The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas towards a future where birds thrive because Audubon is a powerful, diverse, and ever-growing force for conservation. Audubon has more than 700 staff working across the hemisphere and more than 1.5 million active supporters.
North America has lost three billion birds since 1970, and more than 500 bird species are at risk of extinction across Latin America and the Caribbean. Birds act as early warning systems about the health of our environment, and they tell us that birds – and our planet – are in crisis. Together as one Audubon, we are working to alter the course of climate change and habitat loss, leading to healthier bird populations and reversing current trends in biodiversity loss. We do this by implementing on-the-ground conservation, partnering with local communities, influencing public and corporate policy, and building community.
Audubon is committed to a culture of workplace excellence, where our talented and diverse staff are deeply engaged with a strong sense of belonging. The birds Audubon pledges to protect differ in color, size, behavior, geographical preference, and countless other ways. By honoring and celebrating the equally remarkable diversity of the human species, Audubon brings new creativity, effectiveness, and leadership to our work throughout the hemisphere.
Under the supervision of the Engagement Manager, the Engagement Coordinator, Stewardship is a vital member of the Grange Insurance Audubon Center team and works closely with volunteers, Columbus Metro Park staff, center management team and staff to maintain a plan that positions the center as a hub in the community as a showcase for ecological restoration. This position will execute public programming through conservation stewardship and advocacy that focuses on improving habitat for breeding and migratory birds, while improving water quality and building climate resiliency in and around the center and local communities. Under the supervision of the Engagement Manager, the coordinator will recruit, develop, and support volunteers (stewards and monitors) with the specific goal of developing strategies to diversify the volunteer community.
$18.00 - 20.00 / hour
This position is represented by the Communication Workers of America (CWA).
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
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