Job Opening

AmeriCorps Environmental Education Program

Mobile Baykeeper is hiring AmeriCorps Members through the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services to build capacity in the Baykeeper Patrol Program, Volunteer Program, and Environmental Education. These programs directly support Mobile Baykeeper’s mission and help us defend and revive the health of the waters of Coastal Alabama. 

General Information

  • Position location: Mobile Baykeeper, Downtown Mobile, AL
  • Service term: October 1, 2024 – September 30, 2025; 25 hours/week for part-time positions and 40 hours/week for full-time positions.
  • AmeriCorps pay: Members receivea monthly stipend and are eligible for an education award after completing the term. Please see for additional information about AmeriCorps service. 

The AmeriCorps Environmental Education Program is a public awareness and education campaign and citizen-based environmental monitoring program. Members will educate community members about watersheds and empower them to take care of waterways by reducing their impact. Core activities of the program include enhancing and tailoring educational presentation materials, recruiting new community groups and schools to receive the education program, delivering presentations, and most importantly, providing outdoor, experiential learning opportunities.


  • Have an interest in youth and adult environmental education
  • Experience teaching or leading groups outdoors is preferred
  • An understanding of curriculum development and lesson planning is preferred
  • Connections to diverse audiences are preferred
  • Able to stay organized, prioritize multiple projects, manage schedule independently and meet deadlines with enthusiasm and a positive outlook
  • Superb interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor setting in adverse weather conditions (rain, heat) for long hours
  • AmeriCorps Members must meet all eligibility requirements in 45 CFR §2522.200(a). 
  • AmeriCorps Members must meet all Mobile Baykeeper and AmeriCorps clearance and background check requirements. Members agree to provide information to establish eligibility and to complete a National Criminal History Check as outlined in 45 CFR §2522.202. 
  • All positions require the applicant to have knowledge of and a commitment to environmental protection, experience with Microsoft-based products (Word, Excel, Outlook), the ability to learn new software/applications quickly, and the ability to lift 50 lbs. and feel comfortable carrying heavy items

Please enter your contact information below if you have interest in this AmeriCorps position with Mobile Baykeeper during our next term. We’ll reach out to you shortly with information about the program. Our positions typically last one year beginning in the fall, with a living stipend and educational award upon completion of the program. 

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