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Community Environmental Stewardship Coordinator

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Futurewise
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Seattle, WA
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Published 28 days ago

About The Position

We are seeking a project coordinator to support a community environmental stewardship project in Algona, Washington.

Position Title: 

Community Environmental Stewardship Coordinator (CESC)

Reports To:

Livable Communities Coordinator

Position Type: 

Part-time (16-20 hrs/wk), exempt employee; Temporary position ends June 30, 2022

Start Date / End Date:

October 25, 2021 / June 30, 2022

Salary:

$18 - $20 / hour

Location: 

Mostly virtual work, with occasional in-person activities in Algona and Seattle

Project Description

As part of the Livable Communities Program, the Community Environmental Stewardship Coordinator (CESC) is part of a community engagement plan to cultivate a community stewardship group for the Algona Wetland Preserve. The engagement plan has three stakeholder groups: Alpac Elementary School, residents and businesses located nearby the wetland, and the Algona Community Center (which serves members of the Algona, Pacific, and Auburn communities). The CESC’s primary responsibility is to work in collaboration with the Liveable Communities Coordinator in developing an educational curriculum for the Alpac Elementary School’s community (students, teachers, parents, etc.), supporting outreach to the wetland’s neighbors, and engaging the public at community events. 

Primary outreach and coordination activities include:

  • A minimum of four (4) lessons for Alpac Elementary’s 4th and 5th-grade classes. These lessons will introduce students to the multitude of benefits that wetlands bring to a community. And facilitation of a “green team” student environmental and sustainability group.
  • Outreach to residents and property owners in the vicinity of the Algona Wetland Preserve in the form of three (3) door-to-door outreach canvassing sessions to inform nearby residents about the project, discuss their priorities/concerns, and encourage them to participate in the stewardship group.
  • Community engagement through a partnership with the Algona Community Center to plan engagement activities that will be added to the Center’s schedule of public events in the remainder of 2021 through 2022.

Desired Skills & Required Qualifications

Desired Skill Sets:

Qualified candidates will have significant experience in at least one of the following skill sets and an interest in developing their competency in all of them: 

  • Community organizing
  • Community engagement
  • Teaching/environmental education
  • Stewardship group coordination

Required Qualifications:

  • Availability: 16 - 20 hours per week
  • Ability to attend and facilitate in-person activities in Algona, occasionally on evenings and/or weekends
  • Willingness to work on all three tasks in the project scope (outreach, engagement, education)
  • Capable of taking on responsibility and working independently
  • Significant connection to South King County (desired but not required)

About The Position

We are seeking a project coordinator to support a community environmental stewardship project in Algona, Washington.

Position Title: 

Community Environmental Stewardship Coordinator (CESC)

Reports To:

Livable…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 1, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Compensation

USD 14,976 - USD 20,800

Benefits

This is a part-time, exempt position. While it is not eligible for the full benefits package, the hired candidates who live in King County will be provided with a complimentary transit card (ORCA).

This is a part-time, exempt position. While it is not eligible for the full benefits package, the hired candidates who live in King County will be provided with a complimentary…

Level of Language Proficiency

English: Full professional proficiency

Spanish: Professional working proficiency (desired but not required)

English: Full professional proficiency

Spanish: Professional working proficiency (desired but not required)

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
816 Second Avenue, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104, United States

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references in PDF format to jobs@futurewise.org.

Please make the subject of your email “(Last Name) –Livable Communities CESC” and address the cover letter to the Hiring Manager.

Please label any submitted materials, including the cover letter, resume, and references with your last name.

Position is open until filled, but candidates that submit materials prior to September 27th, 2021 will be given priority.

Applicants who live within 5-10 miles of Algona or Pacific are strongly encouraged to submit an application.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references in PDF format to jobs@futurewise.org.

Please make the subject of your email “(Last…

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