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Climate Adaptation Research Analyst
This position is offered through the DLNR's AmeriCorps VISTA Program with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Climate Adaptation Research Analyst will strengthen the State of Hawaii’s(“State”) coordinated effort to increase the resiliency of island communities, especially those most vulnerable to climate impacts. Serving with the Office of Planning, Coastal Zone Management Branch and Sustainability Branch (“OP”), the VISTA will play a key role in building capacity to address the impacts of climate change in island communities, with particular focus on strategies that support low-income and ALICE communities for whom poverty creates disproportionate economic burdens to adapt. The VISTA will support OP goals to increase community resilience and equitably prepare vulnerable populations for future climate scenarios.
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Member Duties : Support the development of climate change adaptation policies and programs through research, data management, and communications, and assist in the implementation of adaptation strategies that equitably protect and prepare vulnerable populations for climate impacts. 1. Support the use of social vulnerability indexes and other socio-economic indicators in policy and decision-making processes. 2. Support the development of a state-wide Climate Adaptation Strategy that coordinates efforts and recommends strategies to protect and manage the State’s transportation infrastructure, water systems, and housing stock to ensure future access for all. 3. Develop research and communications capacities that support the analysis of social, economic, and environmental impacts of additional climate adaptation priorities detailed in the Ocean Resource Management Plan and the 2050 Sustainability Plan.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Urban Planning ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Climate Adaptation Research Analyst

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations HAWAII  


Accepting Applications
From  10/05/2020  To  10/16/2020 

Contact Mary Alice Evans
PO Box 2359
Honolulu   HI   96804
(808) 587-2846
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 99444