LI Shellfish Restoration Volunteer Coordinator - Southold, NY
November 18, 2017
Southold, New York
This position is intended to coordinate a Long Island wide volunteer corps to help maintain shellfish nursery sites in support of the LI Shellfish Restoration Program. Responsible for identifying, training and coordinating this volunteer corps in towns throughout Suffolk and Nassau. Generally provide outreach and education services to the public relating to the LISRP at events as needed. Aid in capturing photo, video, and other digital media at field sites, public events, and fundraisers. Aid in the design and lead dissemination of Marine Program newsletters, blog postings, and social media posts in support of the LISRP and other related programs
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education (Associates plus 1 year transferrable program/functional experience).
Experience with working with the public.
Ability to understand and carry out educational program tasks and objectives
Ability to work outdoors performing various types of marine activities
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to understand and implement written and oral instructions
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to learn marine science and natural science subject matter
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Ability to pass Motor Vehicle Screen
Ability to lift 20-50 lbs
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.
Knowledge of shellfish culture methods
Desire to work with the public
Knowledge of basic marine biology
Biology or education background
Knowledge of social media tools and programs
Ability to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Basic knowledge of camera equipment. Basic web design skills.
Program Assessment - 0%
Program Development - 0%
Program Delivery - 5%
Present existing educational material to the public.
Interact with program participants and assist in educational programs as needed to support other habitat restoration or shellfish related programming.
Assist in presenting program information to the public via mass media.
Lead recruitment, training and coordination of volunteers necessary to assist with the LI
Shellfish Restoration Program.
Program Evaluation - 0%
Applied Research - 0%
Direction - 5%
Provide input to program leaders to assist in planning the delivery of established educational program goals.
Assist in developing mass media communication strategies.
Assist in providing input to planning of implementation efforts.
Management - 5%
Utilize appropriate policies and procedures to resolve operational conflicts.
Assist with volunteer management, including recruitment of volunteers.
Assist in implementation of communication strategies.
May give guidance to volunteers and staff.
Provide non-complex administrative tasks in guiding the implementation of program budgets.
Coordination/Operation - 80%
Coordinate volunteer activities with LI Shellfish Restoration Program Manager and Field Technicians
Assist in compiling data relative to volunteer registration and communication.
Assist in creating and distributing marketing and educational materials under the guidance of Senior
Resource Educator/Marine Program Outreach Manager.
Help recruit participants for shellfish, habitat and related fundraising events.
Help organize and maintain communication materials.
Assist Supervisor in development of new print and digital media material.
Assist Multi-Media Production Coordinator in documenting footage for On the Water and In the Field news magazine show.
Assist in taking photo and video footage at events and field work sites.
Assist in distribution of promotional and educational materials.
Perform basic administrative tasks to support the development of educational programming.
Maintaining spreadsheets, collection of data, and media content.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
This is a non-exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week.
Pay Rate Type: Salary
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