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Tree Plan Coordinator, Portland Parks & Recreation (Portland, OR)

By Conni Kunzler | June 10, 2016

Deadline: July 7, 2016

Passionate about education, equity and the urban forest? Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking an AmeriCorps member to work with our Urban Forestry programs to help us better serve our diverse communities.

In Partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center, the Tree Plan Coordinator will be responsible for serving with community groups to plan and execute tree care and education events in support of Neighborhood Tree Plans (65%).

Events may include tree pruning, planting, inventory, assessment, identification, and other topics. The position also assists with promotion and coordination of the Neighborhood Tree Stewards program, with particular focus on participation from individuals and communities in racially and economically diverse neighborhoods throughout Portland (15%).

The Member will participate in Confluence led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).

Position term: September 7, 2016 – July 28, 2017 (11 months – 1700 hours)

Benefits: monthly living allowance ($12,530 paid over the term of service), education award of $5,775, loan forbearance, basic medical insurance, child care allowance for those who qualify.

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