We are now hiring for an Education & Outreach Specialist!
The Education and Outreach Specialist is responsible for understanding and promoting the organization, role, mission, and goals of the District and its programs, and for maintaining relationships and partnerships with other agencies. Essential to this responsibility is being familiar with local conservation issues, resource concerns, and conservation needs. The Education and Outreach Specialist is responsible for identifying conservation education needs and opportunities and assisting in the coordination and implementation of District grants and programs. It is the responsibility of the Education and Outreach Specialist to assist in ensuring 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 and Outreach Manager, District Director, and Board of Supervisors informed of grant/program status.
The Education and Outreach Specialist assists in providing collaboration and supervision of AmeriCorps Member(s), volunteers, and student interns to increase community awareness of local natural resource conservation needs and to encourage a conservation ethic within the community. The Education and Outreach Specialist 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.