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UCA - Umpqua Watersheds Environmental Education Leader
 
 
 
United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service designed to meet critical community needs in Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Josephine counties in beautiful Southern Oregon. UCA partners with community-based organizations, government agencies and schools to address needs relating to education, healthy futures and economic opportunity. UCA members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (e.g. $5,730 education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc.) For more information and full position descriptions, visit our website at www.ucancap.org/americorps. Interviews for all of our open positions will be conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified, and selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged. Serving in Roseburg, OR, the member will strengthen, expand, and lead our education programs such as our forest stewardship curriculum for elementary school students. The member will also assist in aquatic environmental restoration activities with our partnering organizations. Other activities include coordinating projects for our natural resources technical crew and organizing our Youth Wilderness Campout during the summer and recruiting/managing volunteers to support our educational programs. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Possessing a four-year degree science, environmental education or a related degree; 2) 2 yrs+ experience teaching science, environmental education or a related field; 3) Experience in outdoor recreation (backpacking, camping, etc.), and 4) Experience working with and/or desire to work with at-risk youth (ages 6 and up).
 
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Member Duties : Strengthen and expand our education programs including a forest stewardship curriculum, a wilderness education curriculum and a Science Olympiad team (75%). Collaborate with board/staff on our summer programs, coordinating field work projects for our natural resources technical crew and will lead our Youth Wilderness Campout (15%). Recruit/manage volunteers and raise funds to support our educational programs (5%). Assist in restoration projects in the Elk Creek Watershed (5%). Provide long term one-on-one mentoring through individualized socioemotional & academic support. Teach 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. Outreach to new schools and organizations for new partnerships. Coordinate/organize field trips to Crater Lake National Park. Procure donations and small grants to support the education programs.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
UCA - Umpqua Watersheds Environmental Education Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2016  -   07/31/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/11/2016  To  07/13/2016 

Contact Jordan Jungwirth
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470
541-492-3919
jordan.jungwirth@uncancap.org
www.ucancap.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 56034


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