TWP is excited to announce two new staff members to our passionate team: Eunice Quintanilla, our new Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, and Charlotte Pitt, our new Restoration Coordinator!
Eunice comes from a strong background in facilitating partnerships in the Bay Area, specifically in the Bayview-Hunters Point community through environmental education programming to more recreational outdoor events. Additionally, Eunice has been part of a large restoration project in Southeast San Francisco at Heron’s Head eroding shoreline and was a key contributor to introducing an endangered native plant back into the park.
Charlotte, who is seeking a career in restoration, has a strong history in the field of restoration in the Bay Area. She has interned at the Cache Creek Conservancy, Putah Creek Council, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden among others. She graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry. We are looking forward to Eunice and Charlotte growing as staff with TWP!
In other big news: We are hiring for 3 positions on our Environmental Education team! Learn more and apply here.
Environmental Educator and Training Specialist (Deadline: August 1)
The Environmental Educator and Training Specialist advances TWP’s mission by developing educational curriculum and training modules for all ages Kindergarten through adult. Under the direction of the Education Manager, this position advances watershed education through in-class lessons, outdoor field trips, community events, teacher trainings, and job skills training for youth and adults. As part of the Education Team, this position delivers environmental education programs to nearly 1,200 K-12 students each year using local parks and restoration sites as outdoor classrooms. The ideal candidate is experienced in outdoor and classroom education with K-12 students, curriculum development, and the creation of instructional manuals.
Lead Environmental Educator (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis starting August 9)
The Lead Environmental Educator inspires the next generation of watershed stewards by developing and delivering environmental education programs to nearly 1,500 K-12 students each year using local parks and restoration sites as outdoor classrooms. Under the direction of the Education Manager, this position advances watershed education through in-class lessons, outdoor field trips, community events, and teacher trainings. This position is the lead educator for all education programs, supported by the three other members of the education team. The ideal candidate is experienced in outdoor and classroom education with K-12 students, able to adapt educational experiences to students’ diverse backgrounds, and committed to instilling a connection to local nature and sense of environmental stewardship in Bay Area youth.
Education and Outreach Associate Climate Corps/AmeriCorps Fellow (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis; apply as soon as possible)
Upon supervision from the Programs Director, The Climate Corps/AmeriCorps Fellow (CC Fellow) is a major support role for the Community Planning Team as well as for the Education Team. The Watershed Project provides many service learning opportunities for students and community members in West Contra Costa County and beyond, many of which the CC Fellow will help implement with the guidance from our Program Director and our Community Programs Manager. Many of the service learning opportunities include large events, smaller more frequent workdays, as well as field trips with students from our partner schools. The CC Fellow will be passionate about community engagement, watershed awareness and environmental justice.
Click here to see the full job descriptions for these positions and learn how to apply to join our growing team! Please share with friends, family and networks!