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(Position Filled as of 5/21/2024) Now Hiring for 2024-2025: AmeriCorps Education Associate

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group seeks an individual to fill a Washington Service Corps Individual Placement position. Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group is a private non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of salmon resources. Our goals are primarily met by educating and involving the community in hands on stream restoration activities. This position assists with environmental education activities related to salmon habitat enhancement. Much of the position entails delivery of education and outreach programs to kids and adults.

 

Pay: Monthly stipend of $2,171 through AmeriCorps program

Duration: September 1, 2023 – July 15, 2024

Benefits: Health Insurance provided by AmeriCorps program. After completing 1700 hours of service an education award of $6,895 is available from AmeriCorps

Requirements:

∙ Must be at least 18 years old at time of enrollment

∙ Must reside in Washington State at time of enrollment

∙ Must be able to provide own transportation (mileage will be reimbursed)

∙ Must be willing to commit to 40 hours per week for the entire duration of the placement

∙ Interest and education related to environmental education

∙ Knowledge of salmon and watershed ecology

∙ Excellent organizational skills and communication skills (both written and verbal)

∙ Comfortable using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Responsibilities and Duties:

∙ Assist with the development of school-based education programs in local watersheds

∙ Deliver educational programs for students both in and out of the classroom

∙ Assist with implementation of Kids in Creeks and Salmon in the Schools programs by organizing regular classroom activities for 3rd-12th grade students as well as coordinate field trips and service projects

∙ Assist with coordination of volunteers for riparian planting activities to restore local salmon streams

∙ Manage student interns assisting with education programs

∙ Assist other AmeriCorps Members with occasional field monitoring (spawner surveys and vegetation  surveys)

Apply Today through AmeriCorps website at

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=74245

Please direct questions to Lucy DeGrace: ldegrace@skagitfisheries.org (360) 336-0172 ext 301

Applications accepted until position is filled