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Clark County Public Health Green Business Outreach Spec.
The Clark County Green Business Program ( offers assistance and recognition to local businesses engaged in green practices. The program recognizes environmental achievement in stormwater, hazardous materials, water and wastewater, energy, and waste and recycling. Green Business program also provides technical support to eliminate waste and keep material out of the landfill. Since more than 30% of waste thrown away by businesses in Clark County is food scraps, there is a huge opportunity to make a positive impact by informing the business community about our food waste composting program and about resources available to reduce food waste. We also coordinate events and workshops for people to share ideas and learn about green practices. This position is contingent on funding. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will be part of the Clark County Green Business outreach team. In this role, they will develop and implement a communications strategy to raise awareness about recycling and composting. This project will include reaching out to businesses in person, on the phone, and at community events. The member will write social media messages, website content, articles and blog posts. They will assist businesses with projects to reduce their environmental impact and coordinate events to educate the business community about green practices. This position provides direct support to businesses seeking Green Business certification and assists with coordinating an annual sustainability celebration and recognition event.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
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Clark County Public Health Green Business Outreach Spec.

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  10/31/2019 

Contact Sarah Keirns
1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver   WA   98661

Listing ID 73888