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Conservation Outreach AmeriCorps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

9 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 5, 2019 - September 4, 2020

Application Window

June 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Location

  • West Virginia, US

Contact Information

Sarah Heuer
(304) 636-6182
afha@appalachianforest.us

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Description

AFHA Conservation Outreach AmeriCorps serve with governmental or non-profit agencies to provide a variety of outreach, interpretive, and/or visitor services activities related to public lands, ecosystems, and recreation in the West Virginia mountains. Also will include some field work, with proportion of duties varying by position. Conservation related degree and communication skills desirable. Located in highlands of West Virginia - Elkins WV or surrounding counties.

AFHA Conservation Outreach AmeriCorps serve with governmental or non-profit agencies to provide a variety of outreach, interpretive, and/or visitor services activities related to public lands, ecosystems, and recreation in the West Virginia mountains. Also will include some field work, with proportion of duties varying by position. Conservation related degree and communication skills desirable. Located in highlands of West Virginia - Elkins WV or surrounding counties. Read More

Living Allowance

$1167 - $1167 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Service hours count toward lifetime achievement for President's Volunteer Service Award. $5,930 Ed Award after successful completion.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

College degree in related field highly desirable. Relevant experience can sometimes substitute. Communications skills are important.

Applicants should send cover letter directly to afha@appalachianforest.us

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Environment

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Federal Government Agency, Higher Education Institution, High School, Library, Local Educational Agency, Middle School, Museum or Nature Center, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Park, Recreation or Youth Center

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Sarah Heuer
(304) 636-6182
afha@appalachianforest.us

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