The Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves our mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea by focusing in three areas: lifelong education programs, citizen science research, and engaging visitor experiences. Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the Fort Worden State Park and in the Flagship Landing Building at 1001 Water Street in downtown Port Townsend, with a $1.4M operating budget, 13 staff, and 200 plus volunteers, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves 24,000 people annually.
Seeking Environmental Educators for 2022-2023 AmeriCorps Term
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center (PTMSC) is seeking three Marine Stewardship Educator AmeriCorps Members to join our team dedicated to conserving the Salish Sea. These are full-time, 10 ½ month positions starting October 17, 2022. These stipend-supported positions are sponsored by the Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps program. These positions are contingent upon funding.
AmeriCorps members will be recruited and interviewed in August and September, 2022. Primary activities shift seasonally, with an emphasis on school programs in the winter/spring and exhibit interpretation and day camps in the summer. Throughout the term, members help to coordinate and participate in a range of on-site and field-based citizen science projects with staff, volunteers, and our partners. Additionally, team members will learn about and assist with animal collection, animal care, and aquatic life support. And they coordinate volunteers to assist with research and outreach events, and collaborate with staff in developing new programs. There is a lot happening at PTMSC!
Applications consist of a letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation and three references; email submissions are preferred. Applicants will also need to register on the MyAmeriCorps website to be considered for these service positions. Full application details are in the position description. Applications accepted through September 30, 2022.
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