Friends of Cabin John Creek is a volunteer citizen group dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and stewardship of the Cabin John Creek watershed in Montgomery County, MD. Cabin John Creek flows through the communities of Rockville, Bethesda, Potomac, and Cabin John, drains into the Potomac River, and ultimately feeds the Chesapeake Bay.
We have developed new programs to inform and work with local communities and homeowners to identify stormwater issues and potential solutions. Find out more about what you can do at home and by the creek.
Job Announcement: Watershed Educator
FoCJC is seeking a Part-Time Environmental Educator, with expertise in Watershed Stewardship, Water Resource Management and/or Natural Resource Conservation. Experience with developing and writing Grant Proposals for Watershed Community Outreach is a plus. This is a fixed-term contract position (no health care or other benefits), with the potential for additional follow-on work, depending on funding. Interview and work will be conducted via web meetings.
Activities may include:
Watershed Workshop for Local Scout Troops
Development of Watershed Modules for School Environment Course Curricula
RainScapes Stormwater Management Opportunity Workshops
Community/HOA Informational Programs
Creekside Stewardship Activities
Experience in community-based environmental stewardship/watershed management outreach and education
Experience with "virtual" outreach, such as webinars
Experience with proposal writing, program design, and project management
Initiative and ability to plan and deliver project work without close oversight
Clear, precise, and compelling writing ability
Capacity for critical and creative thinking
Attention to detail and strong organization skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
HOW TO APPLY
Please email a short letter of interest, with your availability and hourly rate, and your CV to email@example.com, with the subject line “Environmental Educator.” Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, until position is filled.
We have continued our stream monitoring during the pandemic by following the Audubon Naturalist Society's Covid-19 protocols. Our latest outing, October 18 in Cabin John Local Park, generated mixed results. Learn More
Friends of Cabin John Creek has received a grant to install 10 rain planters on properties in the Cabin John Creek Watershed by April 2020. These planters are new to Montgomery County stormwater management programs, but have been used successfully in other parts of the country.
Want to request a planter or find out more? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Offer good while supplies last!
We submitted comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed highway widening project. The Cabin John Creek watershed will be impacted the most by this highway project.
FoCJC is now partnering with the Bannockburn Community Clubhouse (BCC) in a new Stormwater Solutions Program. As part of the launch of this program, we invite all Bannockburn community residents to Take a 5-Minute Survey to help us find out more about community needs. read more>>
How To ...
Friends of Cabin John Creek is always looking for talented go-getters who love working for a good cause, sharing their knowledge and experience, and learning new skills. Volunteering with FoCJC -- whether as an intern, event supporter, program organizer, or board member -- allows you to learn more about the challenges and threats facing our watershed and make a difference for the environment. There are opportunities for people with all backgrounds and availability.
Contact us to find out more!