Available Positions at the CEEE

The CEEE regularly employs and hosts part time student employees, student fellows, and AmeriCorps service members. A few of our regularly hiring positions are listed below, if you are interested in learning more or finding out ways to get involved with any of our programs please reach out to any of our CEEE staff! 

Green Iowa AmeriCorps

Green Iowa AmeriCorps is an AmeriCorps State program that engages service members in 11-month, 6-month, and 3-month service terms at various locations.

Visit us on our website to learn more and apply!



Contact Green Iowa AmeriCorps Recruitment Staff:

Laura Mast  |  Green Iowa AmeriCorps Recruitment Specialist  |  Laura.Mast@uni.edu

Green Iowa Recruitment Email  |  GIACrecruitment@gmail.com


Nourish Iowa VISTA Project

The Nourish Iowa VISTA program is an AmeriCorps VISTA program that focuses on food access initiatives.

More information about Nourish Iowa VISTA can be found in our website at www.nourishiowa.org/apply


Contact Nourish Iowa VISTA Staff:

Sarah Steinmeyer  |  Nourish Iowa VISTA Program Coordinator  |  Sarah.Steinmeyer@uni.edu

VISTA Leader  |  vistaleadercfs@gmail.com

  • Barbara Payton
    Barbara Payton
    Administrative Assistant

    Barb performs clerical duties for all staff members, conducts budgeting operations, and maintains personnel records.

    ON FACEBOOK: Center for Energy & Environmental Education

    barbara.payton@uni.edu / (319) 273-2573
  • Ashley Coffin
    Ashley Coffin
    Green Iowa AmeriCorps Program Director

    Ashley is program director of the CEEE's flagship AmeriCorps program, Green Iowa AmeriCorps. The program operates in 20+ locations throughout the state and provides Iowans with the tools to become more energy efficient and environmentally conscious.

    AT THE CEEE: Green Iowa AmeriCorps
    ON FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/GreenIowaAmericorps
    ON INSTAGRAM: @greeniowaamericorps

    ashley.coffin@uni.edu / (319) 273-7273
  • Audrey E. Tran Lam
    Audrey E. Tran Lam
    Environmental Health Program Manager

    Since 2017, Audrey has managed the CEEE's environmental health initiatives, working where human health and environmental sustainability meet. She holds a masters degree in Public Health from the University of Iowa, a plant-based nutrition certificate from eCornell, and a graduate certificate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Food Systems, the Environment, and Public Health. Audrey currently serves on the board of the Iowa Rural Health Association and the Heartland Health Research Alliance. 

    ON FACEBOOK: Good Neighbor Iowa

    audrey.tranlam@uni.edu / (319) 273-7150
  • Kamyar Enshayan
    Kamyar Enshayan
    CEEE Director

    Kamyar works to turn science into action in energy conservation, renewable energy, and sustainable agriculture. He has taught environmental studies at UNI since 1993.

    ON FACEBOOK: Center for Energy & Environmental Education

    kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu / (319) 273-7575
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