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Outreach Assistant

Posted by: Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network

Posted date: Feb-17-2016

Location: Traverse City, MI

 The Invasive Species Network Outreach Assistant works with the Coordinator and Outreach Specialist to implement the two-year Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program grants, which fund the position.   Primary responsibilities include engaging municipalities in invasive species ordinances and treatments and assisting with outreach.

For  a full job description and application, please visit  ISN's employment page: habitatmatters.org/about/employment/
Formal Education or Equivalent
·         Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with excellent academic performance preferred
·         Natural resource or communications or related field of study preferred
Related Work Experience
·         Experience in working with municipalities (local government, housing associations) preferred
·         Knowledge of natural resource management, particularly invasive species management, preferred
·         Experience with creation and giving successful, engaging presentations to a variety of audiences
·         Experience with creating effective outreach materials for a variety of audiences preferred
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language, especially as related to presentations and electronic/printed outreach materials
·         Excellent social and interpersonal skills; relates effectively to diverse clientele and work groups
·         Proficient knowledge of ecosystem function (especially pertaining to invasive species) preferred
·         Strong organizational skills
·         Strong and proven leader and team-player AND self-motivated worker
·         Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
·         Proficient in use of Facebook use for organizations preferred
·         Proficient in use of Adobe InDesign preferred
·         Proficient in use of Constant Contact/similar mass eNewsletter software preferred
·         Proficient knowledge of ArcGIS preferred
·         Able to work flexible hours
·         Must maintain a valid driver’s license and possess a (registered, insured) vehicle for use during work hours (mileage will be reimbursed)
Job Title Outreach Assistant
Post Details
Email kgrzesiak(at)gtcd.org
Employer's Website www.habitatmatters.org
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Ecology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Location Traverse City, MI
Key Words invasive species, outreach
Start Date As soon as possible
Salary $13-$15/hour
Deadline Mar-08-2016