StreamTeam Education and Outreach Specialist

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 5:30pm

Address:

Vancouver, WA
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Volunteer Opportunity

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The Education and Outreach Specialist will be a part of the largest Earth Day event in Southwest Washington, Make a Difference Day, Stream Stewards, and other volunteer-driven restoration events. Outreach is the core of our StreamTeam Program. By increasing awareness of the issues facing our environment, we can promote community involvement in restoration. Duties may include: implementing educational activities, teaching the water cycle to 4th and 5th grade students, facilitating educational workshops for adults, helping organize a community EcoFair for Earth Day, writing newsletter articles, and implementing watershed restoration. This position will serve closely with the StreamTeam Program Coordinator to implement outreach and volunteer activities, with many activities occurring on Saturdays. Approximately 5-10% of time will be spent in the field. This position is a great opportunity for someone interested in education, community outreach, and restoration.

Benefits include monthly stipend, education award, health insurance, loan forbearance, and professional development opportunities.

Duration – September 1, 2016 to July 15, 2017

Hours:  Tuesday – Friday 7am – 5:30pm, plus some evenings and Saturdays

Visit www.StreamTeam.net for more information or contact ApplyAmeriCorps@clarkpud.com with questions.

Other positions include:  Restoration Event Coordinator, Invasive Species Technician, Montioring Specialist, Nursery Specialist, and Restoration Specialist.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to ApplyAmeriCorps@clarkpud.com by June 15.  Please indicate which position(s) you are applying for and, if more than one, your order of preference.  You will also need to submit an application on the AmeriCorps website, www.AmeriCorps.gov