Community Programs Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, January 2, 2017, 11:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Austin, TX
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate volunteer registration for Clean Sweep, Clean Lady Bird Lake,  Lake Travis Cleanup, and ongoing Adopt-a-Creek and Adopt-a-Street projects
  • Communicate with key organizational partners to set up and maintain ongoing volunteer opportunities
  • Lead technical training workshops for volunteer engagement and restoration techniques
  • Work collaboratively with staff to share technical skills and support community and organizational-led project days
  • Plan and implement volunteer appreciation events throughout the year
  • Secure donations for volunteer recognition
  • Maintain up-to-date records of volunteer engagement and program results
  • Provide community outreach to increase program participation
  • Create content and newsletter for event communications and recruitment of volunteers for service projects and events
  • Support other programming as needed

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the environment, excellent people and communication skills, experience and/or knowledge in riparian restoration, native landscape design and installation and volunteer coordination.

  • Experience and knowledge in restoration, riparian and water quality issues, native plant species, landscape design and installation, solid waste services and/or litter abatement preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working with and organizing volunteers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with a wide range of volunteers from youth to seniors
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Flexible and able to work independently as well as on a team
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to multi-task and maintain a positive attitude with community members
  • Lift 50 pounds, work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including heat, cold, and rain and work along uneven surfaces of creeks and trails
  • Conversation Spanish a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook and Excel, as well as Salesforce, Mailchimp and Formstack preferred

Hours:  This is a full-time position, which will require work on evenings and weekends.

How to Apply:

To apply, please complete our online application at https://keepaustinbeautiful.formstack.com/forms/community_programs_coordinator. Your resume and letter of interest, including salary history, will be uploaded directly within the application form. Job posting open through Monday, January 2, 2017. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Only complete submissions will be considered and receive a response. No phone calls, please.