2016-17 AmeriCorps Members
Community Outreach Specialist
City of Gresham, Solid Waste
Encourage recycling with property managers and multifamily communities by providing direct education via door-to-door outreach and tabling events. Support schools to become Oregon Green Schools.
Waste Reduction Outreach Specialist
Washington County Solid Waste + Recycling
Implement a waste prevention project for multifamily communities. Offer technical assistance to managers that include educational materials, presentations, outreach and tabling.
Learning Garden Educator
Portland Community College, Rock Creek
Lead educational activities such as tours and garden workshops, for community garden users, students, and the broader community on the topics of growing food, healthy eating, and personal health.
Tree Equity Coordinator
City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services
Plan and develop urban forest and sustainable stormwater capacity in low-canopy, low-income communities and communities of color in Portland.
Home Gardens Coordinator
Enhance the support of Home Gardeners in single family homes and in subsidized apartment complexes: recruitment of families, installation of garden beds and coordinating educational workshops.
Community Engagement Coordinator
The Nature Conservancy
Engage and activate more Oregonians in conservation work: help design, build and implement urban engagement programs, including restoration and outreach programs targeted to an urban audience.
Community Development Coordinator
Trash For Peace
Educate community members with limited English proficiency, about sustainability and the natural world through practical, hands-on, innovative activities and techniques.
Community Outreach Coordinator
National Wildlife Federation + Association of Northwest Steelheaders
Promote environmental justice by engaging communities, schools, and partners in opportunities that help develop stewardship, increase access to outdoors and restores/protects wildlife habitat.
Waste Reduction Specialist
Clackamas County, Resource Conservation
Provide recycling/ waste reduction education in multifamily communities, through relationship building, food waste prevention education and developing inclusive resources to underserved communities.
Environmental Projects Coordinator
Portland Public Schools
Energize students to save resources through behavior change, underscore a conservation ethic in schools, reduce the environmental footprint of the district, and educate about environmental justice.
Garden Outreach Coordinator
Oregon Food Bank
Support the Oregon Food Bank's Spanish-language garden education program Siembra la Cena by developing Spanish-speaking garden educators, coordinating classes and enhancing culturally-specific partnerships.
Outreach + Riparian Specialist
Johnson Creek Watershed Council
Plan and implement restoration projects, community science programs, volunteer events, and environmental education for watershed residents from underserved communities.
Garden Education Outreach Specialist
Oregon Food Bank
Provide garden education to low-income adults through bilingual Seed to Supper program. Coordinate garden education volunteers and engage with community through tabling events and hands-on activities.
Interact with employer organizations, municipalities, community partners, and the public to help promote the use of electric vehicle and EV charging infrastructure.
School Garden Coordinator
Trillium Charter School
Develop and execute curricula to integrate rooftop garden. Recruit, train, and supervise student interns and volunteers to promote the garden, healthy eating programs, and sustainable agriculture.
Community Science Coordinator
Clean Water Services
Coordinate volunteer based wildlife monitoring, educate community members about watershed health, and engage them in stewardship of stream and wetland restoration projects.
Learning Garden Coordinator
Portland Community College, Sylvania
Establish systems that supply fresh produce to low-income students experiencing food insecurity and provide education in the Learning Garden on organic food production, planting and sustainability.
Clackamas County, Transportation
Provide education and conduct outreach about the health, safety and environmental benefits of youth walking and bicycling to school throughout the diverse communities in the North Clackamas School District.
Water Resources Technician
Clean Water Services
Engage low-income and ethnically diverse youth and community members in restoration activities such as: plant propagation, site evaluation and preparation, planting, and stewardship activities.
Tree Plan Coordinator
Portland Parks and Recreation
Plan tree care and education events to reach additional communities in racially and economically diverse neighborhoods in Portland: tree pruning, planting, inventory, assessment and identification.