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Chair: Dream a Sound Future Challenge - K-12 (Volunteer)

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Sustainable Seattle
1402 3rd Avenue, Seattle
Seattle, WA
United States

Dream a Sound Future Challenge - K-12 Challenge Chair (volunteer)

Position Overview:
This position supports the development of Sustainable Seattle's "Dream a Sound Future" challenge, a design challenge that focuses on a holistic approach to improving sustainability in the Central Puget Sound and Seattle City region. For more details on the competition, please check out our website. Working cooperatively with the organizing committee, the K-12 Competition Chair will take the lead in organizing the activities of the K-12 version of the competition, and involving youth in the larger community competition.
Responsibilities:
• Create and manage the K-12 competition work calendar, ensuring that tasks are completeled in a timely manner
• Develop, facilitate and manage a steering committee with Program Lead
• Develop K-12 competition guidelines in cooperation with the organizing committee
• Oversee selection of judges and development of judging criteria
• Oversee fundraising and/or in-kind contributions and develop competition prize structure
• Act as the primary contact for partners and advisers working on the K-12 competition
• Lead outreach and marketing of the competition to educators, education organizations, community partners, and the wider community
• Manage event planning and logistics of the challenge event(s)
• Oversee other volunteers supporting the K-12 competition
Qualifications:
• Interest in environment and sustainability education.
• Prior event planning and/or project management experience preferred.
• Background in education and/or nonprofits desirable.
• Candidates should be available to see the competition through to completion (June 2010). Involvement through the larger community competition (October 2010) is desirable.

Please email letter of interest and resume to: [email protected] and [email protected]

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Sustainable Seattle
1402 3rd Avenue, Seattle
Seattle, WA
United States