Community Stewardship Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/29/2018

Address

PO Box 223702
Carmel-by-the-Sea
CA
93922
United States

Description

Community Stewardship Manager



Reports to: Executive Director

Status: Non-Exempt, 40 hours/week (includes evening and weekend work)


About​ ​Us:

MEarth is a multi-faceted environmental sustainability education program that inspires youth and adults alike to be better stewards of our selves, our communities, and our environment. Annually, more than 5,500 people participate in one or more of our four programs: ClassroomConnect, NatureConnect, FoodConnect and CommunityConnect.


At the ten-acre Hilton Bialek Habitat, located adjacent to Carmel Middle School (at the mouth of Carmel Valley), we provide hands-on, experiential learning opportunities to schools, county agencies, partner nonprofits, local businesses, and interested citizens from throughout Monterey County.


Our nationally recognized outdoor learning center includes a large meadow, bird habitat, monarch butterfly habitat, a pond, an outdoor amphitheater, a LEED-certified culinary classroom, outdoor kitchen with wood-fired oven, organic vegetable and herb gardens, heirloom fruit orchard, off-grid solar greenhouse, and native plant nursery.


For more information about MEarth, please visit:

www.MEarthCarmel.org | www.Facebook.com/MEarthCarmel



About the Position: MEarth’s community outreach and stewardship is critical to the success of MEarth and our mission, as we depend on the public for its time, talent and/or treasure. This position plays the lead role in coordinating and managing two important aspects of MEarth’s community engagement efforts. First, this position will coordinate all of MEarth’s community/public outreach efforts, where we introduce MEarth to the public through public fairs and other community events, and presentations to community groups and businesses. Second, this position will take the lead on planning, coordinating and directing the production and implementation of both MEarth’s CommunityConnect programming (public events, workshops and other programs for adults and families) and all other registration-based programming.




Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):



Public Outreach and Profile Building

  • Coordinate all MEarth community/public outreach efforts, where we introduce MEarth to the people of Monterey County. Examples include, but are not limited to, tabling/booths at public fairs and other community events, and presentations to community groups and businesses.
  • Lead and coordinate MEarth’s efforts to identify new outreach opportunities, solicit and arrange these opportunities, and schedule and support staff and Board members engaged in these events.
  • Participate in most outreach events, especially public/community events.
  • Coordinate, and conduct most, onsite tours and non-program use of facilities.
  • Work with Executive Director and Communications and Development Manager to identify and implement follow-up engagement activities.



Community Programming

  • Plan, coordinate and direct the production and implementation of all CommunityConnect and other registration-based programming, including, but not limited to, two major fundraising events (Glass Pumpkin Patch of Carmel and MEarth Day), Sustainable Chef Dinners, DIY Workshops, Weekend Family Events, Sustainable Speaker Series.
  • Lead planning and implementation of 10th Anniversary event in 2018.
  • Oversee and coordinate all marketing, sales, scheduling and participant communications for MEarth’s registration-based programs, including our seven-week Summer Camp.
  • Lead and manage MEarth’s collaboration with outside partners on the idea, content, timing and delivery of CommunityConnect programming.
  • Lead all CommunityConnect event development and delivery, including administrative responsibilities, transportation, and evaluation. Lead efforts to track and document program deliverables and outcome(s).
  • Coordinate programming delivery with internal and external staff, and monitor implementation.

Supervise staff and volunteers during these educational programs/events, as appropriate.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Educational Requirement: B.A. or B.S in related field or commensurate work experience.
  • Experience Required: Minimum two years of work experience in public outreach activities and/or event planning/implementation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work well with event, organization and university partners, individual and business donors, staff peers, service learners and interns, clients, etc. in a wide range of situations.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill and expertise developing, planning and leading public outreach activities and/or public events.
  • Demonstrated skill and expertise in accomplishing work-related tasks – with accuracy, precision, completeness, neatness, and quantity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in accomplishing work-related responsibilities, including methods, materials, tools, equipment, and fundamental subject matter.
  • Effective and efficient work habits including organization of work, punctuality and dependability, industry, and good practices of both vehicle and personal safety.
  • Has worked collaboratively in a team setting, as well as worked independently.
  • Has followed and can provide oral and written directions.
  • Established and maintained friendly, cooperative, and effective working relationships with all persons contacted in the course of work.
  • Demonstrated a positive attitude and enthusiasm for work, willingness to conform to job requirements, and ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated good judgment, promptness of action, and sound decision making.
  • Computer skills - Mac preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software.
  • Strong database skills (desired).


Required Physical Capabilities:

The working environment is subject to bending, crouching, or kneeling to access information and/or to assist students from ground level to 4.5 feet above the ground, pushing, pulling and lifting of instructional equipment and supplies, sitting on chairs or floor, leaning over for prolonged periods of time, reaching in all directions, and working outdoors for prolonged periods of time. Incorporated with one or more of the essential functions of this position are the following essential physical requirements:

  • Ability to see for purposes of reading instructions, labels, and other printed matter and for the safe operation of equipment.
  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels in person and/or on the telephone.
  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person and/or on the telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer, typewriter, calculator, copy machine, telephone and other office equipment with dexterity and in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to routinely lift and carry supplies and materials weighing up to 25 pounds.



Hours and Compensation

This is a full time, 40 hour/week, exempt position. Hourly wage and paid vacation package is competitive. Presently, no insurance is offered. However, the Board of Directors and new Executive Director have made securing increased funding to provide insurance for all staff a high priority objective for the organization.


To Apply: Please follow the link below to apply. No phone calls please.

https://goo.gl/forms/gOSBPlcohFA5dSnv1

Successful completion of the hiring process is contingent on applicant passing a multi-agency live-scan fingerprint/background check. (paid for by MEarth) Women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. MEarth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://goo.gl/forms/gOSBPlcohFA5dSnv1

To Apply: Please follow the link below to apply. No phone calls please.

https://goo.gl/forms/gOSBPlcohFA5dSnv1

Successful completion of the hiring process is contingent on applicant passing a multi-agency live-scan fingerprint/background check. (paid for by MEarth) Women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. MEarth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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