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Stewards VISTA: AL- White Sands National Monument
 
 
 
The Ancestral Lands' White Sands National Monument VISTA will work to bring together agency, tribal, and corps partners, in the development of a local tribal conservation corps program serving Mescalero Apache tribal community. This work will include seeking funding, developing operational capacity, and hosting community engagement events at White Sands National Park.
 
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Member Duties : Some activities the AL WHSA VISTA will do include: • Meeting with local land management agencies, tribal departments, and local corps to assess overall community capacity to operate a local tribal conservation corps program. • Host community engagement events at White Sands National Park engaging Mescalero Apache youth and young adults in recreation, education, and volunteer service project work. • Seek funding support for a tribal conservation corps program including applying for grants, and meeting with local land management agencies to seek fee for service project work funding. • Undergo training in conservation corps program operations with Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands Program. • Help recruit local Mescalero Apache youth and young adults for community engagement events at White Sand NP, other local conservation corps opportunities, employment at local land management agencies, and for future local tribal conservation corps positions.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Tribal ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Stewards VISTA: AL- White Sands National Monument

Program Start/End Date
03/18/2019  -   03/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Languages
Apache
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/09/2018  To  04/19/2019 

Contact Patricia Silva
115 S Kanawha St
Beckley   WV   25801
3048600371
psilva@conservationlegacy.org
www.stewardslegacy.org/join
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79838


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