AmeriCorps Land Stewardship Trainer-Oregon

Agency
Heart of Oregon Corps
Location
Bend, OR
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Education Award & Bimonthly Stipend
Start Date
06/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2018
Website
http://heartoforegon.org/who-we-are/careers.html
Description
The Heart of Oregon Corps is seeking a Land Stewardship Trainer! The AmeriCorps Land Stewardship Trainers will complete 1700 hours of service over 9 months (April - December). Under the direction of the Project Coordinator, the Land Stewardship Trainer position will provide training and support alongside part-time AmeriCorps service members while also completing environmental stewardship service. This includes: developing and implementing in-field training opportunities; environmental education lessons; field logistics support; and project partner satisfaction tracking. This position will have a special emphasis on helping members practice technical field skills as well as conservation education while also encouraging a safe service environment. She/he, along with the Transition Specialist, will also track member development and training opportunities. • Develop and deliver program curriculum for environmental education and stewardship; effectively implement these trainings for part-time corpsmembers throughout their service. • Assist with tool/equipment/vehicle inventory tracking and maintenance • Assist with summer spike camping trips. Must be available to camp throughout the spring and summer season. • Assist in the delivery of other program services as assigned to the extent that it is not in conflict with the primary position responsibilities or any AmeriCorps provision including the AmeriCorps Prohibited Activities. • Assist in the delivery of other program services as assigned.
Qualifications
Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs. Standing, walking, bending, hiking for long hours. Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, and rain. Ability to drive 10 passenger vans and 4WD drive vehicles. Ability to pull and back up trailers safely (or ability to learn). Submit cover letter, resume, and two references to Andrew.Felton@heartoforegon.org Early submission of applications is encouraged!
Contact Person
Andrew Felton
Contact eMail
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