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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

Associate Scientist, Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange Program

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EcoAdapt Seattle
United States

EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA
Position Title: Associate Scientist, Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange Program (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

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EcoAdapt Seattle
United States

Communications Officer

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Stockholm Environment Institute
1402 Third avenue
Seattle 98101-2197
United States

Communications Officer (U.S. Center)
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 00:00
Employment type: 25-40 hours per week, depending on candidate interest and capabilities (see below)
Salary range: Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications
Duty station: Seattle, WA (preferred); Somerville, MA, or Davis, CA, possible
Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Start date:As soon as position filled

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Stockholm Environment Institute
1402 Third avenue
Seattle 98101-2197
United States

Air Resource Specialist

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Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
1904 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

The Air Resource Specialist will help the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to deliver on programs and targets from its 2014 strategic plan. Specifically, the Specialist will help to identify, evaluate, and implement strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation sources in the Puget Sound region. Additionally, the Specialist will help to characterize and communicate air quality across the region. We're looking for someone with a strong technical background and excellent communication skills.

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Puget Sound Clean Air Agency
1904 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Seasonal Habitat Restoration Technician

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Sound Salmon Solutions
1911 Vernon Road
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
United States
Phone: 425-252-6686

Sound Salmon Solutions (SSS) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit and was founded in 1990. SSS serves as the Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group for the Stillaguamish, Snohomish, and Island County watersheds in Washington State. We nurture the relationships between people and our wild spaces to support salmon recovery through interactive education, hands-on stewardship, and state-of-the-art habitat restoration.

POSITION TITLE: Habitat Restoration Technician
START DATE: January 2, 2016
END DATE: June 30, 2016 - with possibility of extension

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Sound Salmon Solutions
1911 Vernon Road
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
United States
Phone: 425-252-6686
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