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- Creative Reuse Center
Part time | Humboldt
Hours: 24 hrs per week
Wage: $13.00 hourly, non exempt
$25 Monthly Craft Allowance
Reports to: Director
SCRAP is a 501(c)(3) non profit with a mission to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community. To fulfill our mission, SCRAP operates a donation-based creative reuse store and education programming.
SCRAP is searching for an energetic and creative individual to fill the role of Education Specialist. We expect our education specialist candidates to have:
A strong candidate will also have:
SCRAP boasts a world-class creative reuse education program for students Pre-K through 12th grade. By combining environmental education, art and sustainable activities, students have a fully engaging and informative experience. Students, teachers and parents learn about saving reusable items that would otherwise wind up in the trash or recycling bin. This position is responsible for scheduling, promoting, and delivering SCRAP’s K-12 Education Programs, including field trips, teaching reuse in classrooms and kids’ camps. This position also provides an exciting opportunity to advance the program and expand our reach within the community. Hours are weekdays during school hours with flexibility for special events. An increase in hours to 40 hours/week during seasonal camp sessions. This position has potential for advancement within our budding nonprofit role based on interest, drive and skill set.
Duties include but are not limited to:
The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Expectations of all SCRAP Staff:
Work as part of a team with other staff, volunteers, and programs to fulfill SCRAP’s mission; communicate effectively and focus on good stakeholder relations; greet stakeholders professionally, warmly and helpfully; stay current with the environmental services community and sources of information and referrals for callers and customers; stay current with developments in reuse and recycling, including legislation and availability of recyclable materials markets; when necessary, say “no” tactfully and suggest other community resources to meet appropriate need; and is an ambassador for SCRAP in the community.
If you are interested in joining the creative, growing, and fun SCRAP team, please fill out our online application, found at SCRAPHumboldt.org with a cover letter, resume and 3 references, which must include a former manager or supervisor. SCRAP does not discriminate in opportunities or practices because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. SCRAP is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color.
We count on your generosity as an individual, foundation, corporate sponsor, or partner.
You feel the creative, environmental, and educational love from SCRAP. You return the love by adding to our resources so we can share with others. It becomes a circle of love that keeps giving – to you, to us, and to the entire community.
SCRAP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID 93-1270807. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.