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Job: SmartTrips Coordinator – PDOT

Posted by on March 6th, 2007 at 2:14 pm

Job Title – Americorps / Lewis Elementary SmartTrips Coordinator
Company/Organization – City of Portland Transportation Options

Job Description
Don’t pass up this opportunity to work with Portland Transportation on a position with the Northwest Service Academy Americorps program. You will work with a fantastic group of Americorps members at NWSA and Transportation staffers on a project with Lewis Elementary School. If you have questions about this job, email me. We will be conducting interviews on a very fast timeline so get your resume and application in as soon as you can. See the announcement below for all the details.

Through this AmeriCorps partnership, we will be adding a new component of the SmartTrips program as a pilot project to reach out to parents and faculty at a Safe Routes to School (SR2S) elementary school (Lewis) in southeast Portland. The AmeriCorps member will work to maximize participation by parents and children in SmartTrips Southeast activities with the overall goal of reducing drive alone trips and increase trips by walking, bicycling, transit, carpooling, and car sharing through: 1) Involving Lewis Elementary School students, parents, and faculty in the SmartTrips and Safe Routes to Schools programs through order-form follow-up, one-on-one contact, and small neighbor house meetings. 55%; 2) Coordinate volunteers and provide encouragement and education activities. 30%; 3) Outreach events. 15%. NWSA Center: Lower Columbia Center Type of position: Portland-Vancouver Individual Placement Service Dates: March 26, 2007 – September 11, 2007 Length of Term: 900 hours

How to Apply
Step 1 – Complete Your Application On-line: 1. The AmeriCorps national online application site is located at This is our preferred method. The program identification number is: Lower Columbia Center 95ADNOR0050001-4 . 2. Submit ONLY ONE application to NWSA regardless of the number of NWSA AmeriCorps positions you are applying to. 3. Be sure to download, sign and mail your AmeriCorps Application Certification Form to Sherrie Jackson at the below address. Step 2 – Email your résumé to (include the names & contact information for three references).

Questions about the position? Contact: Linda Ginenthal, or (503) 823-5266 General questions about AmeriCorps, NWSA or our recruitment process? Contact: Sherrie Jackson Recruitment Coordinator NWSA Lower Columbia Center 55 SE Main Street Portland OR 97214 p 503-234-2383 ext 108 f 503-232-0166 email: AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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