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Volunteer & Community Engagement Specialist

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The Nature Conservancy
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Portland, OR
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Publicado hace 29 días

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.

All TNC staff based in the U.S. or a U.S. Territory are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of receiving one of the vaccines approved in the U.S. (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) shall be condition of employment and must be provided prior to starting work. TNC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and reasonable accommodations for candidates who cannot be vaccinated due to a valid medical or religious reason will be considered.

 

Position Summary

The Volunteer and Community Engagement Specialist works with the Director of Volunteer Programs as part of the volunteer and community engagement program team to promote, expand and improve The Nature Conservancy’s statewide volunteer and community engagement program and help broaden support for conservation in Oregon. The Volunteer and Community Engagement Specialist will help grow the next generation of conservation leaders by building reciprocal and inclusive relationships with partners and communities. They will design and help implement a community engagement program primarily serving Black, Indigenous, People of Color and those who have been historically excluded from the outdoors and Nature Conservancy preserves. They will also manage a subset of our active volunteer team through execution of meaningful experiences that will advance The Nature Conservancy’s goals.

The Location of this position is Portland, Oregon, USA.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, environmental education, business or related field and a minimum of 3 years related experience or equivalent combination.
  • Must pass meet all Conservancy Youth Qualification requirements and background checks.
  • Experience with skilled writing and editing
  • Experience with high level of Communication and public speaking.
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience supervising and managing staff, volunteers, interns and/or teams.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with communities, volunteers, or external partners.
  • Must have First Aid/CPR certification, or be able to obtain it
  • Must have valid driver’s license, safe driving record and be comfortable driving groups of people in a variety of conditions and locations.

 

Salary

Estimated starting salary: $ 54,000 - $60,000/annually, dependent on qualifications and experience.

 

How to Apply

To apply for job ID# 50554, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on November 29, 2021.Apply online with cover letter and resume. All resumes and required cover letters must be submitted through The Nature Conservancy’s online application system. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

About Us

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s…

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  • Fecha límite de postulación
    29 de noviembre de 2021
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Estimated starting salary: $ 54,000 - $60,000/annually, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Compensación

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including; health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, accrued paid time off (including annual, personal, and sick leave), life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. Learn more about our benefits at nature.org/careers. We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellness, and flexibility needs of the people we employ.

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including; health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match…

Ubicación

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El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Portland, OR
Ubicación Asociada
821 SE 14th Ave, Portland, OR 97214, USA

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