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AmeriCorps VISTA Climate Change at Kean University
The School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences (SESS) is designed to provide students with a greater understanding of the role science plays in society and develop strategies for minimizing our impact on the environment. Earth, environmental and sustainability science programs educate the newest generation of scholars and teachers to address the issues facing the Earth today. The faculty have diverse scientific backgrounds and are dedicated to instilling connections with, and concern for, the environment among the future generations. The curricula focus on a strong scientific foundation combined with internship and research opportunities and includes a broad range of interdisciplinary studies of policy, politics, conservation and resource management that prepares students for careers in both public and private sectors.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will assist in developing and expanding our efforts focused on climate change and environmental stewardship by lending essential support to Kean University’s neighboring high schools as they move to implement the new K-12 climate change education standards. The VISTA member will serve as a liaison between New Jersey high schools and Kean’s SESS and will foster partnerships based on climate change and environmental education. SESS aims to be a leader in climate change education, not only throughout the state of New Jersey, but nationally and beyond. This VISTA member will help in the following areas of capacity building: 1) Program Research and Development, 2) Community Based and Policy Research and Development, 3) Communications Research and Development, 4)Financial Resources Research and Development.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Climate Change at Kean University

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY  


Accepting Applications
From  05/19/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Dr. Saul Petersen
2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City   NJ   07305

Listing ID 112565