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ECO AmeriCorps
 
 
 
ECO AmeriCorps members serve at organizations across Vermont implementing strategies to improve water quality, restore habitats and build resiliency. We recognize service in our program is an entryway into the environmental and conservation fields and relish that responsibility. Being selected into ECO allows access to many resources and connections that help you further emerge as the environmental leader we need more of. We amplify your passion for creating a change. ECO is available to people of all races, genders, abilities, identities, backgrounds, and interests. We help you shape a career in environmental conservation, while placing feet on the ground in a fight for Vermont’s environment. We partner with municipalities, conservation districts, planning commissions, solid waste districts, and nonprofit organizations to monitor water quality, implement projects, provide outreach and education, and plan a restorative future. Projects may include: green infrastructure, supporting biodiversity, public outreach, project planning, digital mapping, data collection & surveys and curriculum development. We seek self-starters who are passionate about protecting nature. Priority may be given to those with degrees in the natural or agricultural sciences, environmental studies, communications, engineering, or government/policy; or to those with demonstrated skills in project coordination, volunteer management, communications, and/or mapping. We recognize the historic and systemic barriers to service, please visit our website to read more about our ongoing commitment to change.
 
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Member Duties : The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting applications for full-time ECO AmeriCorps members to begin service in September. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a background in environmental conservation/education, natural or agricultural sciences, environmental studies, engineering, government/policy, communications/outreach, planning or other related fields. ECO AmeriCorps members focus on projects to improve water quality, ecosystem function and increase awareness. Members serve at host sites throughout Vermont. Full time: 40 hours/week, September 2022-August 2023. Members receive an AmeriCorps living allowance of $21,335, paid in bi-weekly stipends. Other benefits include health insurance, child-care assistance, professional training and networking, student-loan forbearance during term of service, and a $6,495 AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon successful completion of the service year. The deadline to apply is May 20, 2022.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Professional development stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Commitment to service ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
ECO AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
09/14/2022  -   08/11/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  05/02/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Dustin Bowman
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier   VT   05602
18024615222
dustin.bowman@vermont.gov
www.ecoamericorps.org

Listing ID 111923


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