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Education and Grants Coordinator

Confluence Environmental Center

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/4/2024 - 7/25/2025

Application window

5/21/2024 - 9/3/2024

Location

Portland, Oregon

Hourly pay equivalent

$11.29

Project summary

Support Clean Rivers Education Classroom and the Community Watershed Stewardship Program at the City of Portland, Environmental Services Bureau to increase environmental education and community engagement.

Opportunity description

Support Clean Rivers Educators. Independently lead small groups of students in field science activities. Conduct outreach with community groups and support community stewardship projects.

Benefits

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

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Interest and experience working with youth. Ability and willingness to work outdoors in inclement weather. Experience with diverse populations. Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Possession of a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Preferred qualifications

Ability to speak a language other than English. Reside in a low-income community or community of color in Portland. Interest/experience in natural resources, stormwater management, and/or environmental science. Familiarity with the region. Experience with data collection, data entry, and GIS.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental justice
  • Marketing and outreach
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Urban
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor