Public Engagement Coordinator

The Public Engagement Coordinator is responsible for overseeing public outreach and information gathering about human activities, opportunities and conflicts on public and certain private lands in Central Washington’s Yakima Basin. This position will coordinate communication between survey administrators, organize public engagement opportunities and share results with land managers and stakeholders. The Public Engagement Coordinator will work closely with social scientists at the U.S. Forest Service and Central Washington University to administer surveys, collect data and engage a wide sample of user groups. They will manage communications between the USFS and the CCRC partners, organize public outreach and data-gathering events, oversee student interns and volunteers, and report outcomes to the CCRC stakeholders. This process will be ongoing from Summer 2018 through Summer 2019 in order to capture all seasonal recreational uses. This position is a partial-time opportunity within the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, with supervisory duties shared by the US Forest Service. The candidate will work 32 hours per week, with the potential to work up to 40 hours per week during busy recreational use seasons. This position is expected to run for nearly one year, with the possibility of extension based on funding, performance and need.  Read the full job description and learn how to apply.

Position open until filled.


The Greenway Trust is sponsoring six seasonal positions through the Washington Service Corps (WSC) AmeriCorps program: 

Restoration Associates (4 positions)

The Restoration Associates will serve as a team and occasionally individually as they gain natural resource management experience in a blend of forest and aquatic ecosystems. As part of the Stewardship Team, they will serve closely with our partners and volunteers to combat invasive weeds,  install native plants, and maintain trails throughout the Greenway.

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Education Associates (2 positions)

The Education Associates will gain experience teaching 4th-12th grade students in the classroom and in the field. As part of the Education Program, they will teach students about forest ecology, salmon as a keystone species, biodiversity, and land use goals. At volunteer restoration events, they will equip students with the skills to make a difference by helping to restore stream-side habitats for salmon and other wildlife.

Learn more and apply here: 


Updated June 2018.