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Okanogan Conservation District, Conservation Educator
 
 
 
This project will increase our capacity to assist teachers who want to bring high quality STEM experiences to their students by participating in our K12 programs. The AmeriCorps member will help Okanogan CD meet teacher and student needs by delivering K12 STEM programs and assisting with community outreach events. Okanogan County is a very large and rural county with underserved students and limited resources to support K12 teachers. The Okanogan Conservation District is one of the only organizations working with area teachers to enhance their science curricula through hands-on learning and field experiences. Most of Okanogan CD’s education programming is related to water quality. All our programming supports Next Generation Science Standards and is tailored to teachers’ curricula. This project also includes planting and maintenance of riparian buffers. AmeriCorps member will experience field service with conservation planners and Education Specialist that will be useful while serving with students. This position is contingent on funding.
 
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Member Duties : This position includes assisting with and delivering K12 Education Programs in the classroom and outdoors. The member will also serve with the public, youth and adults, at community outreach events. Being adaptable and able to change presentations to the needs of the audience is a must. In addition, AmeriCorps will assist Conservation Planners with restoration by planting, maintenance, and watering of wetland and riparian areas in Okanogan County. Member will be expected to meet with supervisors regularly, and to sit in on weekly staff meetings when possible to hear about other projects at Okanogan CD.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Okanogan Conservation District, Conservation Educator

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2018  -   08/15/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Languages
Spanish-English helpful
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2018  To  10/16/2018 

Contact Chelsea Trout
1251 2nd Ave S
Okanogan   WA   98840
5094220855x117
wscip@esd.wa.gov
www.okanogancd.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 77793


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