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Compost and Recycling Education Coordinator
 
 
 
The Compost and Recycling Education Coordinator participates in a year-long term of service (1700 hours) supporting the Tennessee Environmental Council (TEC), an agency providing education for the improvement of Tennessee's environment, communities, and public health. The coordinator provides capacity building services for the Sustainable Tennessee program, advancing recycling, composting, and ecological restoration statewide. As Tennessee’s landfills reach capacity within the next decade, the need for widespread public education on composting and recycling has become imperative to our well-being. The Compost and Recycling Education Coordinator will develop, plan, and implement projects that engage Tennessee residents in practices of recycling, backyard composting, and watershed restoration. The coordinator serves as part of a 15-person cohort that receives skills training, professional development, and networking opportunities through a partnership between TEC and Hands On Nashville, Middle Tennessee’s volunteer resource center. Tennessee Environmental Council educates and advocates for the conservation and improvement of Tennessee’s environment, communities, and public health. For over forty years, the Council has been working to protect the environment in Tennessee. The Council’s efforts have been successful in protecting the Great Smoky Mountains, cleaning up the Pigeon River, reducing pollution from coal-fired power plants, and preventing degradation of high quality streams and the globally significant Duck River Watershed. HON’s AmeriCorps Program builds capacity for individuals and agencies to meet needs through volunteerism. Its AmeriCorps Program engages members in year-long terms of service both with HON and HON’s Community Partners. Hands On Nashville does not discriminate based on age, gender, skin color, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability or other factors which deny the essential humanity of all people.
 
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Member Duties : - Research and develop educational materials and messaging primarily for distribution on social media platforms. - Develop communications, including website materials, media releases, and AmeriCorps project-specific grant and/or sponsorship proposals. - Track new participants and monitor results. - Develop and produce community outreach (phone calls, emails, meetings). - Participate in team meetings. - Design and implement community projects to improve watershed health (rain-gardens, riparian restoration, etc.) Preferred Knowledge and Skills - Ability to operate independently and within a team environment. - Excellent customer service, to include effective written and oral communication skills. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and pertinent social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). - Photo/video production experience .
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Compost and Recycling Education Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
12/10/2018  -   12/06/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  10/30/2018  To  01/01/2019 

Contact Josef Kaul
37 Peabody St
Nashville   TN   37210
6152981108
josef@hon.org
www.hon.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 82007


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