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The Communications & Outreach Assistant (COA) represents the Seabird Institute (SI) to the public on all social media and explore.org chat boards (50%), and as a greeter and interpreter at the Project Puffin Visitor Center in Rockland, Maine (50%). An engaging communicator in-person and virtually, the COA brings the story of the program’s 50-year history to life for children, adults, and families, helps people understand the necessity of this applied conservation work, and inspires the public to become personally invested in conservation action and donors and community activists.
A food stipend and shared housing will be provided at Audubon’s Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, located at 12 Audubon Road, Bremen, Maine. Remote work for the first month may be considered.
$15.00 / hour
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