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CorpsTHAT -Conservation Corps Program Engagement
 
 
 
The goal of this project is to develop a successful conservation corps program that focuses on environmental education and job training for Maryland Deaf and Hard of Hearing youth. Through this program, youth will gain hands-on learning experiences, job skills and leadership development that will lead them to conservation-related careers upon program completion. The majority of the youth and young adults in this program are from low socio-economic backgrounds, have never had a job before or are at risk for being out of work for extended periods
 
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Member Duties : Research training practices and develop training curriculum and outlines to better fit the learning styles of Deaf and Hard of Hearing participants. Apply to grants to secure funding and projects for the 2022 season; Create training materials for project partners based on the feedback gathered from the 2021 season; Revise and finalize current curriculum by reaching out to educators and community members to provide feedback and resources; Research online educational platforms. Once established begin posting curriculum through that platform; Translate and transfer lesson plans, educational materials, and curriculum into videos in American Sign Language. Create transitional plans for corps members after completing the program by developing resources and networks of Deaf outdoor professionals in conservation careers; and Evaluate 2021’s final report and create a revised 5 year plan that lays out the success of the program.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CorpsTHAT -Conservation Corps Program Engagement

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   09/13/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
American Sign Language
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/09/2021  To  10/17/2021 

Contact Sachiko Flores
6304 47th Ave
Riverdale   MD   20737
4103747692
info@corpsthat.org
www.corpsthat.org

Listing ID 105502


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