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Streams Restoration Coordinator
 
 
 
The Streams Restoration Coordinator (Coordinator) participates in a yearlong term of AmeriCorps service (1,700 hours) to support the Cumberland River Compact's (CRC) mission to enhance the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries through education, collaboration, and action. The Coordinator works on the Clean Streams Initiative to reduce pollution in our waterways through volunteer-led cleanups and restoration. The Coordinator also supports the expansion of CRC’s DePave program, which removes unneeded asphalt, such as parking lot material, and replaces it with green spaces. The Coordinator expands CRC’s capacity to conduct stream cleanups, manage and enroll Adopt-A-Stream groups, track and maintain rain gardens, and update water quality data and resources. The Coordinator works outdoors and in urban streams to evaluate potential cleanup and restoration sites. This service experience will strengthen the member’s volunteer management, program coordination, and scientific skills through outdoor service. The service member will interact with government, nonprofit, and corporate partners. Desired experience includes rain garden construction and maintenance and outdoor event planning and promotion. Required skills include Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Basic knowledge of GIS mapmaking and GPS principles are helpful. The ideal candidate values clean water and possesses the drive to achieve goals through volunteer recruitment, event management, and restoration. The Hands¿On¿Nashville AmeriCorps Program engages civic-minded individuals in yearlong terms of public service. AmeriCorps members are part of a 17-person cohort that receive skills training, professional development, and networking opportunities through a partnership between HON and participating AmeriCorps Program agencies.¿HON does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or other factors which deny the essential humanity of all people.
 
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Member Duties : Coordinate stream cleanups with volunteers, post volunteer events on community calendars, attend meetings to recruit potential volunteers, and manage volunteer training. - Assist other staff in coordinating and expanding Adopt-A-Stream program, and meet with prospective groups including community, government, and corporate contacts. - Develop new partnerships to expand the scope of the program. - Manage event supplies and materials. - Coordinate Rain Gardens program, reach out to prospective residents, coordinate and lead consultations, order plants, and assist with installation. - Aid staff in stream restoration planning and implementation. - Assist staff with the expansion of the DePave program through site selection, program-specific grant writing (up to 10% of service hours), and partnership development. - Update water quality data using online water quality resources, including the online iCreek tool. - Assist staff with outreach events and development of outreach materials.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Urban Planning ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Environment ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Streams Restoration Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2019  -   08/14/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  04/26/2019  To  09/01/2019 

Contact Jann Seymour
37 Peabody St
Nashville   TN   37210
6152981108
jann@hon.org
www.hon.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 88694


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