Green Job of the Day: Program Manager, WRD Environmental (Chicago, IL)

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Job: Program Manager for Calumet Stewardship Corps
Organization: WRD Environmental

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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  • WRD Environmental, an ecological design/build firm that creates and fosters environmentally responsible landscapes, is seeking a Program Manager to design, plan, coordinate and direct the new Calumet Stewardship Corps (CSC). The program will be a restoration-based initiative of the Greencorps Chicago Program. Greencorps Chicago (GCC) is the City of Chicago Department of Environment’s community greening and job training program run in partnership with WRD Environmental. Greencorps Chicago’s mission is to promote establishment of natural spaces that are safe, healthy and sustainable through hands-on involvement with trainees and community partners.

    This position is a full-time assignment through December 2011 that is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) through the U.S. Forest Service. The program’s intent is to build on existing momentum in the Calumet region of Chicago to restore more than 4,000 acres of open space in the Calumet Open Space Reserve.

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