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Resilience Corps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

14 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 19, 2022 - September 29, 2023

Application Window

July 1, 2022 - November 1, 2022

Location

  • Portland, ME

Contact Information

Julia Breul
jbreul@gpcog.org

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Resilience Corps Fellow

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Description

Do you want to springboard your career in beautiful and exciting Portland, Maine? The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) Resilience Corps Fellowship is a unique opportunity to launch your career in climate, sustainability, resilience, economic or community development, land use, transportation, or urban planning. Fellows gain high-level ‘on the job’ experience, build their personal and professional networks, and receive training, mentorship, and professional development in their desired field of future work.

In the Resilience Corps, you will develop invaluable professional skills and personal vision while advancing regional resilience, accelerating civic innovation, climate action, digital equity, and accessible transportation and housing for local government offices and non-profit agencies. Projects are varied, complex, interesting, and deeply important to the state of Maine.

You can learn more about the program and current Fellows at https://www.maineresiliency.org/.

Do you want to springboard your career in beautiful and exciting Portland, Maine? The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) Resilience Corps Fellowship is a unique opportunity to launch your career in climate, sustainability, resilience, economic or community development, land use, transportation, or urban planning. Fellows gain high-level ‘on the job’ experience, build their personal and professional networks, and receive training, mentorship, and professional development in their desired field of future work.

In the Resilience Corps, you will develop invaluable professional skills and personal vision while advancing regional resilience, accelerating civic innovation, climate action, digital equity, and accessible transportation and housing for local government offices and non-profit agencies. Projects are varied, complex, interesting, and deeply important to the state of Maine.

You can learn more about the program and current Fellows at https://www.maineresiliency.org/.
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Living Allowance

$2000 - $2100 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Additional benefits include: - Dedicated and intentional professional and career development, custom trainings and mentorship, and networking opportunities. Training opportunities include (but are not limited to) project management, networking, data analysis and visualization, planning, racial equity and antiracism. - GPCOG provides all Resilience Corps Members with an unlimited Dirigo TouchPass - the transportation pass for the Greater Portland Metro, City of South Portland Bus Service, and Biddeford, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach Transit.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Environment, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Julia Breul
jbreul@gpcog.org

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Resilience Corps Fellow

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