CNLM, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator
Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled. The Center for Natural Lands Management's (CNLM) stewardship activities are currently divided between California and Washington.
In the State of Washington, CNLM focuses on conservation of one of the rarest ecosystems in United States, the prairie and oak woodlands of the south Puget Sound region. At least 92 percent of the prairie habitat in south Puget Sound region has been converted to other land uses or destroyed. CNLM aims to protect and restore prairie and oak habitats, and support the recovery of rare species.
Our Washington staff serves our conservation objectives by acquiring, managing and restoring conservation lands, conducting applied restoration research projects, growing native plants and seed, and conducting outreach to partners and the public. CNLM seeks eight full-time AmeriCorps members to fill prairie restoration service opportunities with the South Sound Prairies Program in the Olympia office. These eight positions include a Prairie Science Technician, a Prairie Restoration Technician, a Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, an Avian Science Technician, a Prairie Monitoring Technician, a Butterfly/pollinator Science Technician, and two Native Plant Production Technician.
The position is a full time service commitment (40 hrs/week) for 6.5 months. Member stipend $1,450 per month and education award is $3,047 before taxes.For more information on how you can make a difference as a Washington Service Corps member visit our website: https://washingtonservicecorps.org. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : The Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator will help run the robust volunteer program concentrated on restoration of the South Sound prairies. Primary responsibilities include planning and facilitating weekly volunteer days focused on prairie stewardship activities.
Additionally, outreach and education tasks will include leading field tours for local school groups, presenting at local and regional job fairs, disseminating outreach materials, producing website content, and pursuing earned media opportunities. Depending on the time of year, 1 to 3 days per week will be spent in the field with the volunteers, completing land stewardship tasks across the South Sound prairies, with preparation and follow up reports completed at the Olympia office. Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage , Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training . Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Environment . Skills :
General Skills , Team Work , Leadership , Environment , Computers/Technology .