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Livability Initiative 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

Engage residents and community members in community gardening, maintain outdoor naturescapes, and support Sabin CDC to create a more resilient and sustainable community.

Opportunity description

Increase green space activity and engagement with resident and community volunteers. Improve and maintain the outdoor naturescapes. Organize, facilitate, document, and track data on the impact of Sabin's Pass it On Day program. Support the Strategic Energy Management project. 2 positions available.

Benefits

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

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Interest and passion for working with diverse groups of people. Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Ability to lift 30 lbs unaided. Ability to read, write, and follow instructions and prepare reports. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Willingness/openness to learn about and discuss racial equity and social justice issues.

Preferred qualifications

Experience working with culturally diverse communities, including non-Native English speakers. Task delegation skills. Strong organization skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Driver’s License.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Urban agriculture
  • Community gardens
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor