Education and Outreach Corps Member

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The AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will provide communication, education and outreach assistance with the Monarch Joint Venture, of which the US Fish and Wildlife Service is a partner. The Corpsmember will assist with planning development workshops for teachers and educators and assist with outreach activities and special events aimed at increasing awareness of the Monarch Joint Venture program. The Corpsmember will create and implement strategic social media campaigns and assist with writing blog entries on topics such as monarch populations, as well as help with general program development and support.

Location: Housing is not provided by the Corps. Member must secure their own housing near service location.
Saint Paul, MN

 

Term dates and schedule:
May 15, 2018 – May 10, 2019
Schedule:

  • Full-time, at least 40 hours per week. Schedules vary and include after-school and weekend shifts.

 

Stipend and award:

  • Monthly stipend: $1690
  • Education award: $5775 upon successful completion of term

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and strong commitment to service and community work.
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of a project.
  • Strong communication, organization and word-processing skills.
  • Relevant coursework in biology, ecology or related field of study and/or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience with social media outreach and public speaking.
  • Previous experience or education with natural resource management or education is not required, but is strongly preferred.

 Requirements:

  • 18-25 years old.
  • Must be a US Citizen, US National or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US.
  • Must pass the National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history check. “Pass” is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPR and no history of violent offenses on the criminal history check.
  • Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.  

Benefits:

  • Monthly stipend
  • Education award upon successful completion of term
  • Skills training and job experience
  • Health insurance
  • Student loan forbearance during service term
 

This program is available to all, without regard to disability, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or political affiliation. The Conservation Corps engages AmeriCorps members, ages 18-25, as defined under the American Conservation and Youth Service Corps Act, a subtitle of the National and Community Service Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

Deadline: January 26

Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Apply online