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344A

Filled: 
Open
Type: 
Off-Campus (workstudy)
Job Title: 
Office & Project Assistant -Work Studny Only #344A
Employer/Name of Business: 
Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
Address: 
413 N Main Street
City: 
Ellensburg
State: 
WA
Zip: 
98926
Hourly Pay Rate: 
$12.74 per hour
Hours Per Week: 
10-19
Term: 
Fall Winter Spring
Number of Students Needed: 
1
Job Description: 
Mid-Columbia Fisheries (MCF) seeks to fill up to two Office / Project Assistant – Work Study position to work out of our Ellensburg office. We are seeking a hard-working, dedicated Central Washington University Student (who qualifies for work study) interested in working on habitat restoration projects, education & outreach, and office tasks. The assistant may at times work independently or with staff, landowners, agency partners, volunteers, youth, and interns. Work will occur throughout the Yakima Basin under the supervision of the Program Director. The position will require a minimum of 25 week commitment from October to April, working an average 10-19 hours per week. To Apply: A complete application should include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references. Please email one electronic copy of your application to becca@midcolumbiafisheries.org AND mail two hard copies of your application to 413 N. Main Street Suite N, Ellensburg WA 98926. Applicants are encouraged to email to confirm that we have received your application materials and with any questions. Application Closes: The position is open until filled and will begin immediately upon hiring. We will begin reviewing applications on October 11th, 2018. Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group is a non-profit, community based group dedicated to restoring self-sustaining populations of salmon and steelhead. Mid-Columbia Fisheries works with landowners and community partners to protect and restore fish habitat. The Mid-Columbia region includes the Yakima Basin, the Klickitat, White Salmon, and Wind Rivers, and numerous smaller tributaries in Skamania, Klickitat, Benton, Yakima, Kittitas and Franklin Counties. It is the policy and intent of the MCF to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political ideology, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sex, or age. MCF intends to act nondiscriminatory in all acts related to recruiting, hiring or promotion of staff. For more information about us please visit our website at www.midcolumbiafisheries.org.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
Primary Responsibilities Include: • Updating the Mid-Columbia Fisheries’ website and media post. • Secretarial tasks including ordering supplies, organizing, data entry, etc. • Assisting with organizing stream clean-ups and other events. • Assisting with community outreach events, educational events, field trips, and “salmon in the classroom” program. • May assist staff with leading volunteer work parties. • May assist with report writing and creating outreach materials. • And other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Sills Needed: 
Skills and Qualifications: • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. • Must successfully pass a criminal background check and be able to work with school aged children. • Have an interest in working with the public and school children. • Must have basic computer skills, including word and excel. • Be a motivated, self-directed, and hard-working. • Willing to work flexible hours and willing to work some weekends. • Willing to work outside in inclement weather conditions. • Should have an interest in and enthusiasm for environmental conservation. • Must be eligible for Financial Aid Work Study
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?: 
Educational Benefits: The student will gain experience working for a local non-profit focusing on educational outreach and habitat restoration. As well as networking opportunities with experts in environmental science, policy, and education.
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