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Rural Action Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps - Full Year
 
 
 
Serve with the Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps (AORC) and help support Rural Action, a membership-based non-profit organization promoting social, economic and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio. AORC mobilizes nearly 75 AmeriCorps members to help educate youth and the public, restore, conserve, and preserve environmental resources, improve food distribution to people in poverty, support reduced waste and recycling initiatives, and promote economic resilience through climate mitigation and sustainability projects. Members are placed with Rural Action programs or community non-profits to support specific projects and initiatives related to one or more of the following areas: Conservation & Restoration, Agriculture, Education, Reduced Waste, and Energy. During a term of service, training opportunities such as First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Responder, and GIS/GPS are offered which provide certifications to support members' service experiences and prepare them for the next step in their careers.
 
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Member Duties : Members will serve in one of the following tracks: Conservation, Agriculture, Education, Reduced Waste, or Energy. Tasks may include: water quality monitoring; field activities; community outreach; environmental education activities; Agricultural and Forestry activities; organizing community meetings; data collection; progress reports; and media activities depending on the specific position. All member tasks: public speaking and presentation skills, project mgmt., volunteer recruitment/mgmt., data collection and analysis, and educational activities. Experience working with youth preferred. Some, but not all, positions require the ability to lift and carry 40 lbs and hike over rough terrain in all types of weather. Some evenings and weekends required. Visit https://ruralaction.org/our-work/leadership-and-service/appalachian-ohio-restore-corps/program-descriptions/ for specific position descriptions.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  First Aid . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Rural Action Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps - Full Year

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2024  -   08/19/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2024  To  09/01/2025 

Contact Johna Metcalf
9030 Hocking Hills Dr
The Plains   OH   45780
740-677-4047
johna@ruralaction.org
ruralaction.org/aorc

Listing ID 109619


       

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