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.
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 email@example.com
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Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
Phoenix Metropolitan AreaPhoenix, AZ85004
November 13, 2020
Basic Computer Skills
Verbal / Written Communication
Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week
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