Details: Salary commensurate with experience
The Renaissance Trees Program Coordinator will implement community-based tree planting projects in multiple NJ cities. Duties include: Find and organize community groups and volunteers to conduct tree plantings and greening projects. Map out and/or design projects. Recruit other organizations as partners. Participate in green infrastructure group/coalition meetings and activities. Educate residents through our TreeKeepers training. Assist our development director with grants, grant reports and press releases. Communicate projects effectively to various groups and via social media. Assist NJ Tree Foundation staff with other tree planting, maintenance and educational projects.
Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have a BS in Environmental Science, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, or similar field. Experience in community organizing, green infrastructure, non-profit work a plus. Some evenings and Saturdays required. Excellent written, verbal, listening and people skills a must. Good computer skills necessary. Valid driver’s license and good driving record a must. Able to work independently and work well in a group setting. Leadership skills necessary.
Benefits package includes: Vacation days, sick days, health insurance, holidays, flex-time, compensatory time, work vehicle.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply for the Renaissance Trees Program Coordinator position, please Email/Fax resume w/cover letter and writing sample by May 29, 2018 to: Lisa Simms, Email: LSimms@NJTreeFoundation.org Fax: 732-608-8483. To find out more about the NJ Tree Foundation www.njtreefoundation.org