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Tribal VISTA: AL - Nebraska National Forest P1
 
 
 
Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) provides young women and men with structured, safe, and challenging service and educational opportunities through projects that promote personal growth, the development of social skills, and an ethic of natural resource stewardship. The Ancestral Lands (SCC-AL) program was created to serve Native American youth, working to provide the same opportunities that SCC offers through its other programs. It is the mission of the Southwest Conservation Corps to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities, and the environment; and the Ancestral Lands’ vision is to have Native youth leading our Nations back to ecological and cultural well-being. The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps has worked to engage Native American communities around the country to offer service-based conservation opportunities to Tribal youth and young adults. Applications are reviewed and the position will be filled on a rolling basis. Please apply early to be considered.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : The ALCC Nebraska National Forest VISTA will work with local Native communities, non-profit organizations, and local, state, and federal agencies to communicate the opportunities that an Ancestral Lands program can bring to the surrounding Native communities, as well as gauge the desires and needs of these communities. The VISTA will do this by conducting listening sessions that engage the surrounding communities and give space for their voices to be heard. The VISTA will also work to create buy-in and support amongst these communities for an ALCC program and will recruit for other positions that will support the creation of said program. (1 VISTA and two, 6-month interns).
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Professional development funds ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Tribal . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Tribal VISTA: AL - Nebraska National Forest P1

Program Start/End Date
03/27/2017  -   03/27/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEBRASKA ,  SOUTH DAKOTA  

Languages
Lakota (Lakhótiyapi)
English

Accepting Applications
From  11/02/2016  To  02/17/2017 

Contact Caroline Smith
115 S Kanawha St
Beckley   WV   25801
3045331211
caroline@conservationlegacy.org
ancestrallands.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70306


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