5 City of Vancouver WA AmeriCorps positions!

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Vancouver, WASHINGTON
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 22 Sep 2023

City of Vancouver WA
Vancouver, WA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$2,890.48 per month
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Join the City of Vancouver AmeriCorps team! Each year the City of Vancouver hosts several National Service AmeriCorps members. AmeriCorps members' service responsibilities may vary and currently members concentrate their service on environmental education and stewardship. We are proud to support these members as emerging leaders in our community and beyond. We are now recruiting for the 2023-2024 term. See a list of all seasonal positions below: Public Spaces Specialist (3 positions available): Public Spaces Specialist positions will be based out of City Hall and support outreach, education, and volunteers while developing and supporting outreach events and volunteer opportunities. By promoting stewardship of our urban natural resources through integrated outreach, education, and support of volunteers, these positions will increase community participation in the stewardship of our community. Urban Forestry: Expand outreach efforts in targeted low tree canopy neighborhoods, support neighborhood tree planting projects, increase volunteer participation, and ensure tree survival after planting. Member will develop, plan, and implement inclusive workshops and volunteer events relating to trees and stewardship of our natural resources. Volunteer Programs: ​Support a wide variety of citywide volunteer programs and projects. Opportunities are mainly environmentally focused but may include human service, public safety, episodic or recreation based volunteerism. Member will engage with volunteers throughout the volunteer process from program development, recruitment, communications, inclusion, leadership, implementation, recognition and reporting. Volunteer and Urban Forestry: A split position will support and lead programming related to restoring underutilized public lands through project development and volunteer support. This position will assist in planning and growing environmental restoration programs and managing volunteers. Environmental Education Specialist (1 position available): The Environmental Education Specialist will be based at the Water Resources Education Center and will promote stewardship of water resources and local ecosystems through the implementation of engaging K-12 field trips, outreach events, and volunteer opportunities that are inclusive and serve all members of the community. Waste Reduction Specialist (1 position available): Provide education to Vancouver’s communities about the importance of recycling right and reducing waste. This role will also assist in planning and growing litter pickup programs and managing volunteers.
Service Term: Start Date: October 3, 2023. End Date: August 15, 2024. Use these links to apply for the position you're interested in: Public Spaces Stewardship: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=112394 Environmental Education Specialist: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=105213 Waste Reduction Specialist: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=112395 Visit our website for more information about stipend, benefits, and schedules: https://www.cityofvancouver.us/community/page/americorps-program
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