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.
The Project Manager position is a part-time, exempt position based in Tacoma, WA leading EarthCorps’ South Sound volunteer event 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 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 events and maintaining safety 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: