The position works in southwestern North Carolina across both our Clean Waters and Resilient Forests program areas. It includes a combination of volunteer recruitment and coordination, water quality monitoring, on-the-ground stewardship of public and conserved lands, and public outreach. It involves a lot of time outdoors in all seasons and regular travel across several counties. Primary responsibilities are to (1) coordinate and expand the region’s microplastics sampling program; (2) work with partners to engage volunteers in other aspects of volunteer monitoring of water quality, aquatic communities and habitat; and (3) help control nonnative invasive plants and restore native plant communities in parks, along greenways, and on other public lands.

For more information about this position and how to apply, click here.

Compensation & Benefits:
For full-time (1700 hour) positions in the 2022-2023 program year, members will receive:
$19,880.00 living stipend (paid in equal installments via direct deposit, twice per month, minus taxes)
Health insurance reimbursement if eligible. Members are eligible for reimbursement for the full cost of a Health Insurance Marketplace bronze or catastrophic plan, OR up to $100 for a higher-level Marketplace plan. Members who maintain health insurance through a parent or spouse’s employer are not eligible for reimbursement.

The deadline to apply is July 19, 2022.

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