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US Peace Corps - Environmental & Agroforestry Extension Agent Resume Example

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Michael Moore
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Skills:
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  • Resilient & Adaptable
  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Active Learning
Experience:
Environmental & Agroforestry Extension Agent Feb 2013May 2015 US Peace Corps Zambia
  • Facilitated agroforestry, organic farming techniques, and animal husbandry programs designed to reduce environmental degradation, increase crop yields, and alleviate malnutrition among rural Zambia.
  • Led over training in land preparation, organic techniques for soil improvement & stabilization, use of agroforestry tree species in permaculture, tree nursery establishment, planting, weeding and animal husbandry.
  • Planned, facilitated and distributed funds for a five day environmental camp where youth and adult counterparts were educated on environmental stewardship and conservation.
  • Assisted the CDC in a Malaria Prevention Net-Study involving 30 local families observing the consistent use and care of mosquito nets over a three year period. 
  • Created fruit tree nursery in a community of 300 beneficiaries.
  • Collaborated and demonstrated the conservation farming techniques in an off-season demonstration garden that provided a venue for more than 25 local farmers to learn and observe firsthand the benefits of growing in the off-season and implementing improved organic gardening techniques
  • Elected to Volunteer Advisory Committee and served as co-chair for two years; developing innovative new programs and policies with senior administration and staff.
Recreation Manager & Forest Technician Jan 2012Nov 2012 US Forest Service Land Between the Lakes, KY
  • Serve as liaison between park administrators, facility users and activity instructors.
  • Oversee the purchase, planning, design, construction, and upkeep of recreation facilities.
  • Monitor contract compliance and results of forestry activities to assure adherence to government regulations.
  • Establish short- and long-term plans for management of forest lands and forest resources.
  • Participate in forest-fire suppression.
  • Determine methods of cutting and removing timber with minimum waste and environmental damage.
  • Plan and direct construction and maintenance of recreation facilities, trails, roads and bridges, ensuring that they comply with guidelines and regulations set for forested public lands.
  • Train and lead forest and conservation workers in seasonal activities, such as planting tree seedlings, putting out forest fires and maintaining recreational facilities.
  • Patrol park and forest areas to protect resources and prevent damage.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work activities of personnel, such as training staff members and assigning work duties.
  • Confer with management to discuss and resolve participant complaints.
  • Schedule maintenance and use of facilities.
Education:
Bachelor of Science : Forestry - Natural Resource Management Dec 2011 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL GPA: 3.6/4.0
Associate of Arts May 2008 South Western Illinois College Belleville, IL
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Previous Companies:

  • US Peace Corps
  • US Forest Service

Previous Job Positions:

  • Environmental & Agroforestry Extension Agent
  • Recreation Manager & Forest Technician

Schools:

  • Southern Illinois University
  • South Western Illinois College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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