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Ohio Stream Restore Corps AmeriCorps program

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 16, 2018 - August 15, 2019

Application Window

February 7, 2018 - June 1, 2018

Locations

  • Athens, OH
  • Barnesville, OH
  • Logan, OH
  • McConnelsville, OH
  • Mineral City, OH
  • Newark, OH
  • New Straitsville, OH
  • Rutland, OH
  • Shawnee, OH
  • Somerset, OH
  • The Plains, OH
  • Trimble, OH

Contact Information

Shannon Stewart
(740) 767-4938
shannon@ruralacton.org

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Description

Ohio Stream Restore Corps is a program administered by Rural Action that places 31 AmeriCorps into communities throughout Appalachian Ohio to perform direct service related to watershed restoration, environmental education, economy building through heritage tourism, and zero waste. Members are placed with Rural Action programs and local partner organizations to serve the needs of the region. Through their direct service and the volunteers they mobilize, AmeriCorps members help build the capacity of local communities while gaining valuable certifications and experience for the future.

Ohio Stream Restore Corps is a program administered by Rural Action that places 31 AmeriCorps into communities throughout Appalachian Ohio to perform direct service related to watershed restoration, environmental education, economy building through heritage tourism, and zero waste. Members are placed with Rural Action programs and local partner organizations to serve the needs of the region. Through their direct service and the volunteers they mobilize, AmeriCorps members help build the capacity of local communities while gaining valuable certifications and experience for the future. Read More

Living Allowance

$1144 - $1144 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

We also provided limited reimbursement budgets for mileage, training, and equipment.

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

All AmeriCorps members need the following skills:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Computer skills, including database management
• Experience recruiting and working with volunteers
• Interest in watershed restoration, environmental education, heritage tourism or equivalent field of study
• Public speaking and the ability to work with diverse groups of people
• Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
• Ability to serve flexible hours, including evenings and weekends if needed
• Some positions require the ability to hike extended distances over rough terrain and the ability to carry up to 40 lb. of equipment
• Mode of transportation and a valid driver's license needed
• General knowledge of Appalachian Ohio culture is preferred

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Environment

Weekly Hours

34

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Museum or Nature Center

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Shannon Stewart
(740) 767-4938
shannon@ruralacton.org

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