Skills and Qualifications: This position requires the ability to work both independently and in a team setting. Excellent organizational and communication skills, the ability to work under deadline pressure and the ability to handle multiple tasks are vital to success in this position. Knowledge of MS Office software packages and general computer skills are required with experience in database management preferred. The ability to recruit and work with volunteers is essential. Understanding of environmental issues and concern for improving the environment is necessary. An interest in providing educational activities using the arts as a tool. Ability to speak in public settings is required. A Bachelor's degree or working toward a degree of equivalent experience is recommended (an environmental sciences or arts background is desirable). AmeriCorps members must possess the ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (heat, cold, insects, etc.), be able to carry 40 pounds and to hike extended distances over rough terrain if needed. Must have own transportation and valid driver’s license. Usual hours of service will be M-F during regular office hours of 8:00-5:00pm. The ability to serve flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is needed. Hours may fluctuate, increase or decrease, in consideration of seasonal changes such as inclement weather or other extended activities such as summer camps.