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21-22 Clark County Green Business Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
The Clark County Green Business Program (www.clarkgreenbiz.com) provides support and resources to businesses taking steps to evaluate their business practices and and minimize their environmental footprint. We offer businesses a certification program to recognize efforts related to environmental and social sustainability. The certification program includes stormwater, hazardous materials, water and wastewater, energy, and waste and recycling, and we also assess community and employee engagement. This is an exciting project to learn about how businesses are moving towards sustainability, making positive changes and giving back to the community. Green Business program also aims to assist businesses in finding ways to eliminate waste and keep material out of the landfill. More than 30% of the waste thrown away by businesses in Clark County is food scraps, which presents a huge opportunity to inform the business community about our local food waste composting program and about strategies to reduce food waste. The member in this position will support businesses by assisting in their efforts to develop green team projects and increase environmental sustainability through waste reduction, recycling and composting programs. Interviews will be conducted in June and July. Position contingent on funding.
 
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Member Duties : The member will be responsible for leading green business workshops focused on waste reduction, recycling and food waste composting. This will require researching workshop topics, recruiting speakers, and coordinating event logistics. While visiting and communicating with business representatives, the member will valuate waste practices and support improvements by delivering recycling containers and signage and making recommendations. This project will assist in efforts to inform food establishments about food waste prevention practices, composting options and recycling. The member will create outreach materials for the website including blog posts and web page content, social media campaigns and community events.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
21-22 Clark County Green Business Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
09/16/2021  -   07/31/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2021  To  09/01/2021 

Contact Sarah Keirns
1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver   WA   98661
5643977319
wscip@esd.wa.gov
www.clarkgreenbiz.com
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 73888


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