YOUTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR

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REPORTS TO: Youth Education Manager

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time, Non-Exempt

ILACSD’s Education Coordinator shall be responsible for supporting the Education Department in implementing its K-12 environmental education presentations and programs. This staff member will market and schedule presentations and programs with local teachers and schools in order to fulfill ILACSD contracts and grants.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Coordinate and implement contract and grant programs within ILACSD’s Education Department
  • Research, schedule, and market approximately 1,000 youth education presentations and programs as part of the Youth Education Coordinator team
  • Manage the Education Department calendar to schedule programs
  • Monitor, track, and report scheduled and delivered programs toward achievement of goals and objectives
  • Prepare communications and write and edit documents, such as emails and other correspondence, as well as reports and instructional documents
  • Develop and nourish positive relationships with stakeholders, including teachers, school administrators, community groups/organizations, civic organizations, clubs, corporations, and governmental agencies
  • Recruit new program participants (above mentioned stakeholders) from within contract and grant guidelines
  • Deliver engaging, informative educational presentations to K-12 classrooms, assemblies, and adult groups throughout San Diego County on stormwater pollution prevention, watershed education, zero waste, and recycling, among others
  • Teach approximately two to three (2-3) days per week; volume dependent on time of year and team needs. The majority of programs are held during the school day, with occasional after-school or evening programs
  • Distribute and collect teacher evaluations, student surveys, handouts, and any follow-up materials
  • Synthesize data and conduct analysis for evaluations to document program impacts
  • Support all-staff and Education Department events (Kids’ Ocean Day, Zero Waste Workshops and Webinars, countywide cleanups, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned to support the ILACSD team 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable transportation; ability and willingness to travel
  • Flexible daily start and end times, dependent on scheduled presentations
  • Ability to work weekends and/or evenings
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Ability to pass a background check prior to employment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Environmental and/or youth education background; administrative and/or program coordination experience
  • Knowledge of stormwater pollution prevention, waste diversion, and zero waste lifestyles
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences, including strong writing and public speaking skills
  • Commitment to working in a team environment and ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational, recordkeeping, and time management skills; strong attention to detail
  • Ability to proactively engage multiple, simultaneous projects and requirements/goals
  • Forward thinker with capability to effectively stream-line processes
  • Flexibility; ability to assess and adjust priorities with changing requirements
  • Teaching/youth education experience; full range of K-12 students preferred
  • Ability to educate, inspire, and empower groups of all sizes, ages, and demographics in a wide variety of settings
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to live a zero waste lifestyle

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • $17 per hour
  • Mileage reimbursement ($0.58 or current CA reimbursement rate)
  • Paid time off (PTO) plan
  • Half day of paid time off on employee’s birthday
  • Employer-sponsored health (HMO) and dental plans (PPO)
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Hybrid in-office/remote work schedule dependent on position pending public health developments
  • 403b program with match opportunity after 90 days

I Love A Clean San Diego is a values-driven organization. It is essential all team members exhibit ILACSD’s following core values and office culture:

Core Values

  • Live the mission
  • Inspire environmental change
  • Value partnerships
  • Exhibit positive attitude

Office Culture:

  • Communicate openly to ensure collaboration
  • Understanding and supportive of each other and the team
  • Respect others and value their opinions
  • Encourage learning and growth

TO APPLY: Please send resume, cover letter, two to three professional references, and start date availability to Ryan Mayeda, Director of Education, at rmayeda@cleansd.org with “Last Name, Youth Education Coordinator” in the subject line.

I Love A Clean San Diego provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.