Employment Opportunities

Iowa AmeriCorps Naturalist – Part-time position

Nahant Marsh is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a part-time, temporary AmeriCorps member. The position requires the successful completion of 900 hours (approximately 18-20 hours/week) of service. The member will receive a yearly living allowance of $6,634.00 to be paid monthly in the amount of $550. Additionally, an education award of $2,907.50 is available at the successful completion of the term.

We are seeking a motivated, out-going person with a background in natural resources, biology, parks and recreation, or youth development. The person must have strong communication skills and a desire to work with diverse groups of people. Work hours will be days, Monday through Friday, and occasional nights and weekends. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain valuable experience in education and conservation.

The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for the following activities:
 Developing and delivering environmental education/STEM programming for PreK-12 students and adults
 Recruiting and training volunteers
 Interacting and informing visitors about Nahant Marsh
 Develop and deliver outreach education programs
 Promoting Nahant Marsh and its mission
 Assisting with resource management and restoration activities at the marsh
 Participating and completing AmeriCorps days of service and other requirements

Term of Service: September 2017 to August 31, 2018 – 900 Hours (approx. 18-20 hours/week)

To apply, send cover letter, resume and references by August 25, 2017 to:
Nahant Marsh Education Center
ATTN: Elizabeth Schramm
4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802

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LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.


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Nahant Marsh

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802