Keep Pensacola Beautiful (KPB) is a small, environmental nonprofit organization that dates back to 1979. The organization is committed to promoting community and environmental stewardship throughout Escambia County and has three primary focus areas: litter prevention and awareness, recycling education, and community beautification. The Environmental Programs Coordinator will focus on developing and implementing three programs in Escambia County communities. The role is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) position, and the employee will report directly to the Executive Director.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversee the installation of Harmony Park equipment in Englewood Park and perform data collection on the littering behavior of park goers.
- Assist with the restructuring of the annual event called the Great American Cleanup as well as building a new program called Paint Your Heart Out.
- Work closely with community partners to build a new event called the Trash Art Show.
- Recruiting and organizing volunteers to conduct community projects.
- Keeping records of and reporting all data associated with projects.
Required Abilities, Characteristics, Knowledge, and Skills
- An interest and passion for environmental education and promoting environmental stewardship in Pensacola and Escambia County.
- Able to work effectively with youth and adults in a teaching and training capacity.
- Ability to interact effectively with staff, donors, volunteers, organizational partners, program participants, and the public.
- Highly organized and with attention to detail.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Able to think critically and problem solve independently when issues arise.
- Committed to learning new skills, engaging in professional development, and staying up-to-date on developments in environmental and local sustainability issues.
- Able to prioritize and manage multiple duties and tasks simultaneously.
- Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word.
- Possess valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.
- Must be able to work in an office environment with potential long hours in front of a computer, while still being able to stand and work at community events.
Education and Experience
- High School graduate to college graduate will be considered
Additional Preferences (not required but a definite plus)
- Previous customer service experience
- Familiarity writing grants and completing grant reports
- Experience recruiting and managing large groups of volunteers
- Past involvement with special event planning
- Familiarity with the local nonprofit sector and community resources
Schedule and Compensation
- Full-time (min 37.5 hours/week) with periodic evening or weekend work.
- $12,000.00 per year living allowance per the AmeriCorps VISTA program agreement.
- This is a temporary position that will last approximately 1 year.
Job Type: Full-time
- Driver's License (Required)