APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2020 | Learn More
The Kenneth Deedy Environmental Steward assists the Save The River (STR), Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT), and the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center (MACNC) trustees and staff to better serve their missions. This Steward will spend (3) weeks respectively at each organization immersing themselves in the 1000 Islands region and what it is to be an environmental steward. During summer months, all three organizations experience an influx of business as a direct correlation of the tourist season. TILT expands its property management on Signature Preserves, conservation easements, and recreational facilities and trails. STR works to protect and preserve the ecological integrity of the Upper St. Lawrence River through advocacy, education, and research. The Nature Center is dedicated to the conservation and environmental education for all Park visitors.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2020 | Learn More
Save The River is seeking a full-time temporary Education Coordinator to develop K-12 curriculum, organize and host school field trips and citizen science workshops, and develop print and online publications focusing on native mussel restoration.
This position will work directly with Save The River’s Program Manager to develop and implement education and community engagement output goals for the NYSDEC Invasive Species Research Grant. The Education Coordinator will also work with partner agencies including the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Environmental Division, New York State Museum, and NYSDEC to develop protocols and metrics for public citizen scientist workshops. The Education Coordinator will work with STR staff and partners to host community workshops assisting in the native mussel relocation project in the Lower Grasse River.
Duties will include working with educators and students to develop program material, developing and hosting citizen science workshops working with project partners, authoring publications and press releases, and other duties as assigned. The position will involve both office work, meetings to coordinate education programs and citizen science workshops, and fieldwork.