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Community Volunteer Coordinator - CEC AmeriCorps Member
CONFLUENCE AMERICORPS PROGRAM
Providing leadership and professional experiences to AmeriCorps members by partnering with local organizations that address critical, environmental needs in low-income and ethnically diverse communities. www.confluencecenter.org
Community Volunteer Coordinator
Oregon Environmental Council advances innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for
today and future generations. Founded in 1968, OEC has a history of securing environmental protections that support the
health of every Oregonian and the health of this place we call home. We advocate impactful, lasting solutions that get at
the source of Oregon’s environmental problems. We forward creative solutions that are based on sound scientific evidence,
economic analysis and life cycle thinking. We respect the needs of Oregon’s diverse communities, promote solutions that
support a highly functioning economy, and provide leadership and opportunity for all Oregonians to create and implement
a vision for a healthy environment. Learn more at www.oeconline.org
Oregon Environmental Council has a dedicated, enthusiastic and diverse group of volunteers—and they need a dedicated,
enthusiastic leader! In partnership with the Confluence Environmental Center, the Community Volunteer Coordinator will
maintain and enhance programs for OEC’s corps of outreach, office and intern volunteers. The challenge is to recruit
interesting and talented people; put them to work towards achieving OEC’s environmental goals; and create leadership,
community-building and professional development opportunities to keep them enthusiastically engaged in our mission. The
coordinator will also be asked to use creative communication skills to create outreach “modules” related to clean &
plentiful water and environmental health.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ( t o include, but not limit ed t o) :
team meetings and national service days.
MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE
education award can be used to repay qualified student loans or for further education in an accredited institution of
higher learning, vocational or trade schools. The education award is taxed in the year that it is used.
qualified loans, which is taxable).
reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals and conduct all activities in full accessible settings.
DATES OF SERVICE
HOW TO APPLY
Step 1 – Apply to the Project Sponsor: - Email the following items to – Jennifer Coleman, Outreach Director,
firstname.lastname@example.org 503-222-1963 x105
Step 2 - Apply to Confluence: Application materials can be completed online at the AmeriCorps website and
submitted to a Confluence position. A complete Member application includes the following:
Step 3 - Interview: The Project Sponsor will conduct all initial interviews and recommend a candidate for this position. All recommended candidates will also interview with Confluence Environmental Center.
Contact for general questions about AmeriCorps, Confluence or our recruitment process:
Confluence Environmental Center - Program Support Coordinator
5441 SE Belmont Ave., Suite E205
Portland, OR 97215
Confluence is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of Ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, income, educational background, work experience, appearance, relationship or family status, political affiliation, religion, or the presence of any sensory,mental or physical disability.