Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

About Us

Do you know what harmful contaminants are in your water? How it gets there? What effect it has on your families and environment? Save the Water(tm) (STW(tm)) is the one looking for answers.

STW(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water; and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.


Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"


To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org.


Do you have a background in basic/environmental science? STW(tm) is seeking an education leader for the Director of Education (DOE) position who is willing to help to take the action that is needed to help individuals and organizations gain the knowledge of water related issues. The primary responsibilities of the DOE:

  • Lead STW(tm) DILOS and STEM programs

  • Oversee the educational content on the STW(tm) website.

Additionally, the DOE is the leader responsible for all education operations at STW(tm) by focusing on the Core Values of the organization, and ensures ethical conduct, sound business practices, and team development.


Directors are expected to put in a minimum of 12 hours per week and be responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee department of an average of 5-15 volunteers and interns.

  • Communicate monthly (at minimum) to Vice President(s).

  • Communicate to the President and other Directors, as needed.

  • Provide Monthly Report to Vice President(s).

  • Provide Quarterly Objectives for your Group a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to the start of each quarter.

  • Attend Quarterly Operations Meetings.

  • Communicate with HR on open positions, hiring and resignation processes, and other procedures as requested.

  • Interview Volunteer Candidates and provide training for new volunteers.

  • Provide ongoing coaching and assistance for active volunteers.

  • Manage Project Leaders and Volunteers, including running weekly meetings.

  • Manage and keep operational documents current, including the SOP Manual.

  • Assist in developing procedures & documents for the organization.

Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • BA/BS Degree in Education, Psychology

  • Strong analytical ability; strong Excel and Access knowledge

  • Strong data extraction/manipulation/summarization skills

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

  • Energetic team player with strong initiative, work ethic and ability to work independently

  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail

  • Miami resident preferred

How to Apply:

If interested, please send your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org We would love to hear from you.

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Science
  • Program Management
  • General Education
  • Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Min 12 hours per week & reply emails within 3 days
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