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Stewards VISTA: WCU SES Sustainability Community Engagement
 
 
 
The School of Environment & Sustainability (SES) formed in 2017 when we merged the 25-year-old Environment & Sustainability program, the 5-year-old Master in Environmental Management program, the new MS in Ecology, the 45-year-old Colorado Water Workshop, the 30-year-old Headwaters conference, the 5-year-old Coldharbour Institute, and three new Centers: the Center for Mountain Transitions, the Center for Public Lands, and the Center for Cold Climate Food Security. Our mission, vision, and values hold together these diverse and multi-faceted ways of serving social and environmental community resilience: OUR MISSION: We empower students to foster community transitions to ecologically resilient, economically sustainable, and socially just energy, food, water, and land-use systems. OUR VISION: We enact new ways to thrive in the American West, in worldwide mountain communities, and as global citizens through academic programs, public events, faculty research, and student projects. OUR VALUES: We deliver experiential and student-centered education, scientifically-informed decision-making, interdisciplinary learning, global networks of place-based change, cultural inclusivity and social justice, and cross-boundary (public/private, urban/rural, local/global) environmental stewardship.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA for the Western Colorado University School of Environment & Sustainability will serve two vital functions. First, this person will develop the network of service-learning opportunities that include environmental or social resilience projects. Secondly, this person will help develop and implement the Resilience Studies Consortium, Western’s way of scaling up local service projects into a national (and international) network of 12 campuses. https://www.resiliencestudiesconsortium.com/ This member’s role will be to implement 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 : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Stewards VISTA: WCU SES Sustainability Community Engagement

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   06/05/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/09/2022  To  05/13/2022 

Contact Patricia Silva
345 Prince St
Beckley   WV   25801
3048600371
psilva@conservationlegacy.org

Listing ID 110260


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