WaterRoots Coordinator

Utah Rivers Council Published: February 13, 2018
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Outreach / Advocacy /

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Description

~ The Utah Rivers Council is working to protect Utah’s rivers and the ecosystems and communities they support. ~

The Utah Rivers Council is a grassroots organization dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of Utah’s rivers and sustainable clean water sources for Utah’s people and wildlife.  Founded in 1995, we work to protect Utah’s rivers and clean water sources for today’s citizens, future generations and healthy, sustainable natural ecosystems.  We implement our mission through grassroots organizing, direct advocacy, research, education, community leadership and litigation.

Our WaterRoots Campaign educates Utahns about their water use and how it impacts Utah’s rivers and lakes and the array of wildlife that depend upon these aquatic ecosystems. The campaign provides real tools for water conservation success from the individual to the agency level and engages community leaders in solving Utah’s water problems on the local level.

Position Overview

Two AmeriCorps service positions are available at either 300 hours or 450 hours of service to be completed between May and October 2018. These positions are flexible enough to allow either a part time or full time schedule depending upon when the Coordinator is able to begin work. We are looking for individuals that excel working both independently and in a collaborative team setting. The URC strives to maintain a fun, informal work environment where progress and accomplishment are balanced by time off and outdoor recreation.

Responsibilities

  • WaterRoots Coordinators work to ensure this campaign is successful by helping to engage and educate the public through events, presentations, and via our water conservation programming. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or nearing completion of degree.
  • Event logistics experience highly desired.
  • Good writing skills. Keen understanding of environmental problems.
  • Valid drivers license with access to an automobile periodically.
  • Computer skills.
  • Social media experience desired.

Additional Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidates have a personable communication style, good writing skills, computer skills, are well organized and have a serious work ethic.
  • Other skills desired include an understanding of current environmental problems and/or water policy, persuasive writing and event logistics.
  • This is an excellent entry-level position for those seeking to get into nonprofit environmental work.

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to upload your resume, cover letter and writing sample and indicate whether you are interested in 300 hours or 450 hours. Please no phone calls. The positions will remain open until filled.

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