Birmingham, AL – Black Warrior Riverkeeper is hiring an AmeriCorps Member through the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services to build capacity in our Volunteer Program. This program directly supports our mission to protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries.
The Volunteer Program at Black Warrior Riverkeeper seeks potential volunteers and cultivates them to become local environmental stewards by organizing and providing activities that will enhance our local environment and community. The AmeriCorps Member we are hiring for this program will recruit new volunteers, reignite existing volunteers, and organize strategic and effective intervention activities that cultivate a sense of responsibility while building skills for environmental stewardship. Members will organize and host several community cleanups, recycling projects, and other activities for volunteers. Members will streamline volunteer sign-up and communication processes. Members will also coordinate and collaborate with local community groups and non-profit organizations to increase overall participation in environmental stewardship activities and making a substantial difference in the 17-county Black Warrior River watershed.