Green Iowa Americorps Environmental Summer Steward Position

Americorps Cedar Falls , IA 50614

Posted 6 days ago

Members will spend the summer assisting with environmental steward projects on campus, in the community, and throughout the state. Members will be engaged in support of the Green Iowa AmeriCorps mission of environmental direct service work, environmental education, volunteer engagement projects, and professional development opportunities.

Daily activities will vary from one site to the next, engaging members in activities related specifically to their community and host location.Our program hopes to engage the next generation of 'green-collar' workers through a combination of field trips, presentations, and hands-on learning. Members have access to free trainings, education on a variety of environmental topics and practices, and engage in extensive community service.Service with Green Iowa AmeriCorps will provide you an opportunity to make a difference in peoples' lives on a daily basis all while gaining valuable experiences alongside other passionate and service oriented individuals. We intend to hire socially-minded individuals who want to make a difference in the community.Applicants should demonstrate an ability to work as a team or individually on projects that require learning/teaching new skills or participating in physical labor.

Applicants should be self-starters, capable of working with minimal supervision and sensitivity to working with diverse sectors of the population.Members will serve in one of Green Iowa's three program tracks: Energy & Community, Sustainable Schools, and Land & Water Stewards. Each branch has specific host locations and service activities, but all work collaboratively to serve Iowans and our environments.

Terms :

Car recommended, Permits attendance at school during off hours, Permits working at another job during off hours. Service Areas :

Environment, Education, Housing, Neighborhood Revitalization, Community and Economic Development, Community Outreach. Skills :

Team Work, Urban Planning, Teaching/Tutoring, Initative, Problem Solving, Communications, Leadership, General Skills, Trade/Construction, Environment, Community Organization, Education.



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