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Kellogg Dam Removal Community Engagement Coordinator

Confluence Environmental Center

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/4/2024 - 7/25/2025

Application window

5/21/2024 - 9/4/2024

Location

Milwaukie, Oregon

Hourly pay equivalent

$11.29

Project summary

Help engage the community in the Kellogg Creek Restoration & Community Engagement Project, a regionally significant dam removal and stream restoration project in downtown Milwaukie, OR.

Opportunity description

Build community knowledge and gather community input on Dam project; engage local community in community science related to the project; reach beyond the most typically engaged populations to engage organizations and people of color and low-income populations.

Benefits

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

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Ability to engage community members; public speaking. Ability to coordinate with teachers, students, and researchers. Willingness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues.

Preferred qualifications

Experience in ecological field research (macroinvertebrates, wildlife, plants, etc.). Experience creating and giving presentations to different audiences. Experience in environmental education, natural resources interpretation, and/or experiential education. Fluency in Spanish, Russian Ukrainian, and/or Vietnamese. Understanding of watershed science and/or restoration. History of creative methods for community outreach. Public speaking ability/willingness.

Opportunity details

Focus area

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

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor