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    Keep Nebraska Beautiful

    Materials Exchange Program Associate

    Position Summary:

    Keep Nebraska Beautiful’s Materials Exchange Program helps divert waste-stream materials from Nebraska landfills by facilitating reuse and recycling matches between seekers and generators of such items. The Program Associate must be able to work during normal business hours, but is welcome to split their time between home and office (at least 8 hours per week) as long as they have a quiet space from which to make phone calls.

    Program Associate Duties & Responsibilities include;

    • Reaching out to industry and recycling concerns across the state, in an effort to inform and increase participation in the program
    • Contacting existing participants to update info on existing listings and past referrals, as well as make new referrals, and add new listings when applicable
    • Working with the Program Manager to ensure consistency in meeting program and participant needs
    • Researching new markets and creative solutions that help participants match their material needs
    • Assist with maintenance of other KNB programs and events as needed

    Education, Skills and Experience

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Self-Motivated 
    • Proven relationship building and communication/customer service skills 
    • Data collection/reporting experience preferred
    • High school diploma or GED preferred

    Compensation and Hours

    • The position is for 30 hours a week, to be served between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
    • Scheduling will largely be self-directed, but will need to be posted a week in advance and include at least 8 hours a week in office
    • Compensation will be from $15.00 per hour based on experience

    To Apply

    Send a cover letter and resume to Peter Stadig at pstadig@knb.org