Education and Outreach Coordinator – AmeriCorps Member

National Wildlife Federation
Sandy, OR
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Full time Positions
$18,300 living allowance paid over the 11-month term of service (approx. $1,660 monthly, before taxes) $6,895 education award (qualified student loans and/or education expenses)
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Dates of Service: September 6, 2023 – July 26, 2024 (11 months – 1700 hours) Location: Sandy, Oregon Application deadline: Open until filled (application review begins June 20th) For more info: Are you passionate about working with kids and educators, protecting fish & wildlife, and serving communities of color and families with low incomes in the Portland-Metro region? Apply to be the next Education and Outreach Coordinator with National Wildlife Federation (NWF)! See NWF position description for more details. This position is in partnership between the Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and National Wildlife Federation (NWF). NWF is seeking an AmeriCorps Member to build on the successes of previous AmeriCorps Members, to promote environmental justice by engaging communities and partners in opportunities that connect families with nature through: coordinating salmon education initiatives (Fish Eggs to Fry/Salmon Stewards – 25%), supporting sustainable environmental education (Eco-Schools USA, Schoolyard Habitats – 20%), recruiting wildlife stewards to restore/protect wildlife habitat (Garden for Wildlife – 25%), and general outreach and partnership development (10%) serving communities of color and low income families in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. The Member will also participate in Confluence led professional development activities (20%) which include: Leadership Development Training Series, completing a Change Agent Project (CAP), team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities. Member Benefits The Confluence AmeriCorps Program advances environmental equity through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. AmeriCorps offers life changing service opportunities that engage Members at the intersection of environmentalism and social justice while promoting individual leadership and development. Benefits include: $18,300 living allowance paid over the 11-month term of service (approx. $1,660 monthly, before taxes) $6,895 education award (qualified student loans and/or education expenses) Loan Forbearance Health Care Insurance Child Care Reimbursement $100 Training Fund Professional Leadership Certificate, Trainings and Networking opportunities May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
• Personal vehicle with insurance. • Desire to promote environmental stewardship to underserved communities. • Experience communicating and presenting to youth, teachers, schools, and/or management of classrooms/groups. • Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail. • Can relate easily and openly with diverse audiences in a positive and professional manner. • Ability to establish and cultivate relationships with potential participants and partners. • Demonstrates independence, motivation, and resourcefulness and is comfortable working alone in collaboration with a small staff. • Ability to thrive in a multiple task environment and serve evenings and weekends if needed. • Ability to travel to visit classrooms and attend partner meetings across the region in Clackamas, Multnomah, or Washington counties. • Relevant work or volunteer experience in outreach, education, communications, facilitation of trainings, or volunteer management. • Willingness/openness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues. • Ability to serve as part of a diverse team. • Regular and reliable attendance and dependability. • AmeriCorps Members must be: 18 years of age or older at beginning of service term; U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident; in possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, or commit to earning one prior to receiving award able to commit to the full term of service; able to successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check and satisfactory report from the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) prior to the start of the position.
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Morgan Parks
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