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Conservation Specialist

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ORGANIZATION: North Alabama Zoological Society

  • 9 people are interested

Conservation Specialist

We are looking for individuals knowledgeable in animal and/or environmental

conservation to join our team of Conservation volunteers.

To us, the primary objective of this position is to strategize, plan and facilitate conservation programming that supports the department’s charter and the mission of the North Alabama Zoological Society. Ideal individuals will be able to work independently on projects, have some knowledge of conservation, and able to volunteer 4 - 6 hours a month.

The North Alabama Zoological Society is volunteer-run and this is a volunteer position. There is an understanding from the organization that the selected volunteer will be using their own free time to accomplish the tasks of this position and their ability to commit time will vary. The organization only expects follow-through on the tasks the volunteer has agreed to perform in the time agreed upon.

Job Function (duties and responsibilities):

  • Available for a monthly online meeting
  • Excited about the outdoors
  • Interested in planning with a team
  • Able to work independently to complete tasks
  • Eager to increase conservation efforts and awareness in North Alabama
  • Comfortable speaking with the public at events and during activities

Education/Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in conservation.

Skills Required:

  • Aptitude in presentation and public speaking
  • Must embrace the mission of the North Alabama Zoological Society
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • People-oriented and results-driven
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Be organized and exhibit "follow through" on tasks and goals.
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and the community, and demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability.
  • Ability to generate creative ideas
  • Attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
  • Good time-management skills

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About North Alabama Zoological Society

Location:

4100 Market St SW Suite 100, Huntsville, AL 35767, US

Mission Statement

To create a world-class zoo and aquarium that: 1) will connect the communities and visitors of North Alabama with the world’s wildlife and wild purposes; 2) will be a standard of wildlife conservation action, research, and education; and 3) will inspire a better tomorrow.

Description

We are a wildlife and nature conservation and education organization located in North Alabama. While our main goal is to open a zoo and aquarium, we engage the community everyday in doing education and conservation service.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Environment
Animals, Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Huntsville, AL 35810

(34.80436,-86.61071)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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