TNC- Ohio Staff Volunteer Crew Leader

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ORGANIZATION: The Nature Conservancy in Ohio

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Staff Volunteer Crew Leaders provide support to TNC Ohio by leading community volunteers on projects focused on protecting and maintaining preserves. Staff Volunteer Crew Leaders may choose to focus on maintenance activities such as picking up trash, leading hikes, conducting surveys, attending outreach events, and/or helping with the ecological management of the preserve by removing invasive species. This position requires the ability to identify common native and invasive species, lead and supervise volunteers of all ages on the project in a safe and effective manner and work alongside TNC staff, other volunteers, or alone (once trained) on projects identified by staff. It may require lifting of some heavy objects, safe/proper use of herbicide, and hiking over unimproved ground. Staff Volunteer Crew Leaders need to have the ability to communicate via email, text message, and via phone calls.

Staff Volunteer Crew Leaders must complete the Staff Volunteer Selection & Youth Qualification Process which includes but is not limited to: completing a staff volunteer application and interview with the program manager, having references checked, completing online and in person trainings, and successfully completing a background screening related to the Youth Safety Policies and Procedures.

· What can you expect to do: invasive species removals, tree plantings and maintenance, seed collections, leading guided nature walks, instructing other volunteers

· Region: Northwest, Central and Northeast Ohio

· Time commitment: Ideally, individuals will lead events at preserves monthly or every other month March-November, however any commitment of time is appreciated.

· Who would you report to: Angela Burke and Regional Preserve Staff

· Training required?: YES. Valid driver’s license a plus.

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About The Nature Conservancy in Ohio

Location:

6375 Riverside Drive, Suite 100, Dublin, OH 43017, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. For almost 60 years, we’ve been working in Ohio to do just that.

Description

The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. To date, the Conservancy and its more than one million members have been responsible for the protection of more than 119 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide - and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally.

Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple Preserve LocationsOH 43017

(40.11567,-83.13274)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a month

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