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TerraCorps Coordinator Positions

TerraCorps is looking to hire for several coordinator positions. TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps-affiliated environmental nonprofit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature.

Responsibilities: Serve local communities and build professional skills through transformative experiences; help nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island tackle issues related to land access, sustainable agriculture, and conservation; serve in one of five coordinator positions — community engagement coordinator, youth education coordinator, land stewardship coordinator, land conservation coordinator, or sustainable agriculture coordinator; carry out capacity-building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers; identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation; serve for a full-time 11-month term from Aug. 29 to July 28, 2023.

Qualifications: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident alien and/or tribal member; 18 years or older; minimum of a high school diploma or GED; no more than three previous terms as an AmeriCorps member; pass a criminal history background check, including an FBI check.

Compensation: Living allowance up to $18,500 (pre-tax) over an 11-month term of service; child-care assistance may be provided in cases of financial need; eligibility for forbearance of most federally guaranteed student loans.

To apply: Visit terracorps.org.


Civil Engineer Technician

The Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District is looking to hire a civic engineer technician to assist people in planning conservation management of their land.

Responsibilities: Work with private landowners to implement a variety of conservation practices; collect data through site inventory and analysis and perform survey work; prepare and review quantity computations, engineering calculations, cost estimates, and construction/material specifications; draft engineering plans using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016; inspect the construction of engineering practices and prepare as-built drawings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, industrial technology, or a related field; bachelor’s degree must include at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics; at least six of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting; basic knowledge of surveying equipment; ability to use surveying tools, including laser levels and survey-grade GPS equipment; proficiency in AutoCAD.

Compensation: Starts at $21 an hour, commensurate with experience.

To apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Sara Churgin at info@easternriconservation.org attention by July 22.


Stormwater Education and Outreach Coordinator

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Stormwater Innovation Center are looking to hire a full-time education and outreach coordinator.

Responsibilities: Develop and deliver curriculum and training to stormwater professionals in Rhode Island and southeastern New England; engage and educate the local community through volunteer programs, school outreach programs, festivals and events, social media, and web content; plan, organize, and promote annual events and educational projects; recruit, train, and manage volunteers for participatory science programs; research and document information about stormwater best management practices and assist with monitoring green infrastructure in the Providence metro area.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years related work experience or equivalent combination; experience working on projects related to water quality and environmental improvements and community engagement; strong training, facilitation, and organizational skills; experience communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences; experience working effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of people in multicultural spaces, organizations and/or government; proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to work remotely and irregular hours, including nights, as needed.

Compensation: Annual full-time salary of $51,000 plus health and retirement benefits. This position is fully funded for one year. Funding for future years is subject to successful fundraising.

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to Ryan Kopp at rkopp@asri.org and put “Stormwater Education and Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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