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St. Johns RIVERKEEPER is Hiring!

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER is currently seeking a full-time Outreach Director to manage outreach events, programs, and partnerships from our Jacksonville office.   Successful applicant will work with the Community Engagement Coordinator to:

  • Raise awareness about the St. Johns, St. Johns Riverkeeper, and the issues that impact the river’s health through events, partnerships, campaigns, social media and other communication strategies.
  • Implement strategies to engage our members and the community to take action on St. Johns Riverkeeper’s issue priorities, become members and provide support for the organization, explore and learn about the river, and get involved as volunteers.

 Responsibilities include organizing and managing outreach events, programs, and campaigns; managing social media activities; assisting with the implementation of communication strategies; facilitating partnerships; and overseeing the development and execution of effective engagement strategies.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree and significant experience in organizing events, coordinating volunteers, managing outreach programs, and implementing social media strategies. Working knowledge of river ecology and issues and a passion for the St. Johns are preferred.  

Click here for the job description. 

To apply for the Outreach Director position, send a resume and cover letter by 1/31/2018 to:

Jimmy Orth
Executive Director
jimmy@stjohnsriverkeeper.org

EDUCATION SPECIALIST 

St. Johns RIVERKEEPER is currently seeking a part-time Education Specialist who will deliver river-based educational programming to K-12 students primarily from Duval and Clay Counties. Successful applicant will work primarily with the Education Director. Due to existing contracts with Duval County Schools and Clay County, this position is focused primarily on the organization and execution of educational boat trips for Title I 5th grade students from Duval County in the spring and fall, as well as education and outreach programming provided year-round in Clay County. 

The Education Specialist is a part-time position that consists of 20-30 hours per week.  However, fewer hours may be required at certain times during the year.

Responsibilities for this position include leading our STEAM Cultural Passport Program boat trips for Title I fifth grade students funded through the Duval County Public School District; assist with the development of programs and curriculum where needed; attend evening and weekend festivals and educational events (Science Night, Jax Science Fest, etc.) including providing assistance with setup, staffing, and breakdown of table and display. Applicant should have experience working with children in a hands-on, out-of-classroom setting; ability to problem solve quickly and maintain a professional demeanor; ability to work flexible hours including some nights and weekends; work independently to fulfill responsibilities, goals, and deadlines. Applicants must have a well-maintained vehicle in good working condition and sufficient insurance coverage. Working knowledge of river ecology and issues and a passion for the St. Johns are preferred.

Click here for the job description. 

To apply for the Education Specialist position, send a resume and cover letter by 1/31/18 to:

Emily Floore
Education Director
emily@stjohnsriverkeeper.org

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