The Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited (PATU) is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps service member to serve as its Communications and Outreach Coordinator to recruit, retain, and reactivate volunteers across Pennsylvania. This person will provide outreach to PATU’s 49 chapters, current and potential partners, and the public, acting as a liaison to the board of directors. The Coordinator will work with PATU’s board, committees, chapters, and Program Director to plan and promote Trout Unlimited programs, projects, and events statewide. They will assist volunteers with finding the resources, funding, and partners needed to implement watershed stewardship and angling programs such as Trout in the Classroom, STREAM Girls, family fishing programs, and Women, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives.
They will develop weekly content for the PATU website and social media accounts and quarterly content for the PA Trout newsletter. They will also be expected to help maintain regular email communications between the PATU board and chapter members. They will report to the Program Director. Their office will be in State College or DuBois, Pennsylvania, but reimbursable travel across the state may be occasionally required. Hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with occasional evenings and weekends. This position is being offered for a one-year term with the possibility of extension to a second term. Must be a United States citizen age 17 or older to apply. Last day to apply is July 21, 2021.
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