- Demonstrated experience engaging students and adults of diverse backgrounds both in and out of the classroom.
- Proven personal initiative and ability to multitask, prioritize, use good judgement, problem solve, and work effectively both independently and as a team in a fast-paced environment.
- Serve in all weather conditions, outside activities include doing physically demanding tasks (ability to hike to semi-remote worksites, carry heavy loads, move materials (plants, tools, rocks), and carry a backpack).
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills and detail-oriented organizational skills.
- Members must be at least 18 years old on first day of service.
- Ability to acquire, upon sponsorship, a Wilderness First Aid certification (will be provided as part of Greenway Trust training).
- Must provide personal transportation to sites across King County.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and the ability to drive Greenway Trust vehicles.
- Must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien.
- Must successfully pass a criminal history background check.
- Willingness to store teaching some teaching materials at home.
- At least one year of teaching experience
- Strong knowledge of Pacific Northwest ecosystems, flora and fauna
- Experience using herbicides to safely control invasive weeds
- Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
The Field Associates report to the Restoration Projects Coordinator.
- An Education Award of $6,095 (after successful completion of AmeriCorps term)
- Basic health insurance (does not include vision coverage)
- Workers compensation coverage
- Assistance with childcare costs
- Forbearance of qualified student loans during the service term
- Payment of interest on student loans that accrued during the service term
- Serving in an AmeriCorps program qualifies as “employment” towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
LOCATION & SCHEDULE
The position is planned to operate on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule. Ideally the position is based out of the Greenway Trust’s field office in Issaquah, Washington, with frequent travel to schools in King County, Tiger Mountain and Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah, and other locations in the Greenway.
Duration: February 1, 2021 through December 15, 2021.
Complete an application on the Washington Service Corps listing
AND email a cover letter and resume directly to: Katy Yeh, Restoration Projects Coordinator email@example.com
*These positions are contingent on successful funding from the Washington Service Corps program.
COVID 19 RESPONSE
The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is following Washington State and King County guidelines and modifying on-the-ground programming as needed to be safe during the pandemic. Our COVID-19 response plan can be found on the website at www.mtsgreenway.org/covid19/.