The Conservation Education and Stewardship Specialist (hired by High Desert Education Service District) will assist Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests in establishing a stronger presence and greater capacity in Deschutes Children’s Forest conservation education and stewardship programming. This staff person will work collaboratively with natural resource specialists to identify and develop curriculum for conservation education programming that tie to stewardship objectives for the National Forests and coordinate opportunities with DCF partners. Project ideas include meadow restoration, aspen thinning, cave monitoring, spotted frog surveys, and noxious weed removal. This staff person would also coordinate and implement field experiences with stewardship projects for middle school and high school students on Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests for which natural resource specialists (and program volunteers) are the primary facilitators. This is a part-time position, from August-June. Weekly hours will vary by season, with an average of 16 hours per week.
To read the full posting, click here. Apply by September 11, 2014.