Environmental Education Program Coordinator, AmeriCorps


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Cause Areas

When

Fri Sep 16, 2016 09:00 AM - Mon Jul 31, 2017 05:00 PM

Where

8050 35th Ave NESeattle, WA 98115


About

Overview

This is an AmeriCorps position.

The AmeriCorps member will serve primarily with Seattle Audubon education staff, leading environmental education programming for youth in the Seattle area. The member will provide support for Seattle Audubon's elementary school program, Finding Urban Nature (FUN), through adult volunteer recruitment and training, and through teaching environmental education lessons to elementary school students. The member will also support Seattle Audubon's teen program, Young Birders, which fosters a strong learning community for passionate young naturalists. Additional duties may include: community education outreach, including presentations at school Science Nights and other local events where we engage the public using our unique education materials; leading an after school science enrichment program; and assisting with toddler story hours and family programming.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Requires BA/BS from an accredited university
  • Experience working with children and/or teens in formal or informal education settings
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of children, teens, and adults
  • Strong writing skills
  • Group management skills
  • Energy and desire to inspire conservation action in Seattle communities


Benefits

  • Living stipend of $1,195 per month
  • Trainings and professional development opportunities
  • Subsidized childcare provided by GAP Solutions Inc. (if qualified)
  • Health Insurance (limited only to the member and only if they have no other health insurance)
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual payment (on qualifying loans)
  • $5,775 education award upon successful completion of service commitment
  • 1,700 hours of service from the National Service Trust


To Apply

Interested applicants must apply through the AmeriCorps portal. The link to this position is: https:my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=65509&fromSearch=true

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Science
  • Community Outreach
  • Program Management
  • STEM

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a full-time, 10-month AmeriCorps position
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-25 at the time of position acceptance.
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