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 Urban Habitats Education Coordinator is hosted by Asheville GreenWorks. The service member will increase knowledge and understanding of the urban forest and pollinator habitats among school-aged children in Buncombe County. Using GreenWorks’ Tree Detective and Pollinator Education backpacks, along with real live trees and pollinator gardens, the Urban Habitats Education Coordinator will lead hands-on lessons with elementary school students to build understanding of the importance of these habitats in the urban landscape. The Urban Habitats Education Coordinator will also plan and coordinate a month-long Pollination Celebration with partner organizations throughout Asheville for the month of June 2019.
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 email@example.com. 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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