Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Outreach and Education, Planning Specialist (Grade 23) 

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection -- apply by 8/9


Salary Range: $56,387 - $93,396

This position is part of the outreach team of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Division of Environmental Policy & Compliance, responsible for developing and implementing various outreach and education activities supporting the Division's programs focused on sustainability, energy, trees and forests, and other environmental activities. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Outreach support for program managers on short and long-term projects, including development of promotional materials, in-person and online communication campaigns, videography and photography, social media content and contract management.
  • Creating, designing and implementing visual communication campaigns, including advertisements, brochures, displays, signage, PSAs, and websites.
  • Program support for direct communication with the public through presentations, public events, fairs, festivals and other speaking engagements.
  • Content development, writing and copy editing for the My Green Montgomery (https://mygreenmontgomery.org/) educational website, social media sites and promotional materials.

The successful candidate must have experience in campaign design and marketing, social media engagement and other communication strategies and tools, and be able to use this understanding to engage Montgomery County residents, businesses, and DEP partners in the mission of DEP. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including superior writing, copy editing and proofreading ability. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing, a plus. Experience in environmental programs and a passion for environmental issues, while not a requirement, is a plus.

This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office, and occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.

To view the complete job posting and submit an application, please visit  www.montgomerycountymd.gov/careers and then click on “Search Jobs.”

The Requisition Number is IRC22502. This Recruitment Closes August 9, 2016.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the *Resume Tips and FAQs* on the Office of Human Resource’s Careers webpage for important information about the County’s application requirements and process.


EOE. M/F/H

Volunteer Engagement Assistant

Casey Trees   


Reports to:  Erica Young, Volunteer Coordinator

Job Summary:  Casey Trees, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of Washington, D.C., seeks a Volunteer Engagement Assistant to assist our Education team with volunteer programming and educational events.

Responsibilities include:      
  • Assist with the preparation, and coordination of volunteer tree plantings, tree care and tree pruning events
  • Be present at volunteer and education events; interact with Casey Trees constituents
  • Assist in managing program registration and logistics of volunteer activities  
  • Prep communications with partners and volunteers
  • Assist in management of volunteer programs
  • Update volunteer tracking mechanisms
  • Assist with the follow-up of volunteer events
  • Be a representative of Casey Trees at events
  • Assist with programming and education classes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Experience with volunteer programming and strategic volunteer engagement
  • Must be able to work with adults and children of varying ages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization skills.
  • Must love working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; good sense of humor appreciated.
  • Demonstrated interest in Casey Trees’ mission.
  • Prior experience in the nonprofit sector highly desirable.
  • Available to work evenings on occasion.

Position duration and compensation:
  • The position will start the second week in August 2016 and end in December 2016.
  • This is a 32-40 hour per week position at $13 per hour.
  • The Volunteer Engagement Assistant will work Tuesday through Saturday.

To Apply:  Please email the following items to Erica Young, Volunteer Coordinator at jobs@caseytrees.org: 
  • Letter of interest
  • Résumé
  • Availability including start date
  • Contact information for three references
  • Enter position title only into email subject line. 

Applications are accepted until position is filled. No telephone or email inquiries please. 

Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Education Logistics Assistant

Casey Trees  


Reports to:      Volunteer Coordinator

Job Summary:  The Education Logistics Assistant will assist the volunteer engagement team with administrative and logistics tasks related to our fall 2016 tree planting events.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist with the preparation and planning of volunteer and education events
  • Assist in managing program registration and logistics of volunteer activities  
  • Oversee the logistics prep and follow up of all education and volunteer events
  • Prep communications with partners and volunteers
  • Update volunteer tracking mechanisms
  • Be a representative of Casey Trees at events
  • Assist with programming and education classes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Must be able to work with adults and children of varying ages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization skills.
  • Must love working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; good sense of humor appreciated.
  • Demonstrated interest in Casey Trees’ mission.
  • Prior experience in the nonprofit sector highly desirable.
  • Available to work evenings on occasion.  

 Position duration and compensation:
  • The position will start the second week in August 2016 and end in December 2016.
  • This is a 32-40 hour per week position at $13 per hour.
  • The Education Logistics Assistant will work Tuesday through Saturday.

To Apply:  Please email the following items to Erica Young, Volunteer Coordinator at jobs@caseytrees.org.
  •  Letter of interest
  • Résumé
  • Availability, including start date.
  • Enter “Education Logistics Assistant” into email subject line.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled. No telephone or email inquiries please.   Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer