Half-Term Project R.O.A.R. – District 1 (St. Andrews State Park)

Agency
Florida Conservation Corps- Department of Environmental Protection
Location
Panama City, Florida
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Monthly Stipend: 1,500.00
Start Date
07/05/2022
Last Date to Apply
07/18/2022
Website
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/search.do
Description
Project R.O.A.R. members are placed regionally throughout Florida and work directly with DEP staff onsite known as the FLCC Site Supervisor for that location to identify parks in need of volunteer recruitment and outreach. Members may create outreach material while learning to navigate and manage DEP volunteer tracking systems. In addition, these members work with FLCC’s two other project areas to assist members with volunteer and outreach goals. Members are encouraged to participate in cross-project collaboration. Training Available • Interpretation • Leadership • Disaster Response • CPR/First Aid • Effective Communication • Resume/Cover letter workshop • Other training dependent on location and availability Monetary Benefits • Loan deferment • $3,172.50 Education award after the completion of service • Monthly Living Stipend: $1,500.00 • Free insurance (deductibles still required) • Access to Employee Assistance Program • Child care assistance if applicable • Free access to all 175 state parks What you can expect from your service • Professional development o Introduction to federal and state policy and guidelines o Experience entering data and retrieving reports for progress tracking o Organize and/or participate in strike teams and service projects o Network and build relationships with natural resource professionals • Community Outreach o Flyer and graphic design and development o Opportunity to recruit volunteers and lead volunteer projects o Table at community events o Interact and educate park visitors o Participate in disaster response recovery efforts
Qualifications
• Must be able to complete an FBI/FDLE background check (free of charge) before the start date • Must be able to attend orientation in August • Must commit to full 900 hours of service over 6 months • Must be at least 17 years of age • Must have obtained at least a high school diploma or equivalent • Must have a valid driver’s license • Must be able to tolerate extreme and adverse conditions in Florida • Understand that this is not employment, but national service through an AmeriCorps program • Positive attitude
Contact Person
Lauren Natwick
Contact Phone
3522044528
Contact eMail
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