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21-22 UCA Environmental Education and Outreach Leader
Umpqua Watersheds, Inc. located in Roseburg, Oregon. Umpqua Watersheds, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental organization. The primary goal of the Environmental Education and Outreach Leader is to expand our educational capacity in order to improve science literary and develop technical skills in natural resources for at-risk youth in Douglas County. The member will strengthen and expand our education programs including a forest stewardship curriculum, a wilderness education curriculum, a weekly radio show called “Living Downstream," develop environmental education training workshops and the Home Explorer program. (75%). The member will work with our board and staff on our summer programs including coordinating field work projects for our natural resources technical crew and will lead our Youth Wilderness Campout (15%). The member will also recruit and manage volunteers and raise funds to support our educational programs (5%). The member will assist in restoration projects related to the Archie Creek Fire (education and outreach) (5%). United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service to meet critical needs in SW Oregon. UCA projects improve access to community programs in project focus areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, Healthy Futures, and Environmental Stewardship. Members engage clients in their dedicated service project, and then use their experience to recruit, retain, and support community volunteers. Members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc). For more information and position descriptions, visit: Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified. Selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged.
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Member Duties : Lead existing curricula and education programs in partnering schools and organizations. Refine and update curricula, educational materials, and teaching tools in forest stewardship, environmental science, and natural resources Coordinate and produce Living Downstream Radio show for Umpqua Watersheds’ KQUA radio station. Outreach to new schools and organizations for new educational partnerships. Attend and facilitate monthly Education Committee Meetings. Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings to provide update on AmeriCorps activities and programs. Update UW website and FB pages with information on Education events and activities. Maintain a bi-weekly Environmental Education Blog on UW website. Assist in Volunteer recruitment, training and management as it relates to Education and fundraising initiatives. Raise funds through donation requests and small grants to support the education programs (less than 10% weekly).
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment . 
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21-22 UCA Environmental Education and Outreach Leader

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2021  -   07/31/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/19/2021  To  07/31/2021 

Contact Rachelle Mills
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470

Listing ID 104248