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Join Our Team

Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful works with partners and volunteers. We have openings at times for various positions. Please see below for opportunities to join our team.

Job Opening

Education Coordinator

We are looking for an experienced environmental educator for this virtual and onsite part-time position. The role requires that the Education Coordinator prepare, provide education services, and program follow up for elementary through high schools and participate in additional public events. The Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. Additionally, they will work closely with other staff members and volunteers. Based on funding availability, this position may become full-time.

Please read the full position description and application process here

Volunteer Roles

Creek Cleanup Team Leaders

One of our most frequent activities is creek and trail cleanups. We are looking for volunteers to be Action Team Leaders, who can demonstrate leadership qualities to lead a team of 15 people of varying ages using our safety protocols to conduct a cleanup. Our events usually have 3-5 team leaders who work in a section of the trail or creek. As a team leader, you ensure that your group safely removes trash while avoiding poison oak and keeping good footing.

If you are interested in joining us as a team leader, please contact Deb Kramer

Naturalist Internship

This part-time position is an opportunity to combine a love of nature and Coyote Creek in our hands-on BioBlitz program. The position will be in-person on one or two weekend days per month at a park in the San Jose area. To learn more about the local ecology and methodology of a BioBlitz, the intern will be paired with an experienced naturalist. After the BioBlitz event, the intern will review observations from the event on iNaturalist on a computer and make family, genus or species identifications.

If you are interested in joining us as a naturalist for our BioBlitz events, please review the Internship description here or contact Deb Kramer.

BioBlitz Docent

Combine a love of nature and Coyote Creek in our hands-on BioBlitz program. Come out to for a couple of hours as a Docent at park in the San Jose area and share your knowledge of the local ecology to families and others who want to learn about nature in our parks. Typically you'll be paired with another docent so you can share different aspects of nature while learning from each other.

If you are interested in joining us as a naturalist for our BioBlitz events, please contact Deb Kramer.

Board Member

Bring your skills and experience, and have fun connecting with people and nature while giving back to your community by joining us on the board of Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful! Our board works together as a team to keep KCCB a lively, local, and genuinely grassroots organization, while also helping to manage a growing budget and dynamic cadre of enthusiastic employees.

Please learn more about the position here.

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