We are now hiring for an Education & Outreach Coordinator! Applicants should be prepared to submit a letter of interest, a resume, and three (3) professional references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interested applicants should apply if the announcement is still posted.
The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for assisting Managers, the Director, and Board of Supervisors in delivering education and outreach services to community members and land managers in the Palouse Conservation District.
Essential to this position is: 1) being familiar with local conservation issues, resource concerns, and conservation needs, 2) maintaining relationships and partnerships with other agencies and organizations, 3) identifying conservation education needs and opportunities, 4) writing grant proposals to fund those opportunities, 5) collaborating with District staff to administer District grants, 6) coordinating District staff to deliver program services, and 7) implementing programs, events and activities. It is the responsibility of the Education and Outreach Coordinator to ensure that grant provisions are met including completion of scope of work and all supporting legal requirements, tracking grants (tasks and financial), writing reports, and keeping the Education & Outreach Manager, District Director and Board of Supervisors informed of grant and program status.
The Education and Outreach Coordinator provides collaboration and supervision of District staff, AmeriCorps Member(s), volunteers, and student interns to increase community awareness of local natural resource conservation needs and to help encourage a conservation ethic within the community. The Education and Outreach Coordinator ensures education and outreach programs include enhanced community engagement (K-12, college, and general community), increased public input into the District’s planning processes, increased awareness of the District’s programs (including availability of technical and financial assistance), and increased conservation practice implementation.