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Rural Action Ohio Stream Restore Corps
Rural Action is a membership-based non-profit organization promoting social, economic and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio. Rural Action employs an integrated strategy of economic renewal to build social capacity and civic democracy building on local assets to create long-term solutions for problems. Rural Action hosts thirty-one Ohio Stream Restore Corps (OSRC) AmeriCorps members building on a successful program across the coal mining region of Appalachian Ohio. OSRC Host Site partners include: Monday Creek Restoration Project, Raccoon Creek Partnership, Sunday Creek Watershed Group, Ohio’s Hill Country Heritage Area, Rural Action's Zero Waste, Sustainable Forestry-Agriculture,Environmental Education Programs, Wayne National Forest, Camp Oty’ Okwa, Little Cities of Black Diamonds, Muskingum Watershed Conservation Districts, United Plant Savers, the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Captina Creek Conservancy and OSRC Capacity Builder. OSRC's main outcomes are improved waterways, better managed public and private natural resources, a system of public education around the region's assets and natural history that connects to a ladder of tourism and restoration development opportunities. Members assist in natural resource restoration in the region through activities including: education, volunteer mobilization, and events such as cleanups, watershed and historical tours and building local stewardship toward natural resources. Other activities include environmental training for residents and youth through school-based and community activities such as day camps, library programs, and after-school activities. Program goals also include training local teachers to incorporate outdoor learning into their classrooms; education around waste and recycling issues; and public education to explore economic development opportunities through heritage tourism.
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Member Duties : Member tasks may include: water quality monitoring; field activities; community outreach; environmental education activities; organizing heritage and cultural tours; Agricultural activities and media activities depending on the specific position. All member tasks: public speaking and presentation skills, project mgmt., volunteer recruitment/mgmt., data collection and analysis, and educational activities. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs and hike over rough terrain in all types of weather if applicable. Own transportation is required. Some evenings and weekends required. Check for current openings. Little Cities of Black Diamonds/Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurial Communities, Camp Oty Okwa Nutrition, Rural Action Agriculture, Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District and Ohio Stream Restore Corps Capacity Builder are the sites available at this time. Go to to view the position descriptions.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  work-related mileage reimbursement ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  volunteer recruitment ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Rural Action Ohio Stream Restore Corps

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2017  -   08/15/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2017  To  09/15/2017 

Contact Candi Withem
9030 Hocking Hills Dr
The Plains   OH   45780

Listing ID 42417