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Green Iowa AmeriCorps 2020 Environmental Summer Steward

Actively Recruiting

Openings

50 currently recruiting

Service Dates

May 18, 2020 - August 21, 2020

Application Window

March 12, 2020 - May 11, 2020

Locations

  • Cedar Falls, IA
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Decorah, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Dubuque, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Okoboji, IA
  • Oskaloosa, IA
  • Vinton, IA
  • Waverly, IA

Contact Information

Carmen Finken
(319) 273-7194
GIACrecruitment@gmail.com

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Full-Time Environmental Team Coordinator

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Description

Green Iowa AmeriCorps empowers Iowa communities through energy education, home weatherization, and outreach. This grant-funded community service organization housed at the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (UNI CEEE) in Cedar Falls has six satellite offices in Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Des Moines Dubuque, Storm Lake & Fairfield, Iowa. This unique grassroots program actively facilitates energy conservation efforts for residents throughout Iowa.

In addition to performing direct service, members of Green Iowa AmeriCorps are encouraged to expand personal energy efficiency knowledge. Our program hopes to train the next generation of ‘green-collar’ workers through a combination of field trips, presentations, and hands-on learning. Members have the opportunity to build leadership abilities through specific coordinator roles, which allow each member to contribute unique skills to the program. Members have access to free trainings, learn about green building techniques, and engage in extensive community engagement.

Each of Green Iowa AmeriCorps locations offers unique service opportunities that allow members to provide service in partnership with city initiatives, universities, cutting edge nonprofits and impactful community action agencies. Service with Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a year like no other, providing you an opportunity to make a difference in peoples’ lives on a daily basis all while gaining work experience that is going to put you leaps and bounds ahead of your peers in the energy and environmental sector.

Green Iowa AmeriCorps empowers Iowa communities through energy education, home weatherization, and outreach. This grant-funded community service organization housed at the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (UNI CEEE) in Cedar Falls has six satellite offices in Cedar Rapids, Decorah, Des Moines Dubuque, Storm Lake & Fairfield, Iowa. This unique grassroots program actively facilitates energy conservation efforts for residents throughout Iowa.

In addition to performing direct service, members of Green Iowa AmeriCorps are encouraged to expand personal energy efficiency knowledge. Our program hopes to train the next generation of ‘green-collar’ workers through a combination of field trips, presentations, and hands-on learning. Members have the opportunity to build leadership abilities through specific coordinator roles, which allow each member to contribute unique skills to the program. Members have access to free trainings, learn about green building techniques, and engage in extensive community engagement.

Each of Green Iowa AmeriCorps locations offers unique service opportunities that allow members to provide service in partnership with city initiatives, universities, cutting edge nonprofits and impactful community action agencies. Service with Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a year like no other, providing you an opportunity to make a difference in peoples’ lives on a daily basis all while gaining work experience that is going to put you leaps and bounds ahead of your peers in the energy and environmental sector.
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Living Allowance

$900 - $915 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Environment

Weekly Hours

25

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Higher Education Institution

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Carmen Finken
(319) 273-7194
GIACrecruitment@gmail.com

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Full-Time Environmental Team Coordinator

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