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Community Stewardship 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

Tualatin, Oregon

Hourly pay equivalent

$11.29

Project summary

The Community Stewardship Coordinator will work with Tualatin Riverkeepers’ Volunteer and Restoration Manager to recruit and train volunteers, establish partnerships with land management agencies, lead volunteer trainings, and schedule and manager habitat restoration and stewardship projects at sites throughout the watershed.

Opportunity description

Outreach with schools, businesses, and community events. Identify opportunities to recruit volunteers. Work with current and new partners to plan and implement habitat restoration projects. Train new habitat restoration and outreach volunteers. Organize habitat restoration projects with individual and group volunteers. Work closely with TRK staff to coordinate events such as Watershed Science and Tualatin River Discovery Day.

Benefits

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

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Interest in environmental education and habitat restoration. Comfort interacting with diverse audiences. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work outdoors in all seasons. Willingness/openness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues.

Preferred qualifications

Comfort in public speaking. Canva or graphic design experience. Social media content creation. Event planning experience.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • Waterway restoration
  • Environmental justice
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor