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Community Engagement Coordinator

Confluence Environmental Center

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/4/2024 - 7/25/2025

Application window

5/22/2024 - 9/3/2024

Location

Portland, Oregon

Hourly pay equivalent

$11.29

Project summary

Engage students, teachers and communities to make Portland Public Schools more sustainable and equitable.

Opportunity description

This position is in partnership between the Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and Portland Public Schools (PPS). This position will advance PPS’ goals as outlined in the Climate Crisis Response Policy to advance climate justice education, engagement, and empowerment opportunities for students, teachers and staff. We aim to engage more students and communities to make PPS more sustainable and equitable, shifting our culture and creating a healthier, lower impact community.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Childcare
  • Professional training

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Must have earned a Bachelor's degree. Access to reliable transportation. Enjoys engaging and educating people of all ages. Interest in sustainability, climate science and climate justice; experience in engagement platforms similar to newsletter, email blasts, social media, website management, and/or photography. Willingness/openness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues. Ability to serve as part of a diverse team.

Preferred qualifications

Great organizational skills.Experience and awareness in resource conservation. experience with Excel, Google Suite. Experience with outreach, online surveys, and social media.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Marketing and outreach
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Indoor