ReddingRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Redding jobs

Region I WSP Team Leader & AmeriCorps Member

Company: Americorps Watershed Stewards Program
Location: Ferndale
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Job Description:

The Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) is seeking Team Leader applicants for Service Year 27 (October 3rd, 2020 August 9th, 2021)! https://ccc.ca.gov/watershed-stewards-program/apply-to-wsp/ Application Due: June 26th, 2020 Join a team of committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration projects! Spend 10 months working alongside natural resource professionals in Fortuna, CA. WSP fosters inclusion, inspires innovation and encourages respect by embracing the diverse talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of all applicants. Each of us brings to the table a lifetime of experiences and knowledge. Each Corpsmember is different and adds value to the organization because of these differences. WSP seeks applicants that represent the racial, gender, cultural, and socio-economic diversity of American society. WSP Program Overview: For 26 years, the California Conservation Corps Watershed Stewards Program in partnership with AmeriCorps (WSP) has been engaged in comprehensive, community-based, watershed restoration and education throughout coastal California. The primary focus of WSP is to assist communities and organizations with habitat restoration for salmonids (Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout) in order to rehabilitate these threatened and endangered species to healthy and historic populations. Additionally, WSP provides watershed education and outreach in high-needs communities throughout the state, engages WSP Corpsmembers in volunteer recruitment efforts to increase the capacity and reach of partner organizations, and helps Corpsmembers develop into the next generation of natural resource professionals. WSP Team Leaders serve under the guidance of WSP staff and assist WSP Corpsmembers throughout their term of service. Learn more about each unique Team Leader position on WSPs website: https://ccc.ca.gov/what-we-do/conservation-programs/watershed-stewards-program/apply-to-wsp/ During their service, Team Leaders participate in a wide array of activities, including: Assisting with the training and coordination of education, outreach, and volunteer events for WSP Corpsmembers in a given region of California. Each Team Leader provides support and leadership to WSP Corpsmembers in their district (about 11-12 Corpsmembers) and assists WSP staff with event and program coordination. Additionally, Team Leaders model best practices and support networking among Corpsmembers, building capacity and community across sites. WSPs Team Leaders are integral members of the support team and are central to developing the Corpsmembers experience. The specific responsibilities will differ depending on individual assignments and the Team Leaders interests/strengths, but the main duties include: Wonders of Watersheds (WOW!) Education Coordination and Support: Use of Excel to manage Education Program information. Assist Corpsmembers in WOW! Curriculum management. Provide Corpsmembers with educational materials necessary for their lessons and assist them in the classroom if requested. Maintain organization of WSPs educational materials and oversee the materials check-out system. Work in partnership with the California Conservation Corps on a series of educational presentations for CCC Corpsmembers. Teach at least six one-hour WOW! Lessons to at least 25 students. Field-test new WOW! Curriculum. Outreach Coordination and Support: Coordinate WSP presence at outreach events such as environmental education fairs, science nights, etc. Delegate requests for educational outreach. Keep Corpsmembers updated with community requests and provide them with necessary materials to perform outreach. Actively seek and coordinate new community outreach opportunities throughout the program year, with special emphasis on targeting underserved populations. Collect, edit and organize submissions for the Tributary Tribune, a quarterly newsletter for WSP. Regularly update WSPs Outreach tracking system in Excel. Create outreach presentations using software such as Illustrator, Publisher, and PowerPoint. Serve as a Corpsmember representative to the WSP Advisory Committee by attending annual meetings, and presenting position-specific program updates. Assist with WSPs social media presence. Assist Corpsmembers in finding volunteer opportunities for National Service Days. Represent WSP to the community and media, as necessary. Volunteer Recruitment Coordination and Support: Attend and support all Watershed Awareness Volunteer Events (WAVE) within the Team Leaders specific district. This includes driving to the event in a state vehicle, transporting necessary tools, and being present at the event as a WSP representative. These events often occur on weekends and may require overnight travel. Support Corpsmembers in WAVE development, including volunteer recruitment, media outreach, completion of necessary paperwork, reviewing safety materials, and general check-in prior to the event. Each Team Leader will organize their own WAVE and recruit a minimum of 30 community volunteers for a hands-on watershed restoration project. Participate in local service and network with volunteer agencies as a WSP representative. Corpsmember/Program Support: Collaborate with fellow Team Leaders, CCC Corpsmembers, WSP Corpsmembers, and CCC and WSP Staff. Maintain regular communication with WSP Corpsmembers in specified district. Assist them in navigating program requirements. Serve as an example for punctuality, organization and professionalism. Assist WSP staff in planning WSP trainings and events. Assist with photo and video documentation at all WSP events. Provide direction to WSP Corpsmembers during times of personal, professional, or external crisis through check-in phone calls, and by supplying them with appropriate resources and alerting Program Coordinators as needed. Document uniform & equipment checkouts and exchanges for WSP Corpsmembers and assist in the tracking and organization of all program inventory. Qualifications for Applicants: Between the ages of 18-28 at program start date High school diploma U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien Possess or be willing to obtain a California Drivers License with a clean driving record (no more than 2 points) 25 credits of college-level science OR six months of relevant experience in fisheries/habitat restoration related activities Interest and experience in natural resources management and environmental education Willingness to relocate to Placement Site community Willingness to travel and work weekends Preferred Skills and Qualities: Flexibility Desire to learn and develop professional skills Effective communication skills and emotional intelligence A foundation in leadership and management, communications and education Ability to work independently and willingness to take initiative on projects Ability to collaborate with the other Team Leaders and staff on program-related projects Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) Benefits Include: Opportunity to make a difference in a California community and travel much of the state in a state vehicle A monthly living stipend of $1,999 WSP Corpsmembers that successfully complete a Full-time 1700 hour service term will be eligible to receive a $6,195 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. Corpsmembers may use the education award to pay for current or future educational expenses at an eligible institution, to repay qualified student loans, or to do both. No-cost medical insurance Student loan forbearance on eligible loans Uniform and field gear provided Training opportunities in event development and management, grant and report development, and marketing Mentorship from WSP Program Coordinator I Your own office with a standing desk, located at WSP headquarters in Fortuna, CA How to Apply to WSP: Visit WSPs Website and download the Yr. 27 Application indicate you are interested in the Team Leader position: https://ccc.ca.gov/what-we-do/conservation-programs/watershed-stewards-program/apply-to-wsp/ Watch the Informational Video at https://youtu.be/Nil0WUtRobM Send the following to wsp.recruiter@ccc.ca.gov by June 26th: Year 27 WSP Application Cover letter One-page resume Two signed letters of recommendation (can be submitted on your behalf) to the specified email. Contact Information: If you have any questions about the Watershed Stewards Program or how to apply, please contact the WSP Recruiter, wsp.recruiter@ccc.ca.gov Greg Poulton (707) 725-8601.

Keywords: Americorps Watershed Stewards Program, Redding , Region I WSP Team Leader & AmeriCorps Member, Hospitality & Tourism , Ferndale, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Hospitality & Tourism Jobs


Housekeeper ( Custodian)
Description: Position: Housekeeper Reports To: Housekeeping Supervisor Department: HousekeepingPosition: Casino Housekeeper Custodian Reports To: Housekeeping Supervisor Department: HousekeepingSalary: 15.50 per (more...)
Company: Feather Falls Casino
Location: Oroville
Posted on: 04/10/2021

Retail Customer Service Specialist
Description: On our team, everyone plays a critical role providing genuine, helpful and friendly service to help our athletes perform at their best and enjoy their sport. We're committed to creating an inclusive and (more...)
Company: Dick's Sporting Goods
Location: Redding
Posted on: 04/10/2021

Customer Service/Sales
Description: Job Description Position Purpose: Customer Service/Sales associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. These associates learn
Company: The Home Depot
Location: Bella Vista
Posted on: 04/10/2021


Cook: Custom Grill or Brewery
Description: POSITION DESCRIPTION br Job Title : Cook: Custom Grill or Brewery br Department: Brewery br Reports To: Brewery Sous Chef br FLSA Status : Nonexempt br br Cooks Entry, Line and Lead 16 up (more...)
Company: Feather Falls Casino
Location: Oroville
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Cook: Custom Grill or Brewery
Description: POSITION DESCRIPTIONJob Title: Cook: Custom Grill or BreweryDepartment: BreweryReports To: Brewery Sous Chef FLSA Status: NonexemptCooks Entry, Line and Lead 16 up to 23 per hour DOE SummaryFeather (more...)
Company: jtpostmaster
Location: Oroville
Posted on: 04/10/2021

Receptionist
Description: What you'll do... br br Joining H R Block as a seasonal Receptionist means youll relentlessly focus on how to wow clients now, and in the future. Youll need the ability to work a flexible schedule (more...)
Company: H&R Block
Location: Burney
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Parts Delivery
Description: O'Reilly is now hiring Parts Delivery drivers. Our parts delivery team members are responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of parts to our professional customers. They are also responsible for (more...)
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Anderson
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Cook
Description: Who says FUN and RESPONSIBILITY can't hang together At SONIC Drive-In restaurants, you'll have all that, along with great pay, flexible hours, a cool uniform and the camaraderie of fantastic co-workers.As (more...)
Company: Sonic
Location: Anderson
Posted on: 04/10/2021

Parts Delivery
Description: O'Reilly is now hiring Parts Delivery drivers. Our parts delivery team members are responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of parts to our professional customers. They are also responsible for (more...)
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Corning
Posted on: 04/11/2021

Customer Service/Sales
Description: Customer Service/Sales 391157715 Oroville, California, US, 95966 Position Purpose: Customer Service/Sales associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs (more...)
Company: The Home Depot
Location: Oroville
Posted on: 04/10/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Redding RSS job feeds