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Green Iowa AmeriCorps FT Environmental Steward Positions
This unique grassroots program actively facilitates energy and environmental conservation efforts for communities throughout Iowa. As a member of our new and existing programs sites, you will have the opportunity to create plans in conjunction with city officials, nonprofit leaders, and execute projects that will greatly impact the communities we serve. The leadership and empowerment experienced as part of our program will be like no other! You will have the unique experience to be part of every step in the process as part of your service; identifying community needs, planning projects, providing hands on service support, and evaluating your impacts. Our program hopes to train the next generation of ‘green-collar’ workers through a combination of field trips, presentations, and hands-on learning. Members have the opportunity to build leadership abilities through specific coordinator roles, which allow each member to contribute unique skills to the program. Members have access to free trainings, valued certifications, and time dedicated to a professional development plan uniquely tailored to allow members to pursue individual trainings for their long term career goals. Service with Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a year like no other, providing you an opportunity to make a difference in peoples’ lives on a daily basis all while gaining work experience that is going to put you leaps and bounds ahead of your peers in the energy and environmental sector. We intend to hire socially-minded individuals who want to make a difference in the community. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to work as a team or individually on projects that require learning/teaching new skills or participating in physical labor. Applicants should be self-starters, capable of working with minimal supervision and sensitivity to working with diverse sectors of the population.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Audit/Weatherize Homes 2-4 days/week • Facilitate environmental education programs 1-2 days/week • Participate in community outreach projects 1-2 days/week centered around environmental stewardship activities, energy initiatives, and home construction
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Veterans ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Self-motivated ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Architectural Planning ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Veterans ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Urban Planning ,  Environment ,  Recruitment ,  Trade/Construction ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Green Iowa AmeriCorps FT Environmental Steward Positions

Program Start/End Date
12/15/2017  -   11/15/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations IOWA  


Accepting Applications
From  01/25/2017  To  12/30/2017 

Contact Ashley Craft
University Of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls   IA   50614

Listing ID 65452