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Education Associate (WSC AmeriCorps)

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Seattle, WA
2701 First Avenue Suite 240
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206-678-3893

The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is sponsoring two 10.5-month Education Associate AmeriCorps positions through the Washington Service Corps, a program of the Washington State Employment Security Department. The Education Associates are an integral part of the Greenway Trust’s highly effective team that works to further land conservation, recreation connections, and public engagement across the Greenway landscape in balance with a growing regional population.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Education Associates play an essential role within the Greenway Trust by teaching 4th-12th grade students in the classroom, leading field study trips, and facilitating volunteer restoration events. This position is ideal for someone who is passionate about teaching and the natural world, and who is adaptable and organized.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Routinely refer to Member Service Agreement requirements
 Ability to serve at project site location and time specified in this position description
 Fall and Spring: Teach classroom lessons, lead field study trips, and facilitate service-learning stewardship events.
 Winter: Co-facilitate weekend volunteer events for youth and adults and teaching volunteers about various topics (refer to ‘Location and Schedule’) and support other Greenway Trust efforts in the Snoqualmie Valley, Middle Fork, and Upper Yakima Basin.
 Summer: Collaborate with Greenway staff and partners to help plan and lead a 6-week summer high
school internship program.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES
 Represent the Greenway Trust at special events.
 Manage the distribution, collection, and scoring of pre- and post-program student assessments.
 Communicate with teachers about their upcoming programming.
 Mail teaching materials to our school partners.
 Assist in tracking program metrics in the Greenway Trust’s Salesforce database.
 Assist in updating existing and developing new curriculum and education materials.
 Assist in managing the Greenway Trust’s photo library.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 A combination of experience and education that demonstrates an ability to teach a diverse group of
students both in and out of the classroom: Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, teaching, or related
field and two years of formal or informal teaching experience.
 Ability to hike several miles, and serve outdoors, in all weather conditions.
 Strong written and oral communication skills and detail-oriented organizational skills.
 Certified Wilderness First Aid certification, or willingness to obtain.
 Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.
 Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.
 Must provide own reliable transportation to sites across King County.
 Willingness to store teaching materials at home.
 Must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien.
 Must successfully pass a criminal history background check.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 Knowledge of Pacific Northwest ecosystems, flora and fauna.

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Seattle, WA
2701 First Avenue Suite 240
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Phone: 206-678-3893

YMCA Earth Service Corps Program Instructor

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Seattle, WA
309 Pontius Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 2064661048

YMCA Earth Service Corps Program Instructor

Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders? Translate your passion to action with YMCA Earth Service Corps (YESC). YESC is seeking to fill multiple AmeriCorps community service positions to start in September 2018.

Program Description: YMCA Earth Service Corps is leadership through environmental service. The mission of YESC is to empower young people to become effective, responsible, global citizens by providing opportunities for service learning, environmental education, and cross-cultural awareness.

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Seattle, WA
309 Pontius Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 2064661048

Pesticide Applicator / Associate Arborist - Tree Solutions, Inc.

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Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 12065284670

Position Overview
Pesticide Applicator for Consulting Arborist Group. This is a temporary position during the treatment season (April – August). Hours are flexible, but applicant must be available at least 2 weekdays from 9am-5pm and could increase to 5 days during peak treatment season (April). The position will be 75% in the field and 25% office, depending on current jobs. Assistance with other arborist services may be needed on occasion. Hourly wage is DOE.

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Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 12065284670

Consulting Arborist - Tree Solutions, Inc.

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Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 206-528-4670

Position Overview
Associate Arborist for Consulting Arborist Group. This is a full-time position for those pursuing a career as a consulting arborist. Hours are flexible, but applicant must be available at least 4 weekdays, ideally from 9am-5pm. The position will be split approximately 50 percent office work / 50 percent field work depending on current jobs. Hourly wage is DOE.

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Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 206-528-4670

Sustainability Careers Workshop

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UW Seattle Seattle
United States

Sustainability Career Workshop – Land Your Dream Job
Husky Union Building (HUB) Rm #337 | Seattle, WA 98195
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)

Discounted books will be available for attendees!

Fast paced, roll up your sleeves workshop to help students understand how to advance their career in sustainability.

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UW Seattle Seattle
United States
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