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Climate Adaptation Fellow - AmeriCorps

8/23/2019 7:00 PM City of Hayward
Job Fellowship City of Hayward Monthly Stipend $2115 End of Program Award $10000

Location

The Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency (HASPA) is recruiting for a Climate Adaptation Fellow to assist with the development of the Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan. HASPA is a joint powers authority comprised of the City of Hayward, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD), and East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD). HASPA’s mission is to coordinate agency planning activities and implement policies and projects for the improvement of the Hayward Regional Shoreline for future generations.

The Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan is a complex long-range planning project that will establish both short-term and long-term adaptation strategies to protect vulnerable assets along the Hayward Regional Shoreline. The Fellow will assist HASPA in all aspects of managing and completing the Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan, which include the following responsibilities:
• Organize and conduct community outreach through community meetings, individual stakeholder meetings, web surveys, and social media;
• Research and analyze past vulnerability assessments and write technical reports and supporting documents;
• Assist with the development of the goals and objectives of the Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan;
• Write sections of the Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan;
• Review drafts of the Hayward Regional Shoreline Master Plan and provide feedback to consultants;
• Assist with facilitating the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process for the project;
• Assist with project management tasks related to developing and managing project timelines, scope of work, and budget;
• Assist with preparing for and facilitating HASPA Technical Advisory Committee meetings.

The Fellow should be passionate about sustainability and the environment, possess strong analysis and writing abilities, and have good organization skills that allow for the management of a complex and challenging project. Other skills should include:
• Knowledge: Intermediate understanding of climate change is desired but not required
• Energetic: Takes initiative and enjoys engaging with co-workers and the public
• Creative: Skilled in designing flyers, brochures, and other educational materials
• Website: Some experience updating websites
• Social media: Strong in Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms
• Quantitative: Comfortable using Excel to perform basic-level calculations and analysis
• Language: Ability to speak Spanish would be helpful, but is not required
• Valid California Driver’s License would be helpful, but is not required