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Position

FLCC Project R.O.A.R.

Florida Conservation Corps
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Project R.O.A.R. members are stationed one member per Florida Park Service district, working closely with the Park Program Development Specialist. These members spend the year developing interpretive materials, hosting events at parks within their district, and participating in tabling opportunities. Project R.O.A.R. members are the educators for environmental stewardship, and help foster the service related mindset.

Once applications are reviewed, potential members will have the opportunity to choose which district they are interested in. Site supervisors at the district itself are responsible for conducting interviews.

Service Activities

Getting volunteers at the parks
Working with volunteers
Outreach out the parks and programs
Treating invasive species
Trainings and certificates

Community Need Addressed

Working with the community to protect the parks, learning about the animals and plants in the parks, learning about the history of the parks

Position Outcomes

Improve safety of public lands, get more volunteers out to the parks, get more visitors out to the parks

Benefits

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

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Competencies You Will Develop

Communication
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Teamwork
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Decisions
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Tools
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Planning
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Effectively delegate tasks, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Service
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Environment
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements Less than High School Completed
  • Placement Individual and Team Placements
  • Service Setting Park
  • Weekly Training Hours 8

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