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Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable - Project Coordinator

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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***This is a Volunteer Position***

Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable - 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 - Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable

  • The goal of the Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable is to: Over the next five years, we will work collaboratively to improve tree care and planting in Metro Phoenix in ways that will measurably mitigate urban heat island, improve local air quality and prioritize environmental and social justice outcomes through municipal and private investment in trees - particularly in vulnerable neighborhoods currently lacking tree canopy.
  • The Roundtable has five committees: data, tree stock, tree maintenance, communications, and fundraising

Role Purpose
The purpose of the Project Coordinator position is to ensure that the Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable is being effective and that all stakeholders are engaged. For over a year, AZSA has been the convener of the Phoenix Metro Urban Forestry Roundtable with American Forests and the City of Phoenix. The Roundtable consists of stakeholders from all sectors - nonprofit, private, and government. Each committee has its own goals. The data, tree stock, and tree maintenance committees are identifying projects that will need support from both the fundraising and communications committees.

Responsibilities

  • Be the point of contact for participants of the Roundtable for help, support, questions, etc.
  • Set bi-monthly meetings (currently via Zoom) and send invitations to all stakeholders
  • Ensure that the five committees are active in between the bi-monthly meetings
  • Support the five committees in any logistical needs they may have
  • Ensure that there are proper leads and co-leads for each committee (this may entail working with Roundtable members to find new leads and co leads)
  • Ensure that the list of stakeholders for the Roundtable is kept up to date
  • Ensure that the list of members for each committee of the Roundtable is kept up to date

Ideal Skill Set

  • Ability to learn new things quickly
  • 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

Phoenix Metropolitan AreaPhoenix, AZ 85004

(33.45283,-112.0685)
 

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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