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AmeriCorps Environmental Education Naturalist


Posted 02/10/2020
County Adair
Location Greenfield ,Iowa


Description

AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Naturalist Adair County, Iowa  

This position will be supervised by the Director for the Adair County Conservation Board.  

Description:  This 450 Hour AmeriCorps member will serve approximately mid-May through August 31, 2020. 40-hours per week. No benefits. Start and end dates are flexible.  

Duties:  Plan and conduct summer day camps for youth.  Plan and conduct public education programs and volunteer service learning activities .   Perform habitat management such as prairie shrub removal and trail work.  Provide occasional regular park maintenance with other ACCB staff. Participate with publicity and public informational activities as assigned

Essential Skills: High School diploma, GED equivalent or be in the process of obtaining either. Basic knowledge of natural environment and local plants and animals; experience with children preferred; self-starting ability to serve with minimal supervision; computer literate; ability to communicate tactfully, courteously and effectively with others; The applicant must possess a current, valid driver’s license; ability to get to and from job site in all types of weather; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to serve some evenings and weekends.  

Shift:  The AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Program Specialist will serve no more than 40 hours per workweek. (Non-routine including some weekends, evenings and holidays). General hours: 7:30-4:00pm Monday-Friday, with flexibility to serve evenings and weekends as programs require.  

Qualifications: High School diploma, GED equivalent must be obtained before receiving education award. The applicant must possess a current, valid driver’s license; can get to and from the service-site; ability to use hand and small power tools and be physically able to work in extreme environmentally rigorous situations (heat, humidity, steep terrain). Candidate must pass physical and drug screening and background checks prior to starting position.  

Stipend: Living Allowance Total: $3,704.00 (taxable). Education Award for student loans or tuition: $1,612.43 (upon completion of 450 hours). Student loan forbearance on qualified student loans, if applicable.  

Deadline:  Open until filled  

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to: Dominic Johnson Email: accb@adaircountyiowa.org. Or mail to 705 NE 6th Street Greenfield, IA 50849.



To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to: Dominic Johnson Email: accb@adaircountyiowa.org. Or mail to 705 NE 6th Street Greenfield, IA 50849.

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