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Education and Outreach Technician

Palouse Conservation District

Pullman, Washington

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details 2276/mo stipend + education award
Deadline Aug 31, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Palouse Conservation District is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Education and Outreach Technician through the AmeriCorps National Service program. This position plays a crucial role in delivering educational programs to our local community, focusing on environmental stewardship and conservation practices.

This is a 1700-hour AmeriCorps position under the Washington Service Corps (WSC), spanning 10.5 months. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver educational programming through hands-on lessons to students in classroom and outdoor settings
  • Conduct outreach efforts to engage the public in natural resource and agricultural issues
  • Coordinate volunteer opportunities and manage volunteer participation in conservation activities
  • Assist in implementing conservation practices with local volunteer groups and student organizations

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to present effectively in front of groups and work with youth of all ages
  • Capability to lift up to 40 lbs and work outdoors in varying weather conditions and over uneven terrain
  • Positive attitude, initiative, motivation, and a self-starter mentality
  • Experience and/or education relating to agriculture, natural resources, and education is valuable, but not required

As an AmeriCorps and Washington Service Corps member with Palouse Conservation District, you will gain valuable hands-on experience in environmental education and community outreach while making a positive impact on our local environment. Join our dedicated team and contribute to fostering conservation efforts in the Palouse region!

Position is open until filled. Application review and interviews to begin in July.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Sebo at elizabeths@palousecd.org or 509-553-1846

HOW TO APPLY

Position is open until filled. Application review and interviews to begin in July, with an anticipated start date in September.

Apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=123222 

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Sebo at elizabeths@palousecd.org or 509-553-1846

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Category Admin & Leadership, Environmental Education
Tags Conservation Corps, Outreach