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19-20 UCA Umpqua Watersheds Environmental Education Leader
Serving in Roseburg, Oregon at Umpqua Watersheds, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Umpqua basin and beyond through education, restoration, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship. the Environmental Education and Outreach Leader will help us achieve our mission by improve science literary, developing technical skills in natural resources for at-risk youth, and mobilizing volunteer support within member led programs. To achieve these goals, our member will: 1) strengthen and expand forest stewardship curriculum, wilderness education curriculum, and a Science Olympiad team; 2) support summer programs including coordinating fieldwork projects for our natural resources technical crew and leading the annual Youth Wilderness Campout; 3) recruit and manage volunteers to support the sustainability of educational programs; 4) assist in restoration projects in the Elk Creek Watershed. 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 : 1) Teach existing curricula and education programs in partnering schools and organizations. 2) Refine and update curricula, educational materials, and teaching tools in forest stewardship, environmental science, and natural resources. 3) Outreach to new schools and organizations for new educational partnerships. 4) Raise funds through donation requests and small grants to support the education programs. 5) Assist with recruitment and event planning for Umpqua Community College’s Natural Resources Program. 6) Implement and/or develop systems to inform Effective Volunteer Management Practices (EVMPs)
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Environment ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Public Speaking . 
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19-20 UCA Umpqua Watersheds Environmental Education Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2019  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2019  To  08/28/2019 

Contact Jordan Jungwirth
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470

Listing ID 56034