EarthCorps brings together passionate and hardworking young adults from the US and countries around the world, for a yearlong environmental leadership training program in Seattle, Washington. Our participants learn leadership skills by working collaboratively, leading 10,000 community volunteers each year, and executing technical environmental restoration projects including salmon stream restoration, native tree plantings, invasive plant removal, wetland and shoreline restoration, and trail construction.
EarthCorps envisions a world where people and nature thrive together. Our philosophy is that the act of environmental restoration strengthens our relationship to the earth, ourselves, and to each other, and should benefit all people.
The Project Manager position is a regular, part-time exempt position based in Tacoma, WA leading EarthCorps’ South Sound volunteer event management services to several cities in the Puget Sound region. EarthCorps’ volunteer program leads volunteers in urban forest restoration tasks and stewardship of public rain gardens including removing invasive weeds, planting native vegetation, and the long-term maintenance of restoration sites. This position develops and manages those services in the City of Tacoma with the Department of Environmental Services and the City of Federal Way with the Parks and Recreation Department. The position involves community outreach; recruitment, training, and coaching of long term site stewards; project development and coordination with city staff; contract management; field leadership of volunteers, overseeing volunteer events and maintaining safety and well-being standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Volunteer Program Development and Management:
Community Outreach and Engagement:
Work location and schedule:
Staff at EarthCorps strive to embody our organizational values of integrity, inclusivity, service and sustainability each day. In addition, we are looking for a project manager who will demonstrate:
SALARY & BENEFITS:
EarthCorps is committed to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color and members of other underrepresented groups. EarthCorps is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.