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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.

Please note, starting November 22, 2021, EarthCorps will be a mandatory vaccination workplace. All current and new staff and AmeriCorps members must be fully vaccinated to work at EarthCorps unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If approved for a medical or religious exemption, EarthCorps will accommodate current or new staff and AmeriCorps members to ensure that they can fulfill their job requirements.

Staff Positions

Field Coordinator

The Field Coordinator is a full-time, hourly position that will play a critical support role to EarthCorps field operations. The Field Coordinator will assist in project coordination by ensuring that crews and agency partners have the necessary information, tools, and equipment for successful project completion. They will also assist the Logistics Manager with hand and power tool maintenance, materials acquisition, and camping and project preparation. This position also has a critical role in onsite communication with crews, task coordination, problem-solving, onsite oversight and quality control. The Field Coordinator divides their time between logistical support and field project coordination and implementation. The Field Coordinator will also serve as an informal advisor and mentor to crews.

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Corps Coordinator

The Corps Coordinator is a full-time, hourly position with EarthCorps, responsible for supporting EarthCorps Corps Program, an environmental service-learning program for 18-25-year-old of US American and international young adults. Its focus includes corpsmember development and coordination of member workshops and trainings. The Corps Coordinator works in close collaboration with all members of the Field Program Team and is supported the Corps Operations Manager.

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Administrative and Office Coordinator

The Administrative Coordinator is a crucial position that helps keep the organization operating smoothly. This is a non-exempt (hourly) position based in Seattle that provides administrative support to an organization of 22 full time staff and up to 60 full time corps program participants. Strong software skills are required, as well as good communication skills, and the ability to keep projects on schedule. The ideal candidate will be excited to learn and improve the systems of running a nonprofit including; the Salesforce database, Quickbooks accounting software, human resources, and IT troubleshooting. They will need to be comfortable wearing many hats, working with the other teams, and making sure the office is running smoothly.

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Corps Positions

Crew Member 2022

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. 2022 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, engaging with environmental agencies, collaborating with staff, providing feedback, and practicing structured reflection. Corps members learn valuable team building skills as they work on their communication skills, conflict resolution management, and leadership capacity.

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2022 Farm Specialist - Yes Farm

POSITION SUMMARY: The Farm Specialist is an AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. 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, maintaining tools and equipment, and completing additional non-volunteer field projects on an occasional basis. This position is supervised by EarthCorps, but works closely with the BFC Managing Director and 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.

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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.