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Stewards VISTA: WCU SES Sustainability Community Engagement
The School of Environment & Sustainability at Western Colorado University proposes a separate-but-complementary team of VISTAs to enhance the extent to which student-driven-projects extend the reach of a wide network of social and environmental organizations in former and transitional mining communities of the Colorado Central Rockies. This team of mutually-reinforcing-yet-distinct VISTA positions will, together, stretch the extent to which community-based organizations and the university can collaborate in order to accelerate and extend each other’s capacity for sustainable land-use, food, energy, waste, and water efforts.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA will serve two vital functions. First, this person will help develop the network of service learning opportunities for students required to complete environmental or social resilience projects. Secondly, this person will help coordinate the Resilience Studies Consortium, Western’s way of scaling up local service projects into a national (and international) network of 12 campuses. This member’s role will be to develop and lead a team of “Student Stewards” (one from each campus) to find common cause between service learning efforts on each campus and to find a shared project across campuses and regions.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  $375 in Prof Dev Funds from Stewards ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Environment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking . 
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Stewards VISTA: WCU SES Sustainability Community Engagement

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  


Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2021  To  05/05/2021 

Contact John-Michael Aurednik
345 Prince St
Beckley   WV   25801
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103257