Program Coordinator

Position Title:            Program Coordinator

Status:                           Part time, hourly employee

Supervisor:                Executive Director

Closing Date:             Feb 17, 2020 midnight

Location:                    Perrysburg, OH

Partners for Clean Streams, Inc. (PCS) is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Program Coordinator for the diverse water-related planning & programs for this environmental nonprofit organization. PCS is committed to improving the waterways of Northwest Ohio for the benefit of all who live, work, and play in our area.

Additional information about the organization and its programs can be found at www.PartnersForCleanStreams.org.

 

The Position:

The Program Coordinator (PC) is responsible for assisting the Executive Director with PCS’s efforts to build and maintain strong and effective working relationships with federal, state and local governments, the environmental community, and area citizens. The Program Coordinator will engage partner organization through communication and networking and lead volunteer programs. The Coordinator will lead hands on projects that benefit water quality and related habitat restoration, while engaging partners in collaborative planning and coordination, to effectively coordinate regional stream cleanup programs and other volunteer projects, such as Clean Your Streams and storm drain marking.

The PC will be leading the successful partnership building, effective planning, and project development for a suite of projects throughout the year including organizing meetings, maintaining familiarity with current programs and collaborations, identifying new funding opportunities and beneficial partnerships, and overseeing volunteer programs focused on educating and engaging our partners and the public in opportunities to restore clear, clean, and safe waters in Northwest Ohio. The PC will directly plan, lead, and oversee volunteers during our stream cleanup programs and other collaborations to meet our goals and direction. In addition, the PC may assist in other activities to support our program implementation, education and outreach, growing the non-profit and our programs, and supporting our mission.

The position will require some evening and/or weekend work, as well as some outdoor work in all seasons/weather.  Overnight travel may occasionally be necessary.  A valid Ohio Driver’s License with reliable transportation is required.

 

The Qualifications:

The Program Coordinator (PC) must have integrity, high energy, and the initiative to shape the future of PCS. The PC should possess strong leadership qualities, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong networking and collaboration skills, and knowledge of environmental issues. While the candidate’s strongest skills should be in leading volunteers and working with broad partnerships, he or she should also have knowledge on a broad range of water quality, ecological, and Great Lakes environmental issues. The PC must have proven ability to work self-directed and as a team member, motivating volunteers and committee members, managing detailed projects and schedules, creating and implementing strong volunteer opportunities, and communicating effectively with a broad range of audiences.  The PC will be an integral member of a small, but dedicated team at PCS.

The minimum educational qualifications include graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree related to environmental science, natural resources, science education, outdoor education AND/OR communications, multi-media, public relations, journalism or related field, but with strong, demonstrated written and oral communications skills. Experience with leading volunteer programs, working with landowners and/or other agency partners, speaking with the public and other audiences, and/or volunteer experience is desirable. Significant relevant experience and/or a combination of some college and relevant experience would be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree; however, candidates currently enrolled in college should be able to demonstrate the ability and interest in working the desired number of hours during our peak times and an interest in growing with the position over the longer term. This is not a short-term or limited hour internship. Proficiency in MS Office software and shared documents programs (i.e. Google documents, Dropbox, Box, etc) is required.

 

Wage and benefits:

This part-time position is an average of 24 hours per week depending on PCS activities and deadlines with the expectation that those hours may vary between 20-30 hours a week. The hours and workload may grow as more funding is secured in the future. The hours may vary slightly from week to week but can be relatively consistent and generally scheduled ahead of time. The wage range is $16 – $17 an hour, depending upon qualifications and experience.  At this time, medical, dental and vision insurance will not be provided or offered; however Paid Time Off is accrued and major Holidays are paid.

Work hours are typically between 7am-6pm Monday through Friday, with occasional nights and/or weekends. Selected candidate should be available to start work as soon as possible, preferably by March 9, 2020. Reliable transportation is a necessity. The office is in Perrysburg.

 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, references, and other supporting materials to:

Executive.Director@PartnersForCleanStreams.org

Electronic copies are preferred. Linked In profiles are not sufficient.

For mailed copies, use: PO Box 203  Perrysburg, OH 43552

 

Closing Date: February 17th, midnight or until filled. Start date likely in early to mid-March.

Partners for Clean Streams is an Equal Opportunity, At Will Employer.

 

Partners for Clean Streams, Inc. (PCS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit community organization with an interest in supporting local and regional water quality improvements in the metro-Toledo area. Partners for Clean Streams is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams, and lakes that are clean, clear and safe.