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Urban Nature Overnights Summer Program Coordinator (variable hour) – Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo (Metro), Portland, Oregon

Job - Education

Close Date: 02/18/2020

The Oregon Zoo's Urban Nature Overnights (UNO) program is an outdoor recreation and youth development program that provides an opportunity for youth (ages 8 to 11) from historically underrepresented groups to camp overnight at local parks, including Oxbow Regional Park, Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge, and Wildwood Recreation Area.

The UNO program has been around for 20 years, and we are looking for an UNO Program Summer Coordinator to bring passion, experience, and their own perspective and ideas to the program. We hope you'll consider joining our collaborative team to create a great program for young people this summer! The UNO Summer Program Coordinator leads the work of teen counselors as they lead activities during outreach events and overnights.

This is part-time, variable-hour position expected to work 20 hours per week from April through mid-June; 30 to 40 hours per week from mid-June through August; and 5 to 10 hours per week through mid-September. Variable-hour staff cannot work more than 1,040 hours in a 12-month period.

The UNO Summer Program Coordinator is expected to stay overnight during all overnights and will typically work a Monday through Friday schedule during the summer, and weekends in the spring. Overtime pay will be applied to any shifts over eight hours (including all overnight shifts).

At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• A minimum of two years of experience conducting public presentations for general audiences; AND
• A bachelor's degree in education, environmental education, youth development or a related field; OR
• Any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
• A valid driver's license with at least two years of driving history and a clean driving record is required

Salary: $26.42 hourly

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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