AmeriCorps Service Member

Massachusetts and Rhode Island
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Internships, Temporary/Seasonal Positions, Volunteer Openings
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AmeriCorps Service Member Opportunities with TerraCorps TerraCorps cultivates an ecosystem of people and organizations that center community land ownership, access, and stewardship to support a diversity of interests that benefit human health and environmental sustainability. We value the power of local nonprofits to best understand and serve their communities. Our goal is to help them succeed by providing them access to the AmeriCorps national service model to build organizational capacity.   TerraCorps partners with a network of 40+ nonprofits in Massachusetts and Rhode Island focused on community needs related to local land conservation and sustainable agriculture. These partners act as service sites for a new cohort of up to 60 AmeriCorps service members annually. Service members are paired with a site supervisor who provides guidance and mentorship while they learn to manage community programs and projects over an 11-month, 1700-hour service term. Members serve in one of five coordinator roles focused on:  -Land Conservation  -Land Stewardship  -Sustainable Agriculture  -Community Engagement  -Youth Education  Applications for this position must be submitted via the TerraCorps online application. Position descriptions and application specifics can be found at . AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences, including people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQIA individuals. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
AmeriCorps Eligibility Qualifications 1. Be at least 17 years of age at the start of service. 2. Have a high school diploma or its equivalent. 3. Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. 4. Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria (45 CFR 2540.202).
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Maria Infante
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