Employment Opportunities

Confluence Environmental Center AmeriCorps Member

Position Summary

Dates of Service: September 8, 2021 – July 29, 2022 (11 months – 1700 hours)

Are you passionate about working with kids and educators, protecting fish & wildlife, and serving families and communities of color curious about nature? Apply to be our next Education and Outreach Coordinator with National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS)!

See NWF and ANWS position description for more details.

This position is a partnership between Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, National Wildlife Federation and the Association of Northwest Steelheaders. NWF and ANWS are seeking an AmeriCorps Member to build on the successes of previous members, to promote environmental justice by engaging communities and partners in opportunities that help develop access to outdoor experiences (Family Fishing events – 25%), to coordinate salmon education initiatives (Fish Eggs to Fry – 20%), to support sustainable environmental education (Eco-Schools USA, Schoolyard Habitats – 15%), to recruit wildlife stewards to restore/protect wildlife habitat (Garden for Wildlife – 15%), and general outreach and partnership development (5%) serving communities of color and motivated youth and families curious about nature that have financial barriers in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. The Member will also participate in Confluence led professional development activities (20%) which include: Professional Development Series, team meetings, National Service events and other self-directed development opportunities.

Member Benefits

Confluence Environmental Center advances environmental and social justice through innovative partnerships, while promoting individual leadership. These life changing service opportunities address critical, environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color.

Benefits include:

  • $15,100 living allowance (approx. $1,372 monthly)
  • $6,345 Education Award
  • Loan Forbearance
  • Health Insurance
  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • Professional Development
  • $125 Training Fund
  • May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • Deadline for submitting applications: July 2nd, 2021 by 5 pm