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Rural Action Ohio Stream Restore Corps
Rural Action is recruiting for an AmeriCorps member to serve on the Social Enterprise team, supporting economic development in rural regions. 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 is currently recruiting for an August to August of service program-wide. 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. Apply to OSRC using my.americorps, then wait for an email asking your position preferences. For open positions, please visit:
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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 and Forestry 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. Experience working with youth preferred. 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. Visit for the specific Member Position Descriptions.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  service-related mileage reimbursement ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  volunteer recruitment ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Education . 
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Rural Action Ohio Stream Restore Corps

Program Start/End Date
11/20/2018  -   11/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  11/13/2018  To  11/19/2018 

Contact Shannon Stewart
9030 Hocking Hills Dr
The Plains   OH   45780

Listing ID 42417