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Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC): Project R.O.A.R.
 
 
 
The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps Program is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Members serve 1700 hours in Florida State Parks. FLCC members will serve under one of three Project areas, Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Nonnative plant Terminators), Project T.R.E.C. (Trail Restoration and Enhancement Corps), or Project R.O.A.R (Regional Outreach and Awareness Recruiters). Members are required to work 35 – 40 hours per week and must have a positive attitude. Project R.O.A.R. members are placed regionally throughout Florida and work directly with DEP staff to identify parks in need of volunteer recruitment and outreach. Members may create outreach material, while learning to navigate and manage DEP volunteer tracking systems. In addition, these members work with FLCC’s two other project areas virtually to assist members with volunteer and outreach goals. Members are encouraged for cross project collaboration. Benefits: • Leadership Skills (assist parks/AmeriCorps members coordinate/manage volunteer-based events, outreach material development) • Professional Development (intro to federal & state guidelines, managing various databases, conflict resolution) • Community Outreach (Flyer and graphic design/development, volunteer recruitment, park events, and FLCC promotion) On/off site Trainings: Interpretation, Leadership, Disaster Response, CPR/First Aid/AED, Communication, Resume/Cover Letter Workshop, & district specific trainings. Monetary benefits: monthly stipend ($1,500), loan deferment, childcare assistance, onsite/offsite trainings, SNAP assistance, free health insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Workers Compensation, and free housing (available at specific locations). Requirements: Has a valid driver’s license, able to complete an FBI/FDLE background check (free), has a high school diploma or equivalent, able to tolerate extreme environmental conditions of Florida.
 
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Member Duties : Florida Conservation Corps Members serving under Project R.O.A.R. (Regional Outreach and Awareness Recruiters) will educate state park visitors and their surrounding communities about the threats posed by invasive exotic plants, as well as be advocates for state park trail user accessibility. These members will also work closely with management staff to identify parks in need of volunteers and interpretation. Additionally, members may recruit, train, and manage volunteers while following all Covid-19 protocols, to serve alongside FLCC Project A.N.T. and Project T.R.E.C members, who focus on invasive exotic plant management and trail maintenance.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
First Aid ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Computer Program Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Disaster Services ,  Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC): Project R.O.A.R.

Program Start/End Date
02/03/2021  -   12/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations FLORIDA  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2020  To  03/15/2021 

Contact Lauren Natwick
4801 Camp Ranch Rd
Gainesville   FL   32641
850-544-3596
FLCC@FloridaDEP.gov
www.floridastateparks.org/FLCC
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 70005


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