Education & Outreach Coordinator

Website National Wildlife Federation

Ensuring wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world

Dates of Service:  September 6, 2023 – July 26, 2024 (11 months – 1700 hours)

Location: Sandy, Oregon

Application deadline: Open until filled (application review begins June 20th)

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Are you passionate about working with kids and educators, protecting fish & wildlife, and serving communities of color and families with low incomes in the Portland-Metro region? Apply to be our next Education and Outreach Coordinator with National Wildlife Federation (NWF)!

See NWF position description for more details.

This position is in partnership between the Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and National Wildlife Federation (NWF). NWF is seeking an AmeriCorps Member to build on the successes of previous AmeriCorps Members, to promote environmental justice by engaging communities and partners in opportunities that connect families with nature through: coordinating salmon education initiatives (Fish Eggs to Fry/Salmon Stewards – 25%), supporting sustainable environmental education (Eco-Schools USA, Schoolyard Habitats – 20%), recruiting wildlife stewards to restore/protect wildlife habitat (Garden for Wildlife – 25%), and general outreach and partnership development (10%) serving communities of color and low income families in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. The Member will also participate in Confluence led professional development activities (20%) which include: Leadership Development Training Series, completing a Change Agent Project (CAP), team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities.

Member Benefits

The Confluence AmeriCorps Program advances environmental equity through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. AmeriCorps offers life changing service opportunities that engage Members at the intersection of environmentalism and social justice while promoting individual leadership and development.

Benefits include:

$18,300 living allowance paid over the 11-month term of service (approx. $1,660 monthly, before taxes)
$6,895 education award (qualified student loans and/or education expenses)
Loan Forbearance
Health Care Insurance
Child Care Reimbursement
$100 Training Fund
Professional Leadership Certificate, Trainings and Networking opportunities
May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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