PRWC Seeking Community Engagement Coordinator and Event Coordinator
The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) is a part-time, hourly, year-round position responsible for planning and implementing community engagement opportunities for the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition (PRWC). The individual works in partnership with towns, neighborhoods, schools, and other community and youth-serving organizations to deliver activities that connect people with the Pomperaug River, its tributaries, and the surrounding watershed with the ultimate goal to protect and improve water quality and habitat.
An ideal candidate is a confident, enthusiastic person with direct experience in environmental conservation, public speaking, social media, and working with different demographics in the community. A passion for bringing people together, a commitment to following the science, and a love of the outdoors will help you find success in this position. A background ineducation,environmental science, and/or environmental studies is encouraged. First consideration will be given to applicants that apply by February 5, 2023. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Please see JOB DESCRIPTION, COMPENSATION & TO APPLY.
PRWC is also accepting applications for an Event Coordinator contracted, temporary position to lead in the planning and execution of Woodbury Earth Day. Woodbury Earth Day is presented by PRWC with support from a dedicated team of volunteers. Woodbury Earth Day is a celebration featuring earth-friendly activities, programs and demonstrations, vendors and exhibitors, and some of the best food trucks in Connecticut. The goal of the event is to provide opportunities that help protect and improve our environment and encourage people to adopt earth-friendly practices while also supporting the local community. The first annual Earth Day celebration in Woodbury was hosted 29 years ago by New Morning Market and the celebration grew each year to become the largest Earth Day celebration in Connecticut. The event welcomes upwards of 100 vendors and 6,000 visitors to Woodbury.
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023, or until the position is filled. Please see the REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS, COMPENSATION & TO APPLY.