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FT and PT AmericCorps positions - San Jose - Our City Forest

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  • Asha Agrawal
    ... Our City Forest iscurrently accepting applications for full-time and part-time AmeriCorps servicepositions. Our City Forest is anon-profit urban forestry
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 9, 2010
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Agrawal/SJSU on 07/09/2010 04:50 PM -----
      Our City Forest iscurrently accepting applications for full-time and
      part-time AmeriCorps servicepositions. Our City Forest is anon-profit
      urban forestry and environmental action organization. The focus ofthis
      program is to organize neighborhood and school tree care and tree
      plantingprojects, promote environmental education, and recruit and train
      Please share thisannouncement with individuals that may be interested.
      Thank You

      1. FULL-TIME POSITION:Urban Forestry Specialists

      Coordinate tree plantings projects in neighborhoods, schools, and parks
      Perform basic tree maintenance
      Train and supervise volunteers at events
      Inspect and evaluate landscape nursery trees and planted trees
      Basic Data Entry to track projects

      2. FULL-TIMEPOSITION: Environmental Education& Outreach Specialist

      Prepare and distribute educational materials related to the urban forest,
      including graphic layout & design.
      Represent Our City Forest at community outreach events
      Conduct classroom and community presentations.
      Recruit, train, and manage community volunteers.
      Organize and facilitate volunteer meetings and events.
      Enhance and maintain website

      · $5,500 AmeriCorps education scholarship
      · $15,000 Stipend divided evenly over 11 months (1700hours) of
      · Health Benefits


      1. PART-TIME POSITION:Urban Forestry Specialized positions:
      Trees For All Program Specialist (responsible for coordinating community
      planting events, inspecting planting sites, obtaining permits and entering
      Young Tree Watering and Maintenance Team Specialist (responsible for
      watering and maintaining young street trees and maintaining trucks and
      work-related equipment in good working order)
      Native Tree Nursery Specialist (help construct and maintain native plant
      nursery, supervise volunteers, monitor tree cultivation, maintain
      irrigation systems, and load and unload tree deliveries)
      Filemaker Pro/Database Development Specialist (responsible for maintaining
      Filemaker Pro database, creating reports, and performing/supervising data

      2. PART TIME POSITION:Environmental Education & Outreach Specialized
      Photo & Archiving Specialist (responsible for taking photos at events,
      organizing and maintaining our photo library and working on photo-related
      Web Design Specialist (responsible for regularly updating our website,
      adding a video component, reformatting to a non-frame based or CSS/DIV
      style site, and adding web forms/SGL databases)
      Video Specialist (responsible for videotaping OCF events and editing
      Outreach and Advocacy Specialist (staff information booth at events,
      distribute tree law and proper pruning literature)
      Information Specialist (responsible for updating and creating new OCF
      literature and flyers, updating records in database, mailing and printing
      projects, and answering phone inquiries)
      Newsletter Writer & Manager (responsible for creating and editing monthly
      OCF newsletter editions using InDesign and Constant Contact)
      Green & Healthy Neighborhoods Outreach Specialist (responsible for forming
      and leading small community groups to discuss “green living” topics such
      as: water conservation, reducing household toxins, etc.

      $1,800 AmeriCorps education scholarship
      $6,000 Stipend (675 hours of service)

      TO APPLY

      E-mail americorps@... mail Our City Forest, 151 W. Mission
      St. Suite 151 San Jose, CA 95110:
      1) resume
      2) cover letter
      3) contact information forthree references
      4) online questionnaire

      (visit www.ourcityforest.org for more informationand to download

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