Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Program - Stewardship and Outreach Coordinator Position
Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light while gaining valuable environmental professional experience?
Now accepting applications through August 1, 2014! APPLICATION AND MORE INFORMATION HERE.
The Stewardship and Outreach Coordinator will assist the Conservation and Stewardship Project Manager and other ARC staff in implementing the Stewardship and Education Programs of the American River Conservancy in partnership with the El Dorado County and Georgetown Divide Resource Conservation Districts. Member activities include: Restoring and monitoring oak woodlands, wetlands and aquatic ecosystems on local protected lands; removing non-native invasive weeds in the project area; maintaining and building low-impact recreational trails; recruiting and organizing volunteers for service projects and events; coordinating the Wakamatsu Farm Docent group; coordinating River Cleanups in partnership with local agencies and organizations; providing experiential education to school groups and the general public about native plant restoration and watershed stewardship concepts; monitoring conservation easement properties; public outreach at various events; preparing monitoring reports, assisting with preparation of management plans and gathering data; reporting and tracking volunteer hours; assisting with project-specific grant writing and fundraising; and website content editing.
We're always looking for volunteers who are willing to help in unpaid, but rewarding, positions. Whether you're in between jobs, retired, or just have some spare time, volunteering with the Conservancy is a great way to give back to the community where you live and to meet other like-minded people.
Volunteer positions cover a wide variety of skills, like office and phone assistance, trails maintenance, tree planting, water quality monitoring, writing press releases, Nature Camp counselors, Nature Center Docents, and trip and program leaders. Learn more about volunteering.