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AmeriCorps NWF Environmental Stewards 2019

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

January 2, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Application Window

December 11, 2018 - February 28, 2019

Location

  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Contact Information

Laurie Von Kaenel
(850) 729-6037
vonkaenl@nwfsc.edu

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Description

Members will implement a Grasses in Classes environmental STEM curriculum in contracted Okaloosa and Walton County elementary schools targeting third and fifth grade students. In the second component members will addressing projects including shoreline erosion, invasive plant removal, planting native plants, coastal dune projects, trail development and oyster restoration projects. The program will focus efforts on engaging community involvement through service learning activities conducted at parks and public lands within the Choctawhatchee watershed district. Through these educational opportunities the program will educate and engage citizens in service projects to encourage environmental stewardship practices.

Members will implement a Grasses in Classes environmental STEM curriculum in contracted Okaloosa and Walton County elementary schools targeting third and fifth grade students. In the second component members will addressing projects including shoreline erosion, invasive plant removal, planting native plants, coastal dune projects, trail development and oyster restoration projects. The program will focus efforts on engaging community involvement through service learning activities conducted at parks and public lands within the Choctawhatchee watershed district. Through these educational opportunities the program will educate and engage citizens in service projects to encourage environmental stewardship practices. Read More

Living Allowance

$735 - $735 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

7 - Reduced Half Time positions, 7 month contract 695 hours

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 17

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth, Environment

Weekly Hours

24

Location Type

Rural, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Laurie Von Kaenel
(850) 729-6037
vonkaenl@nwfsc.edu

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