Urban and Community Forestry Intern

Description

 

The Community Connections Urban & Community Forestry (UCF) Intern is responsible for collaboratively developing and delivering content for the Denver Metro area that supports the education and stewardship missions of the Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and the US Forest Service (USFS) as they work in partnership to achieve shared goals. 

 

Partnership Goals: AFC+A aims to create a healthy environment through advocacy, education, and engagement of culturally diverse communities. Together, we empower communities toward long-term environmental stewardship, ensuring a healthy environment for ALL cultures. 

 

Responsibilities:

● Document success stories to highlight volunteer, agency and partner work

● Collect testimonials and capture event data for program related events

● Generate weekly blogs for AFC+A work related websites

● Create maps and infographics that communicate current and potential urban and community forestry extent and benefits

● Provide United Cultures for Art + Nature (UCAN) Green Ambassadors program support, including presence and participation at the August 15-20 Congress in Estes Park, CO

● Provide Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) program support, including presence and participation at the September 15-17 event in Denver, CO

 

Regular meetings and networks to be a part of:

● Front Range Urban Forestry Council (FRUFC)

● Colorado Tree Coalition (CTC)

● Metro Denver Nature Alliance (MDNA)

● Denver Urban Field Station (DUFS)

● South Platte River Urban Waters Partnership (SPRUWP)

● UCAN Green Ambassadors program

● ALEF 2017 planning committee

 

Training opportunities:

● Become an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist

● Attend CTC and ISA Rocky Mountain Chapter events and training workshops

● Other ideas and educational goals welcome

 

Desired qualifications:

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Basic Computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

● Urban forestry and/or environmental planning background

● Flexible schedule

● Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and car insurance

● Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), web/social media communication, and desktop publishing preferred

 

Compensation/Work Location:

● $14.00 per hour

● Gas stipend of $350.00 for travel to and from various event and meeting locations

● Training stipend of $500

● 32 hours per week with flexible work days

 

● Begins May 15th and extends through September 22nd for a total of 19 weeks. 

● Work space will be provided at the USFS regional office in Golden

 

For More Information: 

 

Contact Carey Mason Development Director (carey@amerciasforconservation.org; 720-587-9614)

Irene Vilar, AFC+A Founder & Executive Director (irene@americasforconservation.org; 303-330-6597)

 

About Americas for Conservation + the Arts: 

● Is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

● Aims to create a healthy environment through advocacy, education, and engagement of culturally diverse communities. 

● Advanced tools and platforms that empower these communities to provide long-term environmental stewardship, ensuring a healthy environment for ALL cultures. 

● Is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

How to Apply
 

Please submit your resume to carey@americasforconservation.org and complete this Application Form

Non-profit Organization

Tax Exempt Status: 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0241204 July 2012

AFC+A USA

 

Address: 1942 Broadway St., Suite 210

Boulder, Colorado 80302

Contact: Irene Vilar, Founder & CEO

Phone. 303.330.6597

Email: irene@americasforconservation.org

AFC+A Puerto Rico Offices

 

AFC+A Metro

P.O. Box 13934

San Juan, Puerto Rico. 00908

AFC+A Sur

4 Calle Santo Domingo

Yauco, Puerto Rico 00678

 

Contact: Jonathan Cintron, Director PR

cintron@americasforconservation.org

Initial design by Rafael Lopez / Manage and updates by Jonathan Cintrón

©2019 Americas For Conservation + The Arts

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