AmeriCorps Project Conserve seeks dedicated individuals to fill positions serving critical conservation needs in western North Carolina. Each member will serve 900 hours over a 6-month term (roughly full-time), from January 16, 2019 through July 31, 2019. Members connect people with nature and enhance quality of life through conservation education, volunteer recruitment/coordination, and trail creation/improvement. Members improve environmental conditions in WNC through activities including habitat restoration, water quality monitoring, and public land and river improvements projects.
Summary of Position:
The Waste Reduction Education Coordinator is hosted by Asheville GreenWorks. The service member will raise public awareness about the importance of conserving our natural resources through education about waste reduction, recycling, composting in the City of Asheville, particularly among residents of public housing where recycling was only recently introduced. The service member will carry out recycling outreach education in a four county area, including Henderson, Buncombe, Madison and Transylvania Counties. The service member will also coordinate a pilot program in the local community, recruiting teenagers to work as a team, advocating for efficient recycling and reducing contamination in the recycling stream for their establishment and/or organization.
Compensation & Benefits
Half-time (900-hour) members earn
Please go to conservingcarolina.org/americorps/ for more information, and to apply. Deadline to Apply is December 17, 2018. Contact Amy Stout with any questions at (828) 697-5777, ext 217 or firstname.lastname@example.org. AmeriCorps Project Conserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals with known physical / mental disabilities.
Administered by Conserving Carolina, Project Conserve is an AmeriCorps program supported through grants from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service in the Office of Governor Roy Cooper, from the Corporation for National & Community Service, and the critical support of our host sites and community partners.
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