Americorps – Environmental Educator-Washington

Agency
Cascadia Conservation District
Location
Wenatchee, WA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Education Award, Stipend, benefits
Start Date
09/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
07/27/2018
Website
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=72409
Description
The AmeriCorps member will promote environmental stewardship in Chelan County and neighboring communities through various water quality and agricultural awareness programs for grade school through high school students as well as the citizens at large. The member will help to coordinate and deliver Water on Wheels, Wheat Week, and Kids in the Creek to area school groups, and Native Planting 101 to local adults, as well as assisting with the Chelan County Clean Water Campaign photo contest and stewardship calendar, outreach events, social media sites, newsletter articles, and member-led river cleanup and volunteer restoration projects. This position is contingent on funding. To learn more about Cascadia Conservation District, go to our website at www.cascadiacd.org Member Duties: keep an organized schedule of all lessons; prep for daily lessons. Keep accurate, current records of the number of students, teachers, and lessons taught. Recruit and coordinate volunteers for Kids in the Creek outdoor education program in support of event logistics and gather student evaluations. Coordinate Native Planting 101 workshop, including advertising, scheduling, materials prep, presenter coordination, registration, documentation, and reporting. Organize and coordinate at least 2 volunteer clean-up/restoration days; contact, recruit and train volunteers, and coordinate volunteer appreciation; track all data pertaining to programs and volunteer activities. Conduct outreach and assist with events to engage individuals and organizations in resource conservation. Track all necessary deliverables. Attend regularly scheduled AmeriCorps and CCD trainings and meetings. Program Benefits: Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Health Coverage, Stipend, Childcare assistance if eligible. Terms : Permits attendance at school during off hours, Car recommended, Permits working at another job during off hours. Service Areas : Children/Youth, Environment, Education, Community Outreach Skills : Writing/Editing, General Skills, Communications, Environment, Education, Teaching/Tutoring
Qualifications
Education level: Some college Age Requirement - Minimum: 18 Languages: English & Knowledge of Spanish a plus Accepting Applications Until - 07/27/2018 Contact Peggy Entzel 14 N Mission St Wenatchee, WA 98801 5094361601 wscip@esd.wa.gov www.cascadiacd.org
Contact Person
Peggy Entzel
Contact Phone
5094361601
Contact eMail
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