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Stewards VISTA: Haleakala Conservancy
Poverty levels in Maui when adjusted for the cost of living are the highest in the United States. Tourism drives the economy which provides high levels of employment, but incomes do not allow most individuals to prosper. It has been well documented that as individuals struggle to afford the basics necessities it is hard to be concerned about the environment on a short- or longer-term basis. The goal is to educate, train and inspire community members, especially the youth in how sustaining a healthy environment relates to their present and future bell being. Being a designated partner with Haleakala National Park allows the Conservancy to use the relationship as a platform to showcase roles outside of the tourist industry and how those roles compliment a healthy environment. VISTA will develop and expand the partnership between the Haleakala Conservancy and Haleakala National Park. A key objective of the Conservancy is to engage the community in the program thus creating ambassadors that support what the program is intended to accomplish. A strong Conservancy will ensure stronger ties between the Park and the community. The member will have the opportunity to work with an inspirational group of conservation professionals to forge new partnerships in an underserved community.
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Member Duties : VISTA will work with marketing, fundraising, development, and more with the Conservancy. They will also spend time working with the Education and Interpretation division of Haleakala National Park. They will work with technology, such as website development and social media. The member will work with Board and Committee in furthering the goals of the Conservancy. VISTA will assist with grant research and other research that will support the growth of Haleakala Conservancy and our fundraising efforts. They will serve as a liaison with Haleakala National Park. They will develop collateral materials, such as videos, pictures, webpages, presentations, and materials to be utilized to educate and inspire, and with Haleakala Conservancy Board of Directors and staff to work to best support the success of our organization. ***Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting***
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Stewards VISTA: Haleakala Conservancy

Program Start/End Date
02/14/2022  -   02/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations HAWAII  


Accepting Applications
From  11/01/2021  To  01/14/2022 

Contact Patricia Silva
345 Prince St
Beckley   WV   25801

Listing ID 107993