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Environmental Educator

2 Positions Available
AmeriCorps Member

Start Dates: 9/1/22 and 10/16/22
End Dates: 7/15/23 and 8/31/23. End dates correspond to start date for 10.5 months of service.

Full-Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00am – 4:30pm. Occasional service outside of these hours.

Supervision: Position reports to the Education & Outreach Coordinator.

Environmental Educators will support the organization by further increasing its capacity to share the importance of healthy salmon populations and improved native species biodiversity in the Hood Canal Watershed. Educators will implement the Salmon in the Classroom program in several schools and join local partners to support the Students in the Watershed program, Explore the Fjord and Farm Stewards Summer camps. Members will also help with occasional outreach events throughout the Hood Canal region and on site events throughout their term.
 
Benefits:
  • Monthly Stipend: $2,066.86 before deductions and withholdings.
  • $6,495 education award that can be used for future schooling or to pay off existing qualified student loan debt (upon successful completion of the service term, subject to federal tax)
  • Basic health insurance
  • Forbearance (temporarily postponing paying off a loan) of qualified student loans during the service term
  • Payment of interest on qualified student loans that accrued during the service term (paid after successful completion of service term)
  • Workers compensation coverage
  • Assistance with childcare costs
  • Serving in a full-time AmeriCorps position qualifies as “employment” towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • EBT Eligibility (application with income verification required)

To learn more about AmeriCorps and serving through Washington Service Corps, please visit their website at washingtonservicecorps.org/become-a-member/

Please direct any questions about this position to Whitney McDaniel at whitney@pnwsalmoncenter.org

Sustainability Coordinator

2 Positions Available
AmeriCorps Member

Start Dates: 9/1/22 and 10/16/22
End Dates: 7/15/23 and 8/31/23. End dates correspond to start date for 10.5 months of service.

Full-Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00am – 4:30pm. Occasional service outside of these hours.

Supervision: Position reports to the Farm Manager.

Sustainability Coordinators will participate in education, community outreach, volunteer management, and farm projects. Members will plan and develop nutrition and garden education programs for youth in local schools as well as for our 4-H club and summer camp program, Farm Stewards. Members support our U-Pick community garden through volunteer recruitment and management, as well as community-wide workshops and outreach. They will collaborate with staff and volunteers to plant, maintain, and harvest our food gardens and care for our 4-H farm animals.
 
Benefits:
  • Monthly Stipend: $2,066.86 before deductions and withholdings.
  • $6,495 education award that can be used for future schooling or to pay off existing qualified student loan debt (upon successful completion of the service term, subject to federal tax)
  • Basic health insurance
  • Forbearance (temporarily postponing paying off a loan) of qualified student loans during the service term
  • Payment of interest on qualified student loans that accrued during the service term (paid after successful completion of service term)
  • Workers compensation coverage
  • Assistance with childcare costs
  • Serving in a full-time AmeriCorps position qualifies as “employment” towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • EBT Eligibility (application with income verification required)

To learn more about AmeriCorps and serving through Washington Service Corps, please visit their website at washingtonservicecorps.org/become-a-member/

Please direct any questions about this position to Heather Hamilton at heather@pnwsalmoncenter.org

Solicitation of Contracting Services

SMALL WORKS ROSTER 2022

Closes May 31st 

The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG) is soliciting statements of qualifications and performance from firms interested in providing contracting services from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in conjunction with HCSEG sponsored projects. Typical work might involve, but is not limited to, minor asphalt paving, concrete construction, steel fabrication, installation of prefabricated structures, house moving, or demolition, timber removal, earth moving, heavy equipment operation and rental, water facility repairs, landscaping, weir construction, carpentering and fencing. Firms are also required to complete training in Invasive Plant Species Management including but not limited to the Knotweed species. Training will be provided by HCSEG staff at times to be arranged in summer 2022 or later. Correct control, removal and disposal of invasive and noxious plant species is a critical component of our restoration projects and all firms are required to follow procedures set forth by HCSEG. Firms capable of providing these types of construction services and willing to complete the Invasive Plant Management training are invited to submit statements. Minority and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit statements.

These qualifications and interest statements will be reviewed and placed on file and used as a source to select one or more qualified firms from whom a detailed proposal can be requested for specific projects. The format of the statement of qualifications shall include:

• Washington State Contractor License Number, Washington State Tax Number,
• references for work performed in the past two years,
• type of equipment available,
• type of work desired,
• a statement that the contractor has no record of default or failure to complete a contract, •Statement of Contractor Qualifications,
•and attendance at Invasive Plant Species Management Training through the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group.

To be placed on the HCSEG small works roster, this form must be completed and accompanying documents mentioned above submitted to Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group no later than May 31, 2022.

Mailing Address: PO Box 2169, Belfair WA, 98528

Email: joanne@pnwsalmoncenter.org