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Stewards VISTA: Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands
 
 
 
The Ancestral Lands model is rooted in the culture and heritage of local tribal and indigenous communities. The power and impact of AL programming is due to the community investment and support for each program tribally and locally. Ancestral Lands engages Native and indigenous youth and young adults in meaningful conservation projects on ancestral lands. Ancestral Lands participate in crew-based or individual placement conservation programs, working with local, state, federal and non-profit agencies and organizations. The Ancestral Lands program also aims to incorporate traditional culture and language as part of crew lifestyle and project work. The City of Albuquerque Open Space Division (Open Space) works to acquire and protect the natural character of land designated as Major Public Open Space in the 1988 revised City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan. These land, which comprise more than 29,000 acres in and around Albuquerque, are managed to conserve natural and archeological resources, provide opportunities for outdoor recreation, provide a place for low impact recreation, and define the edges of the urban environment.
 
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Member Duties : POVERTY ALLEVIATION through environmental conservancy, education & jobs development, and community engagement & leadership development 1. Promote service opportunities to local communities 2. Encourage community engagement in response to local environmental issues. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT to raise awareness of volunteerism, education & training opportunities, and non-traditional career pathways with a target list of local community organizations 1. Identify Community Engagement goals. 2. Create Relationship-building Opportunities 3. Identify Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Goals FUND DEVELOPMENT/GRANT WRITING to provide a measurable increase in capital campaign projects and other fundraising efforts that will support diversity strategies 1. Assist in the preparation and submission of grant proposals to secure future funding for sustainability of Program and quality growth of service projects. 2. Identify grants for community and DEI service
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
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Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Stewards VISTA: Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/18/2019  To  06/14/2019 

Contact Patricia Silva
115 S Kanawha St
Beckley   WV   25801
304-860-0371
psilva@conservationlegacy.org
www.stewardslegacy.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88396


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