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Virginia Service and Conservation Corps - Interpretive 675hr
 
 
 
Join the Virginia Service and Conservation Corps(VSCC) and be on the frontlines of conservation in Virginia State Parks. The VSCC has opportunities to serve in all Virginia state parks while providing you with the skills necessary to pursue a career in the conservation field. We’re looking for members that are willing to learn and comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. In addition, you should be a self starter and be able to communicate effectively with park staff and guests. Benefits of serving in the VSCC may include First Aid/CPR/AED training, Interpretive Training, Canoe/Kayak Guide Training (site dependent) as well as Wildland Firefighting Training (Site Specific). If members are not provided with park housing, they will receive a housing stipend to assist with the cost of living expenses. For 675 hour members, the term of service will be January 12, 2023-August 18, 2023. Members will receive a living allowance of $6,750 over their course of service. After completing their required service hours, members will be eligible to receive an education award. The amount of the education award for 2022 is $2,474.27. The 675 hour program is designed to allow current college students, or others looking to serve part time during the spring the opportunity to serve in Virginia State Parks. From mid January 2023-mid May 2023 members will serve for 10-20 hours a week while also attending school or meeting other obligations. From mid-May to the program end date in mid-August, members will serve 37.5-40 hours a week.
 
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Member Duties : The 675 hour program is designed to allow current college students, or others looking to serve part time during the spring the opportunity to serve in Virginia State Parks. Members will develop and deliver interpretive programming to park visitors with the goal of expanding visitor knowledge of the natural world. Members will also work with park staff to recruit volunteers and lead volunteer service days in state parks and natural heritage areas. Depending on their site, members may also assist with trail maintenance and construction, as well as with resource management projects. We’re looking for members that are willing to learn and comfortable working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. In addition, you should be a self starter and be able to communicate effectively with park staff and guests. Members should also be comfortable with public speaking.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Housing . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Trade/Construction ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  First Aid ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Virginia Service and Conservation Corps - Interpretive 675hr

Program Start/End Date
01/12/2023  -   08/18/2023

Work Schedule Summer

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/05/2022  To  12/16/2022 

Contact Kellie Mattingly
600 E Main St
Richmond   VA   23219
804-773-0392
vspamericorps@dcr.virginia.gov
https://www.dcr.virginia.gov/s

Listing ID 83330


       

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