• Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    4-H Program Assistant

    Showcase your skills with the administrative logistics and customer support of the 4-H Youth Development Program and assist with the delivery of Extension Education programs, specifically 4-H programming with the UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability department.

     

    Here is the link to the full job posting:  https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SCGOV/job/Twin-Lakes-Park/XMLNAME-4-H-Program-Assistant_R12889


  • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sustainability Outreach Coordinator

    Educate members of the community and employees in order to encourage behavior change, promote savings and achieve sustainability goals. Support sustainability policies and programs through education and engagement. Serve as a resource for county and community partners on areas of subject matter expertise.

     

    Here is a link to the full job posting: https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SCGOV/job/Twin-Lakes-Park/Sustainability-Outreach-Coordinator_R13279


  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 2:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Webinars & Events

    Grants.gov Training Webinar 
    Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 2:00-3:00 pm EST  Register here

    1. EQUITY Webinar: What Gets Measured Gets Done: Exploring ATE Evaluators’ and Principal Investigators’ Attention to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    May 19 // 1-2pm ET
    Increasingly, evaluators and principal investigators (PIs) are anchoring their work in equity-focused, culturally responsive, and social justice ideals. But we in the evaluation field have not yet established an empirical understanding of how evaluators and PIs define and measure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In this webinar, EvaluATE will report an examination of how evaluators and PIs funded by NSF’s ATE program define and measure DEI within their projects. In line with the findings, practical guidance (tools and strategies) and discussion on how to attend to culture and DEI in ATE evaluations and projects will be offered. Learn more.

    2. Webinar: In the Kitchen at Han Oak: A Virtual Visit with Chef Peter Cho and Family
    May 20 // 4:00pm
    Korean heritage is at the heart of Han Oak, one of Portland, Oregon’s most celebrated restaurants. Peter Cho, a 2019 and 2020 James Beard Finalist, and his wife, Sun Young Park, intentionally designed Han Oak as an expression of family, opening the restaurant in their home with a menu that centers traditional Korean fare Peter learned from his mother. Join Peter and Sun for a tour of Han Oak while they share their unique perspectives on prioritizing family well-being through food and cultural traditions. Learn more.

    3. Webinar: Seed-Saving: Preserving Culture and Building Resilience
    May 21 // 1-2:30pm ET
    Seed savers Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm and Second Generation Seeds in Yolo County, California and Jessika Greendeer of Dream of Wild Health in Twin Cities, Minnesota will talk about the “why” behind their seed-saving practices. Together with host Tiffani Patton, Jessika and Kristyn will explore the role of seed-saving in preserving and connecting to culture and why we need seed diversity to withstand the climate crisis. Learn more.

    4. Webinar: Guiding Resilience - A Legal Workshop for Farm Service Providers
    June 3, 10, 17, 24, & July 1 // 2-4:00pm ET
    Guiding Resilience is a legal workshop designed just for extension agents, nonprofit professionals, lenders, advocates, business advisors, and other agricultural service providers. This workshop empowers you to guide farmers and ranchers towards resolutions for their legal vulnerabilities. You will walk away from this five-session, highly interactive, and in-depth workshop ready to help farmers move forward from legal questions with confidence. Plus, you’ll have a new network of agriculture professionals to connect with on legal and other important topics. Learn more.

    5. Webinar: Green Schools Conference
    June 28-29
    Annually, this conference brings together nearly 1,000 attendees who are critical to advancing green schools for all children—those who lead, design, build, and teach in schools around the world. The conference will address topics such as design for sustainability education and social equity, healthy schools and COVID-19 response, empowering student leadership, achieving climate commitments, and much more. Learn more and register here.

     

    6. Hybrid Event: National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference (Des Moines, Iowa)
    June 28-July 1
    The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization is proud to present this annual conference providing dynamic professional development to teachers and education professionals who use agriculture as a lens for authentic learning experiences. There is an in-person option for attendees who are able to travel to Des Moines, IA and a virtual option with a selection of sessions for attendees to live stream over the course of the 3-day conference. Learn more and register.

     


  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 2:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Grants & Funding

    1. One Planet. One Health Initiative
    Deadline: June 6
    This competitive program will select and fund up to five transdisciplinary teams in 2021 to design, implement and evaluate actionable community-based projects on sustainable food systems that contribute to the nutritional health of populations. Each selected team will receive a $30,000 One Planet. One Health Initiative Innovation Award to implement its project and amplify its message to a broader audience over a two-year period. Teams may use this grant mechanism to supplement current funding from other sources, but new project aims must be developed for the One Planet. One Health Initiative funding. Learn more.

    2. COVID-19 Prevention & Mitigation Among Refugee, Immigrant, & Migrant Communities
    Deadline: June 11
    The National Association of County Health Officials (NACCHO) is offering this funding opportunity for local health departments and community-based organizations (CBOs) to partner to rapidly to scale up innovative COVID-19 education, testing, contact tracing, vaccination, and other prevention and mitigation strategies with refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) communities. With support from CDC, NACCHO will provide funding and technical assistance to LHDs and their RIM community partners to implement at least one primary prevention strategy (for up to $175,000) with the option of implementing a secondary primary or secondary prevention activity (for up to $250,000). Learn more and register here.

    3. National Black Farmers Association's 2021-2022 Next Generation Black and Hispanic Farmers (NGBHF) Scholarship Program
    Deadline: June 15
    NGBHF Scholarship Program will award up to 25 scholarships to Black and Hispanic graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll or are enrolled in an agriculture program of study at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a commitment to engage in the family farm operation post college graduation. Learn more.

    4. RWJF's Healthy Equity Scholars for Action
    Deadline: June 16
    Diversifying who does research makes evidence stronger and helps us put that evidence into action. Yet racism and discrimination often stand in the way of the career path for many people. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's new program provides support to help you thrive professionally and personally, and contribute to evidence that can help build a Culture of Health. Grants, up to $250,000 each, are available for research projects about health, well-being, and equity; the award includes mentorship and coaching as well as a community of support to help build your network and develop career opportunities. Learn more.

    5. Funding Resource: A Historic Year for FMPP and LFPP
    Farmers Market Coalition Staff put together an overview of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) Requests for Application (RFA), including a breakdown of funding sources and match during this unique year, project types and maximum awards, how to become a reviewer, and key areas for applicants to focus on. If you've thought about applying before, or applied and not been funded in the past, this could be a fantastic year to access this historic funding opportunity. This year the timeframe for applying has been shortened to 45 days with applications being accepted now through June 21, 2021. This year an unprecedented amount is available for funding, and AMS has lowered the match requirement for much of the funds to 10%, making this a historically accessible opportunity. Read more.

    6. The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) 
    Deadline: June 21
    The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products by developing, coordinating, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, online sales or other direct producer-to-consumer (including direct producer-to-retail, direct producer-to-restaurant and direct producer-to-institutional marketing) market opportunities. A 10% or a 25% match is required. Learn more.

    7. Local Food Promotion Program
    Deadline: June 21
    The Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. Grants can be used for the planning stages of establishing or expanding a local and regional food business enterprise or to improve or expand a food business that supports locally and regionally produced agricultural products and food system infrastructure by performing feasibility studies, market research, training and technical assistance  for the business enterprise and/or for producers working with the business enterprise. A 10% or a 25% match is required. Learn more.

     

    8. USDA Invests $92.2 Million in Grants for Local, Regional Food Producers Affected by the Pandemic
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $92.2 million in competitive grant funding under the 2018 Farm Bill’s Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP). The LAMP grants announced today are funded through the Farmers Market program as part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative. USDA launched this initiative in March to address shortfalls and disparities in how assistance was distributed in previous COVID-19 assistance packages, with a specific focus on strengthening outreach to underserved producers and communities and small and medium agricultural operations. These grants support the development, coordination and expansion of direct producer-to-consumer marketing, local and regional food markets and enterprises and value-added agricultural products. Learn more.


  • Monday, May 17, 2021 12:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Are you a pro at designing online professional development workshops in Moodle or another learning management system?  If so, we might have a gig for you! 


    EENC is seeking a contractor to design a 6-hour, asynchronous virtual workshop that will enable educators who are unable to attend in-person workshops to gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to use the Don’t Waste It! materials with their K-12 students in a fun and engaging way. The contractor will be responsible for designing and building the online workshop, pilot testing it, and making revisions to the workshop design based on participants' feedback. 


    We are currently soliciting quotes for this paid contract.  We understand that your skills are valuable, so please submit a quote that fully reflects the amount of time you think this project will take, your previous experience and your expertise.


    Find all the details about the project, the desired deliverables, and the timeline in the Request-For-Quote here. 


    Proposals are due June 4.


  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    THIS WEEK'S OCEAN JOBS LIST (Cont'd)


    16. ASM Training and Education Specialist, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Dartmouth, MA

    17. Sea Biological Technician II, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Newport, RI

    18. Sea Biological Technician I, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Newport, RI

    19. Scientific Technician 2 – Permanent *04503-21, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Thurston County – Olympia, WA

    20. Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, New York, NY

    21. Manager, Partnerships and Education Resources, Ocean Wise, Vancouver, BC

    22. #109411 Exhibits Director, Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, La Jolla Ranch, CA

    23. Green Benefits Director, U.S. Climate Change, Rare, Arlington, VA

    24. Research Technician – Right Whale Conservation, New England Aquarium, Boston, MA

    25. Temporary Biologist – Sea Turtle, Rescue & Rehabilitation, New England Aquarium, Quincy, MA

    26. OPS- Biological Scientist II – 77901638, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comission, Fort Myers, FL

    27. Biological Administrator II A- SES – 77000438, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comission, Tallahassee, FL

    28. Ordinary Seaman, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA

    29. NOAA Fisheries Data Acquisition Plan Program Manager, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), TBD

    30. Aquatic Land Technician, Natural Resource Technician 3, Dept. of Natural Resources, Lewis County – Chehalis, WA



  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    THIS WEEK'S OCEAN JOBS LIST


    For the complete list and full descriptions find the ocean jobs page at https://sevenseasmedia.org/We add 20 to 30 new opportunities per week with 40k views per month!


    We work hard to provide this jobs list and newsletter to you every week for free. If you find your next job from this list, or a new employee, please consider a tax-deductible donation as a thank you.


    1. Communications Manager, Oceana, Inc., Newport, RI

    2. Lead Camp Instructor for ages 4-9, Marine Discovery Center, New Smyrna Beach, FL

    3. Support Scientist for NOAA’s Coral Reef Information System, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    4. Survey Officer, IUCN, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    5. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

    6. Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter Beach Cleanups Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation, San Diego, CA

    7. Senior Research Associate (Marine Microbiologist), Guam EPSCoR, Mangilao, Guam

    8. Engagement Director, National Audubon Society, Austin, TX

    9. Executive Director, American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), Washington, D.C.

    10. Lead Scientist, New Logic Marine Science Camp, Rumson, NJ

    11. Research Program Manager I – Puerto Rico Coral Reef Program – 992208, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), San Juan, Puerto Rico

    12. Senior Business Development Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME

    13. Quantitative Research Associate, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME

    14. Aquatic Resources Science Advisor, WMS2, Dept. of Natural Resources, Thurston County – Olympia, WA

    15. Protected Species Observer, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Atlantic Highlands, NJ


  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 4:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Internship & Volunteer Opportunities


    1. Marine Programme Intern, IUCN, Malaga, Spain

    2. Divemaster and Research Diver Internship, Indo Ocean Project, Nusa Penida, Indonesia

    3. Cyan Planet Volunteer Ambassador, Cyan Planet, United Kingdom

    4. Coral Reef Research Internship, RIMS - Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences, Roatan, Honduras

    5. Manta Research Volunteers, Mexican Caribbean Manta Ray Project, Quintana Roo, Mexico



  • Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We're hiring! Our 4-H Youth Development program, which works with hundreds of youth across Sarasota County helping them enrich their lives through an array of projects and activities, is seeking a program assistant.

    Showcase your skills with the administrative logistics and customer support of the 4-H program, and assist with the delivery of Extension education programs.

    Learn more and apply at: 


    https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SCGOV/job/Twin-Lakes-Park/XMLNAME-4-H-Program-Assistant_R12889


  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our new book of lesson plans is here!

    Guías Ingles

    Good morning. 2811 is happy to announce that the second edition of the Collaborative Guide to Teaching Climate Action is now available on our new website! This updated version includes detailed lesson plans from 70 teachers from across the United States, Europe, and Latin America who participated in the first two cohorts of the Climate Action Academy. 


    For All Grades & All Subjects:

    Whether you teach Art, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Math, or Natural Science, you can find inspiration to bring climate awareness and action to your classrooms!

     

    Download the book here
         

    Are you an educator and interested in joining the

    Climate Action Academy?
    Next Cohort Deadline: June 14th, 2021

    Check it out


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