Mobile Baykeeper is hiring AmeriCorps Members through the Governor's Office of Volunteer Services to build capacity in the Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP). This program directly support Mobile Baykeeper’s mission by teaching broad audiences (from young adults to senior citizens) about the importance of clean water, clean air, and healthy communities for the Mobile Bay Watershed and our coastal communities.
The main focus of this position is to implement the Strategic Watershed Awareness and Monitoring Program (SWAMP). This is a public awareness and education campaign and citizen-based environmental monitoring program. Members will educate and train citizens to monitor specific waterways so that they are equipped to solve water quality issues in their local watershed.
Core activities of the program include: enhancing and tailoring presentation materials, recruiting new community groups and schools to receive the educational program, delivering educational presentations, hosting water quality trainings, and conducting water quality monitor trips and cleanup activities.