Tuesday, March 13, 2018

WREN is hiring!

Program Coordinator with WREN
WREN seeks a motivated and skilled individual, with a strong background and experience in environmental education, to serve as our program coordinator. WREN's mission is to engage learners and increase their appreciation for wetlands and other natural communities, share our community's commitment to sustainability, as we serve as part of Eugene Rivers to Ridges partnerships. They will direct a variety of environmental education programming to reach youth, adults, and families. The program’s focus on preserving and increasing wetland habitats, with their diversity of plants and animals, and how wetlands provide a variety of ecosystems services as part of the complex of projects in the West Eugene Wetlands.
Position: average annual FTE is 0.75 (.5 to 1.0 seasonally), non-exempt Reports to: WREN Board's Staff Liaison
Location: WREN's West Eugene Wetlands office and local travel Purpose: The WREN Program Coordinator is to:
  • Help fulfill WREN's environmental education mission of teaching classes and workshops, leading educational field trips for youth and adults, and providing educational outreach activities;
  • Schedule, promote and coordinate WREN’s programs;
  • Provide a variety of office and logistical support for programs including preparing
    materials, coordinating with partners, and keeping records;
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate the volunteers that perform WREN’s educational and
    community outreach activities and events including supervision of program interns; and
  • Serve as the primary office contact.
    Position begins April 1st or until filled. We will accept applications (cover letter related to the applicant's goals and their connections to WREN, and a current resume) until the position is filled. Please send materials to Ryan Collay at employment@wewetlands.org

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Volunteer with WREN!

We will be offering two new volunteer trainings! We will introduce you to WREN's programs, the volunteer opportunities available, and train you in our field trip content. Light refreshments will be served. We will also be offering a refresher for those who have volunteered with WREN in the past.

New Volunteer Trainings:
Saturday, March 10th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Return Volunteer Training:
Saturday, March 17th from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

All volunteer training will be held at the West Eugene Wetlands Partnership Office (WREN Headquarters) at 751 S Danebo Ave., Eugene, OR 97402. Please contact Dave for more information or to RSVP at info@wewetlands.org or 541-338-7047.