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Community Disaster Recovery Coordinator, Trees Forever

Lake States
Posted 1 week ago

Employer: Trees Forever

Location: Marion, Iowa

Application deadline: November 12, 2020 (but still posted online as of November 16, 2020)

Full position description and application instructions


Major Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, connect, and facilitate discussions and steps to take action for storm recovery:
    • Coordinate community forestry recovery efforts within a 27 county storm-impacted area.
    • Extend the capacity of and work in consultation with DNR District Foresters and Trees Forever Field Coordinators to meet the needs of storm-impacted communities.
    • In partnership with Trees Forever, solicit and track donations for community forest recovery efforts.
    • And more…
  • Assess storm impacts and make appropriate recommendations:
    • Assist cities with urban forestry related activities such as city public/private tree inventories and canopy cover assessments.
    • Assist communities by conducting tree risk assessments for the benefit of public safety.
    • And more…
  • Engage, motivate, and coordinate volunteers, community groups, and city staff.
    • Conduct conservation education programs and plantings such as Trees for Kids and have working knowledge of opportunities from Trees Forever and other partners.
    • Develop and train a network of volunteers to assist communities with planning and recovery.
    • And more…

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