The Environmental Quality Institute conducts volunteer chemical and biological stream monitoring in WNC to gather data on regional water quality. EQI’s Stream Monitoring Coordinator will recruit and manage volunteers and communicate with community and organizational partners through online and print media, meetings, presentations, and outreach events. This position will assist EQI by growing the volunteer base, supporting the collection of reliable environmental data, and disseminating the results to the broader public. The position will also include participation in a wide variety of adult and youth educational events to increase the public’s understanding of stream ecology, local water quality, and community science. This term includes 1700-hour (serving September 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023).

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AmeriCorps Project Conserve members will receive a $19,880.00 living stipend, an education award of $6,495.00, plus additional benefits. The deadline to apply is May 16, 2022.