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El Mirage Tree Planting - Project Coordinator

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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***This is a Volunteer Position***

El Mirage Tree Planting - Project Coordinator

AZSA Mission
To create and support cutting-edge, project-based sustainability solutions in Arizona

Vision and Mission - Urban Forestry Priority

  • Vision: An Arizona with a tree canopy that mitigates extreme heat and improves air quality
  • Mission: Increase the tree canopy in low income, low canopy areas throughout Arizona to make our communities more resilient

Objectives - El Mirage Tree Planting Project

  • To plant a minimum of 50 trees at the Thompson Ranch Elementary School and shrubs in the right of way in El Mirage
  • To design and implement a successful tree planting for January 2021

Role Purpose

The purpose of the Project Coordinator position is to design and implement a tree planting in January 2021 at Thompson Ranch Elementary School utilizing the American Forests Tree Equity Score. In addition, the project coordinator will be responsible for completing the City Forest Credits Impact Certification with AZSA’s Executive Director. AZSA has already completed an initial walkthrough of the school with the principal and maintenance. AZSA is working with a landscape architect to identify which trees and shrubs should be planted in various locations on the property.

Responsibilities

  • Be the point person for the El Mirage tree planting with all stakeholders
  • Setup dates and logistics for tree planting (may need to be more than one day due to COVID-19) for January 2021
  • Follow AZSA COVID-19 policies to ensure a safe planting
  • Complete the City Forest Credits Impact Certification with AZSA’s Executive Director
  • Work with the City of El Mirage on the acquisition of shrubs for the right of way
  • Work with the school principal, landscape architect, school maintenance, and others to ensure the tree planting is designed for the needs of the school
  • Manage tree planting budget

Ideal Skill Set

  • Ability to organize events
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects
  • Ability to learn new things quickly (e.g. proper tree planting techniques)
  • Experience working with multiple partners
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently and as a team member
  • Knowledge of urban forestry/trees in Arizona

Time Commitment: Approximately 5-10 hours per week

All AZSA positions are remote, with periodic fieldwork and other necessary in-person activities specific to the particular position.

To apply for this volunteer opportunity, email your cover letter and resume/cv to hr.volunteer@azsustainabilityalliance.com

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About Arizona Sustainability Alliance

Location:

8205 South Priest Drive #11962, Tempe, AZ 85284, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arizona Sustainability Alliance is to create and support cutting-edge, project-based sustainability solutions in Arizona.

Description

The Arizona Sustainability Alliance is a volunteer, non-partisan group committed to protecting our environment and promoting sustainable living through action and advocacy. Through

  • Civic engagement

  • Collaboration

  • Education
We empower Arizona citizens to work together toward more verdant, equitable and sustainable communities. We share a deep concern about catastrophic climate change, the future of our planet and the health and well being of generations to come.
Community
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

City of El Mirage AreaEl Mirage, AZ 85335

(33.59949,-112.32185)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week
  • To apply for this volunteer opportunity, email your cover letter and resume/cv to hr.volunteer@azsustainabilityalliance.com

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