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Watershed 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

Develop partnerships and programs to build watershed awareness and stewardship. Plan and conduct stewardship events such as stream cleanups, tree plantings, and invasive vegetation removal. recruiting volunteers, event planning and coordination.

Opportunity description

Assist staff in implementing a variety of hikes, bicycle tours, fishing activities, boating activities.Manage outreach program registration prior to and during events. Assist with coordination, preparation, and planning of the installation of green infrastructure, including rain gardens, bioswales, tree plantings and other activities

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
  • Waterway restoration
  • Citizen science

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor