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Tribal VISTA: AL-Bandelier National Monument
 
 
 
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.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will work with local Native communities within the six Northern Pueblo Tribal 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 planning and implementing at least one Youth PLS event at Bandelier National Monument, hosting a project work hitch, and through 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 among these communities for an ALCC program and will create a recruitment process for other positions that will support the program, including volunteers, future VISTA members and two, 6-month interns.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Environment ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Tribal VISTA: AL-Bandelier National Monument

Program Start/End Date
01/15/2018  -   01/14/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/02/2017  To  12/31/2017 

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

Listing ID 71843


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