Community Programs Manager

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, February 20, 2017, 2:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Portland, OR
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Core responsibilities:

Community Camps:

Design camp programs and schedules.
Identify and approach prospective partner organizations.
Hire and manage a team of summer camp staff - including high school counselors and college aged interns - to plan and implement activities in a safe, fun, engaging and inclusive way, utilizing local parks as classrooms.
Coordinate and assist in family outings with community partners.
Maintain regular communication with partners, including Hacienda CDC, Bienestar and ROSE CDC.
Write annual reports.
Manage program budget.

TALON:

Manage TALON program for teen, which includes planning, design, outreach, and logistics.
Recruit and mentor a team of 12 young adult participants.
Collaborate with the Audubon Conservation Department to place apprentices and oversee their mentorship.
Coordinate and manage staff mentors.

Manage program budget.
Assist in TALON grant writing, administration and reporting.
Conduct program evaluation.

 

Organizational Inclusiveness:

Support Portland Audubon’s efforts to increase programmatic and organizational diversity, inclusivity, and equity.
Work with the Conservation Department to create internal partnerships to support Audubon’s programmatic goals to increase diversity and equity.
Represent Portland Audubon’s desire and capacity to form new external relationships and educational partnerships in greater community.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience working with underrepresented communities.
Conversational Spanish and/or experience working with Spanish-speaking communities.
Knowledge of strategies for connecting children and young adults to nature and the outdoors.
Experience designing and facilitating hands-on educational programs.
Knowledge of general forest ecosystems and of regional birds and mammals.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Solid coordination and organizational skills, and an ability to balance attention to detail with holistic “big picture” thinking.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Experience managing teams.
Experience working with coalitions and working cooperatively in a team; belief in the value and power of collaboration.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including ten consecutive Saturdays during the spring for TALON training.
Demonstrated commitment to economic and racial justice.
Willingness to work to work with education staff in delivering other educational programming like summer staff training and school group programs.
Strong time and task management skills; ability to manage multiple projects; ability to work well under pressure and take deadlines seriously.
Willingness to obtain a Class-B commercial driver’s license for driving a school bus.

How to Apply:

TO APPLY:

Please email your cover letter, resume, and completed employment application* to jobs@audubonportland.org with subject: “Community Programs Manager.”

*employment application available at www.audubonportland.org/about/jobs

 

Applications due February 20, 2016 by 5:00pm

Interviewing will begin February 23rd and 24th.