Outreach Assistant

City of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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Outreach Assistant needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI.,

Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  Assist Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with all aspects of coordinating volunteers and promoting NAP, such as:

·  Coordinate independent volunteers (Park Stewards, Community Service, Scouts, etc.)

·  Actively recruit, train, and direct volunteers across many different sites

·  Respond to emails in a timely and professional manner

·  Conduct volunteer stewardship workdays in a variety of weather conditions

·  Promote healthy natural areas through work with neighborhood groups

·  Write newsletter articles and other informational, promotional, and recruitment materials

·  Attend various fairs and exhibits for recruiting and educational purposes and maintain exhibits

·  Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed

·  Assist with controlled burns and other field work

·  Perform various other duties necessary for the functioning of NAP

*A notable portion of this work will be office-task oriented.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·  Friendly, outgoing personality, suitable for working with the public

·  Experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers desired

·  Proficiency with PC software, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel; social media and databases; and an ability to learn new software quickly

·  Excellent writing and editing skills

·  Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays required

·  Understanding of ecological issues related to urban natural area management

·  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy items as well as sit and stand for long periods of time

·  CPR, First Aid certification, and AED certification

·  All employees are required to receive payment by direct deposit

·  The City of Ann Arbor is a drug-free workplace.  You may be required to submit to a drug screen during the hiring process.

SALARY: $12.12hour; approximately 40 hours/week; including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a seasonal/temporary position not to exceed 10 consecutive months.  Successful candidates will be considered for rehire after 2 months break in employment.

TO APPLY: Apply at http://www.a2gov.org/jobs by Wednesday, March 10, 2020. Be sure to include resume, cover letter, and three references.  Direct questions to Tina Stephens, Natural Area Preservation Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator:  tstephens@a2gov.org or  734.794.6627.