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Education and Outreach Specialist

Northern Ohio Watershed Corps

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Opportunity summary

Term length

10/08/2024 - 09/30/2025

Application window

05/13/2024 - 08/01/2024

Location

Cleveland, Ohio

Hourly pay equivalent

$12.22

Project summary

Support the efforts of The Cleveland Seed Bank by assisting with education programs which may be held at Cleveland Roots classroom. participating Seed Library locations, local community gardens, partner Northeast Ohio K-12 schools, and other off-side locations. 

Opportunity description

Work with staff to facilitate programs and assist with the preparation and implementation of special events such as the Annual Winter Seed Swap and Climate Change Speaker Series. Communicates seed saving, growing, starting, and environmental stewardship related information to the public in person and through telephone, internet, park publications, social media, etc.

Benefits

  • Paid training
  • federal loan deferment
  • eligible mileage reimbursement
  • full-time members eligible for healthcare
  • may be eligible for childcare
  • additional training stipend $125/quarter
  • free attendance to the Ohio Stormwater Conference

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Must have GED or high school diploma; be 18 or older by October 8, 2024. Must successfully pass a National Service Criminal History Check (NSCHC). Must be a U.S citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.

Preferred qualifications

Possess a valid driver's license. Have an interest in the environmental field such as, stormwater managment, climate impacts, or urban forestry. Demonstrate maturity and cultural competency. Self-motivated and able to work on a team.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education
  • Media and marketing
  • Community gardening

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor