AmeriCorps/TerraCorps Service Member

TerraCorps Published: June 26, 2022
Location
Rhode Island, Massachusetts
Skill Level
Internship / Volunteer
Job Type
Internship
Categories
Farm / Organics / Other / Planning / Land Use
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Description

Whether you are passionate about conservation, land access, or sustainable agriculture, TerraCorps is here to help you serve local communities and build professional skills through transformative experiences! Apply to serve with TerraCorps and join a cohort of passionate members taking on dynamic projects that connect communities to the land.  

TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated environmental nonprofit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature. We do this by supporting AmeriCorps members who serve with nonprofit organizations across MA, and RI to tackle issues around land access, sustainable agriculture, and conservation. This year we are looking for 60 members to join the TerraCorps team! 

About the Role

As a member you can serve with one of our nonprofit partners, in one of five coordinator positions: Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth Education Coordinator, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Land Conservation Coordinator, and Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator.

Activities: 

  • Members will carry out capacity building projects;
  • Educate or train individuals;
  • Recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers engaged in land-based activities; and
  • Identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation. 

Logistics & Compensation:

  • Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 11-month positions from August 29th, 2022- July 28th, 2023.
  • These 1,700-hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance ($18,500, pre-tax) and are eligible for an education award ($6,495, pre-tax), as well as additional AmeriCorps benefits such as health insurance, child care reimbursement, and more.

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

  • Interviews begin mid-May, and we aim to fill all positions by September 2nd, 2022. 

APPLY TODAY!

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AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences, including people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQIA individuals. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.  

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