Environmental Program Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Portland
  • July 18, 2024

Website Confluence Environmental Center

Looking for direct experience with environmental organizations in Portland, OR? 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. We are currently recruiting for 16 AmeriCorps positions that begin in September 2024.

Benefits include:

  • $19,200 living allowance paid over the 11-month term of service (approx. $1,745 monthly, before taxes)
  • $7,395 Education Award
  • Loan Forbearance
  • Health Insurance
  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • $100 Training Fund
  • Professional Leadership Certificate, Trainings and Networking opportunities such as EDI and Environmental Justice trainings (trainings valued at ~$23,000)
  • May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Monthly TriMet passes available.
  • Mileage reimbursement for Confluence trainings.
  • May be eligible for free BIKETOWN membership.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, visit our website at www.confluencecenter.org/apply-now 

About Confluence AmeriCorps program:

The Confluence AmeriCorps Program advances environmental equity through innovative partnerships with local organizations in the Portland metropolitan area. We offer life-changing service opportunities that engage members at the intersection of environmentalism and social justice while promoting individual leadership and development. This position is a dynamic combination of serving with a Project Partner on a dedicated project (80%) and engaging in professional and leadership development opportunities alongside a member cohort (20%).  www.confluencecenter.org 

Equity & inclusion:

Confluence does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender identity, ability, sexual orientation, expression, pregnancy, parents/guardians with children, or veteran status. Confluence is committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our members and staff with ongoing equity trainings and career development opportunities. Confluence, like many environmental programs, has historically been a predominantly white space, and in an effort to decolonize dominant structures of oppression, we strongly encourage people of color to apply. 

Confluence provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees. Applicants with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation and/or alternative formats at any point in the employment process.

To apply for this job please visit www.confluencecenter.org.

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