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AmeriCorps Environmental Educator

(4) Positions available

(2) Positions start/end dates: Sept. 3rd, 2024 – July 15th, 2025

(2) Positions start/end dates: Oct. 16th, 2024 – August 31st, 2025

Monthly Stipend: $2,276

Education Level: High school diploma/GED

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Monthly Stipend.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is an AmeriCorps national service position. It is contingent on funding and open until filled. The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group is a nonprofit organization at the Salmon Center in Belfair, WA. We deepen the connection between land, people, and salmon. This happens through restoration, education, and research. We are located on a re-purposed family farm on the tip of the Hood Canal. Our campus includes 38 acres of organic produce gardens, farm animals, and a classroom. We also access the trail system throughout the restored Union River Estuary Preserve. The member will support our work by increasing our educational offerings in classrooms, field trips, and more. They will share the importance of healthy salmon populations and native species in our watershed.

The Environmental Educator will increase our impacts on students, visitors to the Salmon Center, and the community. They will deliver our classroom-based program Salmon in the Classroom including classroom presentations and coordinating end of program release events; provide interpretation at the Salmon Center and other locations; assist with the coordination and implementation of the Students in the Watershed program; collaborate with staff and other members to deliver summer camp programs; attend community outreach events; support on-site events.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:

Applicant interviews will begin in June and will be hired at a rolling basis. Application deadline August 31st, 2024.

Questions? Email:  whitney@pnwsalmoncenter.org

AmeriCorps Sustainability Coordinator

(2) Positions available

(1) Position start/end date:  Sept. 16th, 2024 – July 31st, 2025

(1) Position start/end dates: October 16th, 2024 – August 31st, 2025

Monthly Stipend: $2,276

Education Level: High school diploma/GED

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Monthly Stipend.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This is an AmeriCorps national service position. It is contingent on funding and open until filled. The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group is a nonprofit organization at the Salmon Center in Belfair, WA. We deepen the connection between land, people, and salmon. This happens through restoration, education, and research. We are located on a re-purposed family farm on the tip of the Hood Canal. Our campus includes 38 acres of organic produce gardens, farm animals, and a classroom. We also access the trail system throughout the restored Union River Estuary Preserve. We operate a small organic demonstration farm where we host education programs to improve food access in our community. We also teach about nutrition and sustainable farming’s positive impacts on salmon. The member will deliver our nutrition and garden program. They will also manage our gardens for community access and provide community resources for home gardeners.

The Sustainability Coordinator will support our education, community outreach, volunteer management, and farm projects. The will plan and develop nutrition and garden education programs in school, summer camp, and 4-H club environments; deliver classroom-based programming and plan complimentary hands-on outdoor learning projects; recruit and manage volunteers to support U-Pick community garden; provide community-wide workshops and outreach; collaborate with staff and volunteers to plant, maintain, and harvest our food gardens and care for our 4-H farm animals; support P-Patch members.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:

Applicant interviews will begin in June and will be hired at a rolling basis. Application deadline August 31st, 2024.

Questions? Email:  heather@pnwsalmoncenter.org