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/.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
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.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check