Friends of the Verde River works collaboratively to restore habitat, sustain flows and promote community stewardship to support a healthy Verde River system.

Friends has an expansive range of programs which include habitat improvement, channel restoration, flow restoration, and sustainable river recreation while continuing to engage the community through outreach and volunteer programs.

One for the goals of Friends of the Verde River is to have an economic impact on our community. We do this by using local vendors and employing local people.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Please consider joining us at a volunteer event. Click here to learn about volunteering with Friends.

One for the goals of Friends of the Verde River is to have an economic impact on our community. We do this by using local vendors and employing local people.

Community Outreach, AmeriCorps Vista:

The Community Outreach Vista position is a key member of the Promoting Community Stewardship team at Friends of the Verde River. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Strong leadership and organizational skills are required.

Duties include:  The Community Outreach VISTA position will continue efforts in public education and community outreach around the economic, environmental and social importance of the Verde River:
•Develop materials to educate and inform the general public and visitors about the economic and ecological importance of the Verde River.
•Conduct community outreach to engage the general public, visitors and the environmental community, expanding the understanding of our work.
•Create and manage social media campaigns and general communication activities to expand the reach and engagement around issues related to a healthy Verde River.
• Write stories and articles to expand local and regional support and to expand the reach and understanding of Friends programs. •Engage the diverse community from students to senior citizens to become more engaged in our programs through volunteer activities.
•Participate in special event planning and implementation.
•Manage the volunteer program.

**Degree in Marketing or Environmental Sciences with Marketing/Social Media Experience Preferred**

Click here for more information on the AmeriCorps Vista program.

Click here for the full position description, qualifications and application process.

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