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International Crane Foundation, Inc
The International Crane Foundation (ICF) is looking for a community-oriented team member to provide outreach on conservation efforts for the endangered Whooping Crane. This is a limited-term employment opportunity. Salary is $15.00 an hour.
Over the past 45 years, ICF has grown from the dream of two college students to a world-renowned conservation effort to save the world’s cranes and the flyways, habitats and ecosystems on which they depend. This program assistant will administer an important education and outreach program in an area where these endangered birds winter and have historically faced not only habitat-based challenges, but increasing threats from illegal shootings.
What is it like to work at ICF? We are passionate about our mission, dedicated to the organization and engaged with our fellow staff and associates. Our ICF team is committed to fulfilling the dream that started 45+ years ago. This position is open to all, but preferably, those who want to further their knowledge of conservation of endangered cranes. Does that sound like you?
The Whooping Crane Outreach Program Assistant II supports the mission of the International Crane Foundation by providing the leadership of initiatives necessary to preserve and grow Whooping Crane populations. The effort involves engaging individuals and conservation partners willing to assist with the awareness and protection of Whooping Cranes.
The Assistant will work with individuals and groups to develop awareness and caring for Whooping Cranes and develop their commitment to safeguard Whooping Cranes in their areas.
The Assistant will form appropriate partnerships that include involving hunters, landowners and other citizens in monitoring and keeping “watch” over the Whooping Cranes in their areas.
The primary duty of the Whooping Crane Outreach Assistant will be to conduct the Whooping Crane awareness program in Indiana, and surrounding states. The Outreach Program Assistant II will gain valuable experience working with the ICF Conservation Education Department and North America Program and will:
Preferred Experience and Knowledge:
Physical Abilities and Work Environment:
The physical abilities and work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office environment with a comfortable climate and limited noise.
Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in a biological field, communications, sociology, or other relevant field preferred.
Valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Experience with public speaking, diverse partnerships, and volunteer management
Access to a vehicle for travel (your work travel will be paid for through ICF funds)
Work as a constructive member of a team, and commitment to the free sharing of information and technical expertise as needed.
Demonstrated ability to work independently on project planning and coordinating with a long list of external partners.
Demonstrated ability to set goals and reach them.
Demonstrate respect and sensitivity for others; inspire trust; and work with integrity.
Experience delivering programs via online platforms.
Preferred Experience and Knowledge:
Background relating to wildlife conservation, education, or biology preferred
Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and PowerPoint
Experience working with volunteers to achieve desired results; delegate work; train and encourage skill development; access and provide feedback on individual performance.
Exceptional customer service, proficient public speaking skills and the ability to teach diverse audiences in a non-formal setting.
Demonstrated a strong interest/background in the fields of interpretation, environmental education, conservation biology, ornithology, education, graphic design, film/documentary production, or other related fields.
Great opportunity to learn from an conservation leader.
Join a staff base that is mission based
To apply send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Please list subject: Indiana
“ICF is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We hire great people regardless of background. “
International Crane Foundation, IncE11376 Shady Lane RoadBaraboo, WI 53913Phone: 6083569462Fax: International Crane Found
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