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20-21 Mountains to Sound Greenway Restoration Associate
As a member of the Greenway Trust Stewardship Program, you’ll have the opportunity to serve with a highly successful team in an energetic, productive, and fast-paced environment. Through extensive hands-on involvement in a wide variety of projects and agency partnerships, you will learn about ecological issues on public natural lands and build skills in public land management. To support many of our environmental stewardship efforts, the Greenway Trust recruits and engages more than 4,000 community volunteers each year. These volunteers provide support for invasive weed removal, native tree and shrub planting efforts, and trail maintenance. Our interactions with community volunteers provide a unique opportunity to discuss the Greenway, the landscape, the challenges faced in stewarding and caring for public land and gives volunteers a chance to “give back” to the lands where they live, work and play. Restoration Associates will be responsible for assisting with community engagement efforts (recruiting and managing volunteers and tracking volunteer information), and will also assist Greenway Trust staff with other core projects, including invasive plant removal, native plant installation and operations at our Native Plant Nursery. This position will also lead efforts in with restoration site maintenance and vegetation monitoring. Interviews are expected to take place in May and June of 2020.
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Member Duties : Teamwork: Serve on a Restoration Team alongside Greenway Trust staff, agency and nonprofit partners, and volunteer Ecological Restoration: Implement habitat restoration including tree planting, manual & chemical weed control, and other site maintenance Event Leadership: Lead volunteer land stewardship events in the Greenway on weekdays & Saturdays. Educate volunteers about the Greenway, site history, restoration ecology, trail maintenance, and community building Maintenance: This position will work closely with Greenway staff to plan, develop, and implement restoration maintenance activities Monitoring: Collect vegetation monitoring data, develop monitoring plans and schedules, and compile reports and recommendations for site maintenance Nursery Maintenance: Assist with maintaining the Greenway Trust's Native Plant Nursery, including inventory, hosting volunteers, overseeing irrigation, fertilization, and weeding
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Environment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  First Aid ,  Public Speaking . 
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20-21 Mountains to Sound Greenway Restoration Associate

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2020  -   08/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

additional languages desired

Accepting Applications
From  02/21/2020  To  10/01/2020 

Contact Katy Yeh
2701 1st Ave
Seattle   WA   98121

Listing ID 62203