This position is responsible for supporting the King Conservation District (KCD) Community Agriculture Program. With service in the office and field, this position involves labor intensive, multi-faceted duties that require a high level of motivation, versatility, and independence.
Support to the Community Agriculture Program includes learning about and becoming experienced in sustainable agricultural practices, installing hgelkultur mounds, installing native pollinator habitat, and communicating with members of the community in King County. The person serving in this role will plan and facilitate events, train and educate community members, install agricultural projects, and coordinate volunteer events. The AmeriCorps member will conduct outreach efforts throughout King County to support project goals and recruit volunteers.
The individual holding this position serves independently and as a part of a team of District staff and other AmeriCorps members. This position is contingent on funding. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled.
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Environment . Skills :
Environment , Agriculture, Gardening , Community Organization .