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HCCA- Environmental Stewardship Coordinator

Company: AmeriCorps
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

HCCA- Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
The Mountain Roots Healthy Futures Program builds community among education initiatives, public health and human services, and agricultural/conservation programs in the central Rocky Mountains and southwestern Colorado. Community-driven initiatives in the Healthy Futures Program include Farm to School, Sustainable Agriculture & Community Gardens, Hunger Solutions (Food Security), and Environmental Stewardship programs, working together to build and sustain healthy communities, healthy people, and a healthy environment. The AmeriCorps member will work alongside HCCA staff to complete capacity-building projects that connect community members to local public land stewardship and education projects. This will happen through coordinating volunteers, scheduling events, email and social media marketing campaigns, and tabling at farmers markets. This position is a good fit for a member who: Has experience leading or participating in land stewardship projects (habitat restoration, tree planting, trail maintenance) or is willing to be trained as a volunteer leader Has experience working with public land management agencies and environmental non-profits or desires to Values community engagement and volunteer management Is proficient with software such as MS office, Canva, Graphic Design, a variety of photo editing suites, and social media platforms Is a self-starter who can take direction and work independently Is able to focus on a combination of field work and community outreach/education
Member Duties : AmeriCorps Member Duties: Stewardship Co-coordinate volunteer projects and serve as an on-site volunteer crew leader Develop environmental education materials to distribute to volunteers and/or present to community members at public events Increase local awareness of HCCA's Stewardship Program by increasing local awareness through online, print, and in-person activities Document and photograph fieldwork for project reports and social media campaigns Assist HCCA staff with community outreach events (farmers markets, local festivals, conservation community events, school visits, etc) AmeriCorps Member Duties: Administrative Communicate with volunteers and members through phone and email campaigns leading up to events Develop and/or implement social media campaigns for stewardship projects
Program Benefits : Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance .
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Education , Community Outreach , Children/Youth , Environment .
Skills :
Community Organization , Communications , Environment , General Skills .

Keywords: AmeriCorps, Colorado Springs , HCCA- Environmental Stewardship Coordinator, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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