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.
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
Writing/Editing, General Skills, Communications, Environment, Education, Teaching/Tutoring
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