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.
Position location: Mobile Baykeeper, Downtown Mobile, AL
Service term: October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024; 25 hours/week for part-time positions and 40 hours/week for full-time positions.
AmeriCorps pay: Members receive a monthly stipend and are eligible for an education award after completing the term. Please see http://www.pmsc.org/become-a-member/ for additional information about AmeriCorps service.
The Volunteer Program at Mobile Baykeeper seeks potential volunteers and cultivates them to become local environmental stewards by organizing and providing activities that will enhance our local environment and community. Members in this program will recruit new volunteers, reignite existing volunteers, and organize strategic and effective intervention activities that cultivate a sense of responsibility while building skills for environmental stewardship. Members will organize and host several community cleanups, recycling activities, and invasive species removals for volunteers. Members will streamline volunteer sign-up and communication processes. Members will also coordinate and collaborate with local community groups and non-profit organizations to increase overall participation in environmental stewardship activities and make a substantial difference in Mobile and Baldwin counties.
Comfortable working in an outdoor setting in adverse conditions for long hours
Ability to stay organized, prioritize multiple projects, manage schedule independently and meet deadlines with enthusiasm and a positive outlook
Demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
Experience with Database Management preferred
Must be creative and flexible
Interest in hands-on conservation and stewardship projects preferred
Experience with, and enthusiasm for, training and managing volunteers
Superb interpersonal and oral communication skills
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
To apply please submit your application below or send your resume and cover letter to Chloe Ray at [email protected]