Lewis Creek Association is Hiring a Part-Time Program Coordinator

Title: Program Coordinator

Hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Salary: $20,000

Application due: September 21st (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)

Start date: October 29th (negotiable)

Job description may change based on applicant strengths.

Lewis Creek Association is a non-profit conservation organization that does sustainability and conservation work in the middle Lake Champlain Valley. LCA works primarily within the watershed boundaries of the LaPlatte River, Thorp Brook, Kimball Brook, Holmes Brook, McCabe's Brook, and Lewis Creek to service the watershed towns of Charlotte, Ferrisburgh, Hinesburg, Monkton, Shelburne and Starksboro. We work with towns, governments and citizens to conserve Vermont's important landscapes and natural resources. We rely on active citizens and volunteers to collect data, make informed decisions, and implement positive change.

The mission of Lewis Creek Association is to protect, maintain and restore ecological health while promoting social values that support sustainable community development in the Lewis Creek and LaPlatte watershed regions and Vermont.

LCA is seeking an independent and energetic person to run all day-to-day operations, including grant seeking and grant management, fundraising, water quality stewardship program management, program oversite, social media, and the annual appeal. The Program Coordinator will work with the Board to make decisions and identify new projects. The candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be an excellent time manager, creative, organized, adaptive, and be knowledgeable and passionate about the protection of our local natural resources. Tasks include:

  • Initiate and carry-out annual appeal
  • Organize and lead monthly board meetings, the annual party (annual meeting), and several fundraising and educational events each year
  • Help motivate/guide the board on fundraising
  • Identify new projects that work towards LCA’s mission, and seek funding and resources to carry them out
  • Maintain LCA website and social media
  • Report to watershed Towns at least once a year
  • Manage programs, which currently are:
    • Ahead of the Storm, a stormwater infrastructure implementation/education program
    • South Chittenden River Watch, a volunteer water quality monitoring group within LCA, including data collection and reporting
    • Invasive species management in Charlotte and Shelburne, including coordinating volunteers and reporting

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lewis Creek Association at lewiscreekorg@gmail.com