Employment Opportunity: AmeriCorps Individual Placement – Conservation Education Specialist

Serve as an AmeriCorps Individual Placement for Washington Service Corps’ (WSC) Environmental Stewardship Program at King Conservation District (KCD)! Support KCD’s high school education programs by leading and organizing recruitment and planning for the Washington State Regional Envirothon Competition. Provide meaningful opportunities for communities to get involved in KCD programs through supporting education & outreach activities.

The Conservation Education Specialist will connect King County community members to natural resource stewardship opportunities by connecting them to education and technical assistance offered by King Conservation District. This position will support and facilitate educational events on the topics of freshwater & marine shorelines, healthy farms, forests, soils and water. Educational events include in-person trainings for community members, webinars, videos, K-12 field trainings, and the NW Regional Envirothon Competition, including team trainings for high school students.

To qualify for this position, you must apply both to KCD and also via the AmeriCorps online system. You must complete BOTH steps below to get selected for an interview:

  1. Apply using the WSC online application portal.
  2. Submit a cover letter addressing the bulleted list below, and a resume to zoe.nelson@kingcd.org by 5pm ON June 14, 2024.
    • Why are you interested in this position?
    • Describe what you see as your strengths or skills in environmental conservation & tell us what skills you are interested in gaining/refining?
    • Please describe any additional relevant experience, skills, education, &/or interests that make you stand out as an applicant for this position.

2024-2025 Conservation Education Specialist Position Description

King Conservation District (KCD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity, racial equity, and inclusion. KCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, a record of arrest or conviction, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check.

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