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PeoriaCorps
 
 
 
PeoriaCorps is a six month program supporting young people in obtaining an industry recognized credential through National Green Infrastructure Certificate Program (NGICP). Corps members receive a bi-weekly living allowance as a participant in the program. Upon completing required hours of service, members receive an Educational Award. PeoriaCorps members participate in weekly leadership development workshops and trainings, design a six month goals action plan, and practice self efficacy skills through advocacy and social networking. PeoriaCorps members develop a commitment to service that supports the long term benefits of civic engagement, beautification and reinvestment back into the city
 
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Member Duties : The PeoriaCorps Cohort will be responsible for attending classroom training and participate in an outdoo work experience within the City of Peoria. Classroom training will revolve around Roots of Success, an environmental literacy curriculum that includes employability skill training. Classroom training will also involve instruction from the National Green Infrastructure Certificate Program which results in an industry recognized credential. Corps members will participate in weekly leadership development workshops, attend career exploration site visits, and complete job shadowing activities. Fieldwork will focus on surface level maintenance of the City’s green infrastructure installations and other public green spaces. The PeoriaCorps members will be trained in proper maintenance techniques and protocols.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Industry-recognized credential ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
PeoriaCorps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   09/01/2023

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  65

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  12/21/2022  To  03/15/2023 

Contact Amelia Ohlrogge
813 SW Washington St
Peoria   IL   61602
309-494-8844
aohlrogge@peoriagov.org
http://www.peoriagov.org/publi

Listing ID 83614


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