Outreach and Volunteer Specialist, Tiger Creek Preserve in Babson Park, Florida

The Nature Conservancy
Tiger Creek Preserve, Babson Park, Florida
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Full time Positions
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The Outreach and Volunteer Specialist (Job # 50358) will be joining a dynamic onsite team and also two other Outreach and Volunteer Specialists working together on building statewide supports to unlock the potential for community engagement at our individual preserves. To help us better connect with our Spanish-speaking neighbors, we’re looking for someone able to communicate in Spanish and English. The Outreach and Volunteer Specialist will be responsible for maintaining existing and creating new volunteer initiatives and community outreach programs and supporting other functions and conservation priorities of CCI/TCP. They will help raise the organization’s profile through select and strategic venues and partnerships, may serve as “brand ambassador” for the Conservancy’s mission, and inspire people to want to learn more and engage with the organization in meaningful ways. Although this position supports educational events such as class visits and training, their primary focus is on outreach experiences associated with TCP. The Outreach and Volunteer Specialist is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a strategic community engagement program aimed at: • increasing the Conservancy’s visibility, • increasing the impact of the Center for Conservation Initiatives, • engaging a broader constituency in support of conservation, • engaging those who are interested in conservation but not yet familiar with the Conservancy, and • inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders and supporters. This will involve Community Outreach (40%), Volunteer Program Coordination (35%), General Duties (15%), and Education Support (10%).
Apply at https://careers.tnc.org Job #50358 by 10/23 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, environmental education, business or related field and a minimum of 3 years related experience or equivalent combination. • Must meet all TNC Youth Qualification requirements and background checks. • Skilled writer and editor. • Experience in marketing arena. • Communication and public speaking skills. • Project Management skills. • Experience supervising and managing staff, volunteers and/or teams. • Experienced in community relations or relationship building • Facility in English and Spanish DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience serving as “brand ambassador” or Community Engagement Specialist for a company or organization. • Experience developing mission-based programs for a range of ages and demographics. • Experience working with communities conservation organizations have failed to previously engage. • Experienced in developing, implementing, and measuring strategic outreach plans and programs. • Knowledge of current and evolving trends in marketing, conservation and public relations. • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail. • Volunteer management and training experience.
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Cheryl Millett
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