Stewardship & Outreach Ambassador, Headwaters Land Conservancy, Gaylord Michigan

Agency
Huron Pines AmeriCorps
Location
Gaylord, Michigan
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$16,502 over ten months & $6,495 education award
Start Date
01/11/2023
Last Date to Apply
10/28/2022
Website
https://huronpines.org/americorps/
Description
HeadWaters Land Conservancy’s mission is to protect the natural diversity of northeastern Michigan in two ways: -Preserving and restoring significant land -Fostering appreciation and understanding of the environment in the communities we serve. The Stewardship & Outreach Ambassador will be involved in a diverse set of projects to improve natural habitats and educate the public on important conservation issues. The member will be involved in developing new educational community engagement programs and implementing existing programs. The member will design and develop educational outreach materials for new and current programs as well as surveys to gauge program success. These projects include recruiting new volunteers to conduct wildlife habitat management, restoration projects, and conduct species surveys on public nature preserves. The Stewardship & Outreach Ambassador will serve out of the Gaylord office and conduct their service in accordance to the organization's mission. Fieldwork will take place in nature preserves located within HWLC’s service area. Days will begin and end at the HWLC office. This position will offer a mixture of fieldwork and other service activities every week. Fieldwork may involve walking over uneven terrain, wading in streams or rivers, and working outdoors (e.g., the potential for inclement weather and biting insects). TO VIEW FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND APPLY VISIT huronpines.org/americorps/
Qualifications
Required for position Willingness to participate in weekend events (workdays/educational sessions) Comfortable with public speaking Comfortable using tools such as brush cutter, tree trimmers, saw, and post digger Preferred for position Familiar with Design Software – Adobe, Canva, Publisher Basic knowledge of Avenza Maps, including ability to create and edit maps Knowledge of natural ecological communities of northeast Michigan Chainsaw training Basic knowledge of ArcGIS Required for the program Computer efficiency (typing, email, word processing, excel) Ability to pass a background check* U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien Commitment to conserving the forests, lakes and streams of Michigan
Contact Person
Amanda Vanaman
Contact eMail
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