People

PCA Board of Directors

Bob Hundhausen, President

Joe Jacquinot, Vice President

Shannon Baxter, Secretary

Dianne Jentz, Treasurer

Scott Budd

Bob Digman

Robin Fatzinger

Steven "Spider" Fromader 

Brian Laufenberg

Mike Penn

Gene Weber

Kristopher Wright

Coordinators

Grace Milanowski, Lead Coordinator

Clay Shaffer, Deputy Coordinator

We're Hiring!

 

The Platteville Community Arboretum

is seeking a part-time Lead Coordinator


 

About the PCA

PCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect the Platteville community to the Rountree Branch corridor, through recreation, conservation, and environmental education. Our primary focus is the recreational trail and adjoining land that extends along the Rountree Branch through Platteville, WI. 

 

Required qualifications: High school degree; self-motivated independent worker; highly organized; computer proficiency; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with diverse peoples; comfortable providing direction to people; knowledgeable about environment and invasive species.

Preferred qualifications: Experience with fundraising, website maintenance, and social media; familiarity with PCA trail and the Platteville community.
 

PCA is an Equal Opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Description

Position commitment will vary with seasonal activity but is anticipated to average 10-20 hours per week from March-November, and ~5 hours per week from December-February.  Individual will be expected to provide own office space, equipment, and internet access. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • supervise and coordinate with Deputy Coordinator regarding:

    • management of PCA volunteers, team leaders, interns, and timesheets

    • maintenance and operation of PCA tools, equipment, and property

    • regularly evaluating condition of trail and associated landscaping

  • track progress of, and participate in, PCA projects and trail maintenance

  • coordinate or oversee PCA events and activities

  • potentially plan, coordinate, and/or provide educational activities (ex. bird walk, nature walks, seminars, etc.)

  • ongoing education of Deputy Coordinator, team leaders, and volunteers on invasive and native plant identification

  • correspond with members, donors and volunteers

  • maintain databases of members, donors and volunteers

  • help recruit volunteers and members (in-person events and remotely)

  • attend committee and board meetings; serve as liaison between volunteers, board and committees

  • assist with grant planning, applications and reporting

  • maintain and update PCA website, social media, email correspondences 

  • address PCA clerical needs that may arise
     

Compensation: $15-20/hr, based on experience

To apply, please submit: 1) a cover letter that describes interest in the position, ability to meet the primary responsibilities, and qualifications  2) resume  3) list of three references. Submissions may be sent to: plattevillearboretum@gmail.com. Contact plattevillearboretum@gmail.com with questions.

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