AFHA Conservation AmeriCorps

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area AmeriCorps is recruiting now for one-year full-time service commitment starting in September 2019. Multiple positions available at agency or non-profit sites in the beautiful highlands of West Virginia doing conservation, ecosystem restoration, public land improvements, research and monitoring, recreation improvements, and/or environmental education. This is an excellent opportunity to gain professional experience while serving your community. Members receive $14,000 annual living stipend and education award of $6,095 toward qualified student loans or future tuition, with most student loans deferred during service. Health insurance is also provided for those who qualify. We seek quality graduates or individuals with life experience in fields related to natural resource management, environmental studies, wildlife, outdoor recreation, or environmental education. All candidates should be self-directed and motivated, with strong communication skills. To apply send cover letter and resume to afha@appalachianforest.us or apply through AmeriCorps portal at www.nationalservice.gov. For more information see www.appalachianforest.us/americorps.htm