Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt.

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Serve as an AmeriCorps Team Member for Clark County Green Neighbors - Apply Today!

Clark County Green Neighbors is seeking AmeriCorps applicants!

The Clark County Green Neighbors program provides tools and resources for residents to build sustainable habits that also benefits the environment. Priority education topics include recycling contamination, household hazardous waste and food waste prevention. This position will be tasked with assisting the Green Neighbors program with projects such as the WasteBusters waste reduction challenge, food waste prevention pilots, Pacific Park community gardens and natural demonstration gardens and the Natural Garden Tour. 

Henry Canafax, 2022-2023 Clark County Green Neighbors AmeriCorps Team Member staffs an educational booth at the 2023 Clark County Pollinator Festival.

Henry Canafax, the 2022-2023 Clark County Green Neighbors AmeriCorps Volunteer states that "The most memorable part of my service term with Clark Green Neighbors was when I got to go to the SWANA 2023 Northwest Regional Symposium, where I learned about sustainability efforts across British Columbia and the northwestern United States and had incredible opportunities to build my network. What I love about the Clark County Green Neighbors is that the community members who participate in our events really buy in and appreciate the sustainability-related events we host." 

Position Duties 

The member will serve Clark County residents by leading various projects to educate on a multitude of sustainability topics. The member will develop the framework to publicize and execute the WasteBusters Challenge, a pledge-based competition; communicate and organize community garden plots at Pacific Community Park; plan activities around Food Waste Prevention Week, a national event; recruit and coordinate the Natural Garden Tour, a self-guided tour of gardens in which the owners avoid the use of synthetic chemicals; and other small events and workshops. In addition, the member will assist with holiday waste reduction promotion; present to groups and table at events to represent the program; address questions and concerns via phone and email; write blog and social media posts and news releases; and provide occasional support for other Green Team events and activities. 

Position Details 

Learn more and apply today!

Term start date - 9/1/2023 to 7/15/2024 

Program Benefits: Training, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Childcare assistance if eligible, Stipend.

Learn more about other positions available within our team: 

Clark County Green Schools AmeriCorps

Clark County Green Business AmeriCorps

-Clark County Composter Recycler AmeriCorps 

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