The Cahaba River Society is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, religion (creed), disability, or military status. We also will not discriminate in selection of volunteers and vendors or provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, contractors, vendors, and program partners.
The Cahaba River Society’s CLEAN program is seeking a motivated individual for a part-time, short term CLEAN Coordinator contract in the Black Belt counties of Bibb, Perry, and Dallas. The position is open until filled. This short-term, part-time project will help Cahaba River Society adapt our CLEAN environmental education program to the unique water resources, people, institutions and opportunities of the Black Belt. Our CLEAN program of hands-on, river-based environmental education was developed in 1996. CLEAN has served over 39,000 youth and teachers with hands-on STEAM education and service-learning stewardship projects
since then, mainly in the upper Cahaba watershed.
CLEAN strives to serve the full demographics of our “peopleshed” – the area of people whose lives are impacted by the River, including the
entire Birmingham metro area and counties of Jefferson, Shelby, Bibb, Perry and Dallas, with a focus on serving youth of color.
For the program to be effective in the lower watershed, we need to adapt the curriculum to the character of the Cahaba and of water and habitat issues there, find a range of sites suitable for in-water field trips, and connect with schools and youth-serving nonprofits to market the program, so that we can serve online learning needs now and we are ready to serve Black Belt youth with field programs when we are past the pandemic.