Community Outreach Coordinator - The Nature Conservancy

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Deadline: November 26, 2017
Location: Markham, IL

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Community Outreach Coordinator will serve as an ambassador of the Conservancy and will build upon community engagement efforts to strengthen existing relationships and create new ones with key leaders, organizations and partners in Markham and the surrounding southland communities. This position will be under the joint direction of the Project Manager for Indian Boundary Prairies and the Director for Urban Stewardship and Engagement and will be based at the Conservancy’s Indian Boundary Prairies preserve office in Markham, Illinois. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
As part of our urban conservation team, the Community Outreach Coordinator will have an opportunity to learn about natural areas restoration work and connecting people to nature in the Chicago region.  This position will serve as a liaison to the local community and will build upon community engagement efforts at Indian Boundary Prairies to strengthen existing relationships and create new ones with key leaders, organizations and partners in Markham and in the surrounding southland communities. This includes leading the implementation of a community engagement plan through education and engagement activities in the prairies and in the southland region.