Care about the environment?
Thinking about a career in the environment or education?
Curious about what’s being done to save the Chesapeake Bay?
Want to engage your mind and get your hands dirty to help Save the Bay?
If so; you’re invited join Cacapon Institute, a small nonprofit on the leading edge of what’s “new, now, next” in watershed science and education to protect and restore rivers and watersheds of the Chesapeake Bay.
Cacapon Institute seeks a full-time Outreach Coordinator.
This is an entry level position, with opportunities for growth. CI staff will work closely with the Outreach Coordinator to develop the requisite skills, and comfort level, necessary for success.
1. Coordinate outreach for the Potomac Highlands Watershed School, our award winning online educational tool that promotes Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences. MWEE’s are K-12 Project Based Learning activities supported by NOAA’s Bay Watershed Education & Training.
2. Coordinate outreach for the Potomac Watershed Partnership, a collaborative effort by federal, state, municipal, non-profit, and for-profit partners to restore the health of the land and waters of the Potomac River basin, thereby enhancing the quality of life and overall health of the Chesapeake Bay.
3. In addition, the successful candidate must be willing to learn a wide range of skills in support of CI’s programs that integrate watershed science and education including, but not limited to: field and laboratory data collection, public outreach and education, newsletter publishing, website design, and media and fundraising campaigning.
Bachelors degree (or equivalent).
Exceptional coordination and outreach skills.
Possess good “people skills” & have a desire to travel.
Demonstrate fluid computer skills.
Have reliable transportation and be able to pass a background check.
Salary: $23,000-$26,000 with benefits & travel allowance.
Visit www.cacaponinstitute.org for the full announcement.
Cacapon Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
W. Neil Gillies, Executive Director
Frank Rodgers, Director of Education