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The Community Engagement Manager implements SYRCL’s River People program’s goals of community engagement, volunteerism, outreach, and information exchange. The CEM is the primary point-person for volunteer recruitment, retention, recognition, and management for SYRCL programs and events that rely on volunteer participation. The Community Engagement Manager (CEM) reports to the Communications & Engagement Director.  The CEM is expected to exercise judgement and provide management for a range of activities and programs promoting community engagement. These include direct outreach, recruitment, and management of SYRCL’s volunteers, production of annual events (River Cleanup, State of the Yuba, and Quiz Night), and supporting other events such as the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.

The CEM is responsible for:

  • Engaging volunteers to participate in many of SYRCL’s work, including SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival.
  • Ensuring that SYRCL engages in regular communication with the community in conjunction with the Education and Outreach Coordinator.
  • Organizing the annual River Cleanup, State of the Yuba, and Quiz Night.
  • Managing event and volunteer budgets in coordination with the Communications & Engagement Director.

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An hourly rate of $28-$30 per hour depending on experience. Starting paid vacation of 14 days per year earned on an accrual basis, 10 paid holidays, 5 paid sick days, 100% employer paid health/dental/vision insurance, and 2% 401(k) retirement match (fully vested after 3 years).

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Minimum Hourly Wage: 28.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 30.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: No