Education & Outreach AmeriCorps Technician

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 5:00pm

Address:

Pullman, WA
United States

Job Category:

Other

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Members will primarily serve alongside the Education and Outreach Departmental staff in the classroom and in-formal education settings, as well as represent the District at outreach events at a project site or community event. The Education and Outreach Technician will increase the community impact of District programming by planning and delivering lessons for youth, coordinating educational opportunities, recruiting and managing volunteers, and contributing to communication and marketing materials.

The three main goals of this position are to:

  • Educate and raise community awareness on the importance of stewardship behaviors and conservation practices that influence water quality and the impacts of point and non-point source pollution;
  • Engage the public in natural resource concerns through outreach initiatives;
  • Coordinate volunteer participation.

Member will also participate alongside other District staff and AmeriCorps members, supporting education and outreach efforts in Research and Monitoring and Resource Conservation, including service projects, conservation practice implementation, effectiveness monitoring, volunteer management, and professional development.

Member will need to be able to serve in varying weather conditions (rain, snow, heat) for extended periods of time over uneven terrain.

Anticipated program start date of September 16, 2022 for a 1700 hour term of service. Service members are responsible for their own housing. A monthly stipend is provided by Washington Service Corps along with an education award upon the completion of service hours.

Located in Pullman, Washington, The Palouse Conservation District's mission is to foster the voluntary conservation of natural resources by providing the tools, education, technical expertise, and financial assistance to support our local community.

Position Start Date:

Friday, September 16, 2022

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must apply through the My AmeriCorps Portal. Visit here for the full position description and application instructions.

Visit www.palousecd.org for more information on Palouse Conservation District. 

Job Compensation:

Stipend

Compensation Information:

Monthly Stipend of $1,571 before deductions and withholdings, Education Award of $6,495 upon completion of service