TerraCorps/AmeriCorps Service Membe

TerraCorps Published: June 12, 2024
Location
Providence, RI
Second Location
Lowell, MA 01854, United States of America
Skill Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Internship
Categories
Farm / Organics / Natural Resources/ Restoration / Planning / Land Use

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Description

AmeriCorps Service Member Opportunities with TerraCorps

Note: This is a paid national service position 

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.

TerraCorps cultivates an ecosystem of people and organizations that center community land ownership, access, and stewardship to support a diversity of interests that benefit human health and environmental sustainability. We value the power of local nonprofits to best understand and serve their communities. Our goal is to help them succeed by providing them access to the AmeriCorps national service model to build organizational capacity.  

TerraCorps partners with a network of 40+ nonprofits in Massachusetts and Rhode Island focused on community needs related to local land conservation and sustainable agriculture. These partners act as service sites for a new cohort of up to 60 AmeriCorps service members annually. Service members are paired with a site supervisor who provides guidance and mentorship while they learn to manage community programs and projects over an 11-month, 1700-hour service term. Members serve in one of five coordinator roles focused on: 

  • Land Conservation
  • Land Stewardship
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Community Engagement
  • Youth Education

Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 11-month positions from August 26th, 2024- July 25th, 2025.These AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance ($27,000), health insurance, are eligible for money for college ($7,395), and additional AmeriCorps benefits.

Applications for this position must be submitted via the TerraCorps online application. Position descriptions and application specifics can be found at https://terracorps.my.site.com/terracorps/s/available-member-positions

TerraCorps prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, gender, age (40 and over), religion, sexual orientation, disability (mental or physical ), gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, reprisal, genetic information. Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for applications, interviews, and service. To request an accommodation, contact Maria Infante, Chief People and Culture Officer at minfante@terracorps.org

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