Community Outreach Specialist
The Community Outreach Specialist is primarily responsible for event planning and coordination and effective public environmental communications at the Waterwise Community Center in Montclair, CA and at sites across the region. Related responsibilities include promoting landscaping best practices, conducting public outreach and education activities, supporting homeowner and professional landscaping classes, and general administrative tasks as needed.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
Chino Basin Water Conservation District (District) is recognized throughout the state as an innovative, energetic, and effective water conservation organization. The District is dedicated to the protection of the Chino Groundwater Basin to ensure that the current and future water needs of the region will be met. Its core business is two-pronged: (1) increase water supply through groundwater percolation; and (2) decrease water demand through conservation education, workforce training, and services. The District provides programs, services, and resources to audiences of all ages and backgrounds to cultivate a community-wide conservation ethic and build regional capacity for water resilience.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Community Programs Department seeks to:
- Demonstrate best practices in conservation education in collaboration with strategic partners across the region;
- Educate to activate a community-wide conservation ethic for all ages by providing programs and resources that support awareness and knowledge of our water resources to promote watershed stewardship and adoption of achievable conservation behaviors; and
- Provide interpretation and education of percolation strategies in the Chino Groundwater Basin to sustain a long-term water supply.
The Community Programs team develops, implements, and evaluates culturally relevant community programming, hosts symposia, coordinates community science projects, and is responsible for the District and Center’s public communications.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Community Outreach Specialist supports the District's goal to increase its reach through promoting the Waterwise Community Center and enhancing public relations and communications.
How to Apply:
First review of applicants will be 10/14/22.