Serving in Coos Bay, OR at the Coos Watershed Association, the Watershed Education Associate will support the outdoor youth stewardship programs that take place during the 9-month school year and over the summer, as well as the long-term coho salmon Life Cycle Monitoring Program (LCM), which advances knowledge about endangered coho salmon in the Coos Watershed. Position will support these efforts by: (1) working with students (8th – 12th grade) in youth stewardship programs offered in collaboration with Coos County schools (55%); (2) training/mentoring college interns in salmon-related field work (15%); (3) assisting with biological monitoring and stewardship activities related to the Life Cycle Monitoring (LCM) program (10%); and (4) assisting with volunteer generation and community outreach at events and through social media/email (5%); (5) professional development (15%). United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service designed to meet critical community needs in Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Josephine counties in beautiful Southern Oregon. UCA partners with community-based organizations, government agencies and schools to address needs relating to education, healthy futures and economic opportunity. UCA members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (e.g. education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc.) For more information and full position descriptions, visit our website at www.ucancap.org/americorps. Interviews for all of our open positions will be conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified, and selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged.
Coos Watershed Education Associate
Coos Bay, OR, US