How to apply
Please submit a detailed letter explaining how the Community Food Security Coalition would thrive under your leadership, as well as names of four references, how you heard about this position, and a complete chronological resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Multifamily Community Outreach Specialist will provide direct resource conservation education and outreach to affordable and low-income housing communities through building relationships with on-site property managers, residents and resident service coordinators. Primary focus will be on:
Assessment of baseline recycling at multiple sites including field visits and data collection and strategic educational outreach through presentations, resident engagement, youth mentoring, development of ‘green teams’, etc.;
Increased City of Portland presence at community events and engaging residents around recycling (primary) and other environmental concerns including thoughtful consumption, increased food security and climate change (secondary);
Program evaluation and development including data entry, analysis and review
This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to support environmental stewardship with diverse populations including seniors, individuals with disabilities and households whose primary language may not be English. While the program sponsor is BPS, the position will be situated at the Housing Authority of Portland and most of the work will be performed in the field.
The City of Portland’s Grey to Green Urban Tree Canopy Program is looking for energetic and outgoing individuals to join our motivated team. We are developing innovative ways to grow and document Portland’s urban forest and to educate citizens about the importance of planting trees. Outreach staff are the public face of our effort, providing extensive face-to-face and telephone contact with residents as we offer them new tree-planting opportunities.