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Habitat Restoration Associate AmeriCorps position

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Are YOU our next Habitat Restoration Associate?

This position assists with community outreach activities related to salmon habitat enhancement

at restoration sites and our native plant nursery and assists with our spawner survey program.


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



  • 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 ecology or environmental studies
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Minimum education of high school diploma or GED

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in volunteer coordination
  • Experience in quality data collection, management, and analysis
  • Experience working with commercial horticulture and/or native plant horticulture


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead volunteers and interns in vegetation monitoring and spawner surveys
  • Conduct salmon spawner surveys and vegetation survival surveys
  • Enter and manage data from spawner surveys, vegetation monitoring, and riparian planting database
  • Plan and lead Earth Day celebration and volunteer event
  • Manage day-to-day tasks of native plant nursery, including work parties, irrigation, cleaning, weeding, maintaining capillary beds, and composting
  • Lead volunteers in propagation workshops, nursery maintenance, and potting native bareroot plants for future planting
  • Assist with planning and leading volunteer restoration work parties at sites where SFEG seeks to improve riparian habitat and ecological function

Apply Today through AmeriCorps website at

Contact Lucy DeGrace with questions:

Applications accepted until position is filled