Columbia Slough Watershed Council Bilingual Outreach (closes April 13)

Bilingual Outreach and Events Program Assistant

Position Duration: May - August 2017
Time Commitment: Approximately 15 hrs/week (Flexible)
Compensation: $10/hour, no benefits

Position Description:
The Bilingual Outreach and Events Program Assistant will support the Council’s Outreach and Events program with the planning and implementation of spring and summer recreation events, including Explorando, Regatta and Aquifer Adventure. Secondarily the program assistant will help to organize and deliver canoe and kayak-based educational programs and activities within the Columbia Slough Watershed. Anticipated attendance at these events varies from 30 to 800 people. Upon interest and capacity, this position will also help to support aspects of the Council’s strategic community outreach and communications programming, inventory and database management.

Learning and Benefits:
This position provides experience in strategic event planning, multicultural communications, community outreach, and canoeing/kayaking. The program assistant will gain familiarity with the workings of a successful watershed council and small non-profit organization. Opportunities to network with agencies and organizations throughout the watershed will be numerous. Through this position, the program assistant will help create positive changes in the greater Portland metro area while developing their own skills and gaining work experience. The program assistant will also have the opportunity to build outdoor education and group leadership skills as well as gain and/or expand their experience in canoeing/kayaking.

See full positiond description below.
Application deadline: Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 4pm.