network. Please visit our website for more details on GSP. 

Candidate profile: 

The candidate:

  • Must have an understanding of environment and / or education.
  • Should be able to contribute to the development of resource material and update existing ones.
  • Should be able to conduct capacity building workshops and seminars for teachers and students, independently.
  • Should be able to build and manage partnerships with nodal agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Should be able to actively engage with the schools and strengthen the network of schools.
  • Think innovatively and be a trouble shooter.
  • Must be fluent in English and Hindi (written and oral).
  • Must be willing to travel across urban and rural centres in India.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. 

While environment-specific academic background will be an advantage, what is really required is the capacity to connect everyday activities and issues with an environmental point of view. 

Candidates with experience of 7-10 years in similar capacity may apply soon. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skill sets. 



Candidates can send applications online (preferable) or by postal services, as convenient. 

For online submission: Please visit and choose ‘Programme Officer - GSP’. 

Or Post it to:

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta,
Executive Director- Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110062
Tel: 29956394/6339/5124, Fax: 29955879

NP: Only short listed candidates will be informed. The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview and written test.