City of Ann Arbor
  • Natural Area Preservation
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 12.12
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Benefits Eligible

IMPORTANT POSITION INFORMATION

There is a possibility that this position may be renewed on an annual basis depending on the organization needs, funding and employee performance, in accordance with the City temporary worker's policy

OUTREACH ASSISTANT I Starting Hourly Rate: $12.12

Nature of Work: 

Assist Natural Area Preservation (NAP) Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with all aspects of coordinating and promoting NAP's volunteer program.  This may include, but is not limited to, actively recruiting, training, and directing volunteers; coordinating and leading volunteer workdays; working with park stewards, eagle scout candidates, and community service volunteers; writing and distributing press releases and informational articles for NAP; giving public presentations about NAP; and taking part in our controlled burn program.

Required Qualifications: CPR/AED and First Aid certification required by start of employment. Please note your certification must be from an organization that has been approved by the Bureau of Community and Health Systems, Child Care Licensing Division. Please see following link for list of approved organizations. http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-63294_5529_49572_49583-82382--,00.html

 

Desirable Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree or equivalent.  Thorough understanding of ecological issues related to urban natural area management including invasive species, prescribed burning, natural features inventories, etc. Excellent technical writing and editing skills.  Proficiency with Access database and Publisher or similar software on PCs.  Detail oriented.  Excellent verbal communication skills.  Experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers.  Friendly, outgoing personality, suitable for working with the public.    

Work Schedule:  Because of the nature of working with volunteers, weekend and evening hours will be required.  Normally, the expected number of hours worked per week is approximately 30

EEO: The City of Ann Arbor is proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of a person's actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, condition of pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental limitation, height, weight, source of income, family responsibility, educational association, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. We have earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.

 

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