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
Or email to:
Nahant Marsh is an EEO employer.