Work at EarthCorps
Do you believe that people and nature thrive together? Do you want to work with others who are innovative, compassionate and motivated to shape our world so that all people can benefit from a healthy environment? Take a look at our open Staff or Corps Member opportunities and see where your expertise can grow EarthCorps.
During the current phase of Covid this position is expected to work from home 90% of the time, this position will be required to work one half day a week in the office. This position is also on call to help out in the office during regular business hours as necessary. When Covid is over this position is expected to work in the office.
We encourage applicants from all racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, and functional limitations to apply, especially those from historically marginalized communities.
Crew Members are the ones out in the field every day working on teams and doing the physical service necessary to restore green spaces across the Puget Sound region. This is a training-level, seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. 2021 Crew Members will serve from February through December.
Crew Members will work on outdoor environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound Region. Their work directly improves the resiliency of our land by restoring habitat, improving water and air quality, reducing erosion, sequestering carbon and engaging the broader community to become stewards of our shared resource. Typical projects include invasive plant removal, native plant installation, trail maintenance, erosion control, and site maintenance.
In addition to impactful service, Corps Members have the opportunity to grow professionally and personally through training, implementing environmental projects, feedback and reflection. Crew Members learn valuable team building skills as they work on their communication, conflict management and leadership capacity.
The Farm Specialist is an AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps, based at YES Farm.
This position offers a mix of office work, hands-on farm work, outreach, and farm volunteer event leadership. Office tasks include using online tools to attract and track community volunteers, designing outreach materials and implementing outreach plans, and targeted recruitment for community volunteer events. Field work includes onsite leadership of volunteers of all ages, invasive plant removal, native plant installation, urban farm development, and maintaining tools and equipment.
This position is supervised by EarthCorps, but works closely with the BFC Managing Director and Yes Farm Manager, who will be the lead on training and day to day tasks. The position is offered through AmeriCorps. As such, all applicants must meet the requirements to become an AmeriCorps member and abide by AmeriCorps policies.
EarthCorps is committed to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color and members of other underrepresented groups. EarthCorps is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.