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Outreach Assistant to Coordinate Volunteer Workdays

Dec 6, 2018

City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with aspects of promoting NAP, such as:
• Coordinate and conduct volunteer stewardship workdays
• Actively recruit, train, and direct volunteers
• 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
• Respond to emails and phone calls in a timely and professional manner
• Assist with controlled burns and other field work
• Perform various other duties necessary for the functioning of NAP

Environmental Education Director

Nov 20, 2018

West Michigan Environmental Action Council

Environmental Education Director Job Description

Title: Environmental Education Director
Reports to: Executive Director
FTE: 1.0
Pay Scale: Salaried/Exempt; Total annual compensation including benefits $45,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Member

Nov 15, 2018

Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management and forestry skills, and put those skills into practice completing work at School Forest and Community Forest sites in Minnesota. Community Forest projects involve working with project partners to complete tree plantings in 12 communities across Minnesota, mainly during the spring and fall. School Forest projects involve working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other project partners to complete site renovation and training at designated School Forest sites across the state.

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders

Nov 14, 2018

Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals.

AmeriCorps Field Crew Leader

Nov 14, 2018

Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Field Crew Leaders (ages 18-25) lead crews of 4-5 members in natural resource management projects across the Midwest. Typical projects include tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Leaders assist with member training and development, perform equipment maintenance and help members improve technical skills. Leader serve as the primary liaison between project hosts and program staff and are responsible for the crew’s overall service performance and safety during a project. Crew Leaders also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Nov 13, 2018

Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative (HWPI)

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Posting Date: 11/08/2018
Organization: Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative (HWPI)
City Position is located: Chelsea
Position Description (include how to apply):
The primary focus of this position is to assist in the development and management of HWPI’s community engagement strategy and process. The Coordinator will have responsibility for donor and outreach events, and the development of a robust volunteer program. The Coordinator will also be fully integrated within all primary HWPI activities. This position is full-time, exempt and reports to the Executive Director.

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member

Nov 12, 2018

Minnesota and Iowa Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

TERM:
-- Minnesota: February 20-December 13, 2019
-- Iowa/Missouri: January 21-November 22, 2019

Executive Director

Nov 2, 2018

Legacy Land Conservancy

Legacy Land Conservancy's Board of Directors is seeking their next Executive Director to lead this $1M non-profit organization whose mission is to secure for current and future generations a land base for nature, agriculture, fresh water and recreation in Washtenaw and Jackson Counties and beyond.

Conservation Worker II

Jun 7, 2017

City of Ann Arbor, Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II
Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas