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Tennessee Eco-Challenge Leader
 
 
 
We want to make it fun and rewarding for people to get more involved in sustainability, especially in their homes. If you can bring fresh energy to this pursuit, with a passion for sustainability, and creative ways to get people involved, this is a perfect service position for you. You don't have to have all the answers, but rather, a desire to build upon and improve upon an existing model. During this service term, you will immerse yourself in projects to gain insight, grow your ability to improve systems, and become a stronger sustainability advocate. This member will spend their time composting, recycling, planting trees and pollinator habitats, and working on stream restoration projects. This member plays a key role in our Fall Eco-Challenge campaign (October -November), which will get hundreds of people involved in these same activities, with measurable results. This member will develop the infrastructure to make this campaign an annual success. This AmeriCorps member will leave their service term with some strong resume-builders, such as: Developed and implemented a statewide sustainability campaign, enhanced program design skills, volunteer engagement, project management, outreach strategies, and program resource development. Members should have experience with or the willingness to develop competencies in these areas: (1) Working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and political ideologies effectively (2) Willingness to be an advocate for sustainability, previous experience a plus (3) Interest or experience in grassroots organizing principles (4) Proficiency in using Google Workspaces or ability to learn new computer skills quickly Nashville is powered by people of all ages, races, ethnicities, skin tones, sexes, genders, sexualities, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses engaging in service together. This is a city where YOU matter and YOU make a difference.
 
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Member Duties : Develop systems and resources to improve the effectiveness of the existing program /Develop and implement outreach strategies to increase participation in the campaign across Tennessee /Secure media coverage of the statewide campaign, writing press releases and media advisories /Create a robust social media campaign around the effort /Improve the effectiveness of existing community outreach and engagement platform /Typical Day In This Position: In a typical day, you will report to the office and meet with your service mentor. Your days will strike a healthy balance between being in the field working on projects, and being in the office doing research, program development and communications. Service Schedule:Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm, and some Saturdays (once a month), about 37.5 hours a week.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Tennessee Eco-Challenge Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   07/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  04/05/2022  To  12/15/2022 

Contact Jann Seymour
2525 Perimeter Place Drive
Nashville   TN   37210
6152981108
jann@hon.org
https://www.hon.org/americorps

Listing ID 111122


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