The Nature Conservancy AmeriCorps Positions

Location
Virginia (US), and Illinois (US)
Salary
AmeriCorps members will receive a living stipend for their service term.
Posted
Jan 15, 2021
Closes
Feb 25, 2021
Ref
49333 and 49316
Sector
Nonprofit
Job Level
Entry level
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.  Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs which take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, conservation and more. AmeriCorps members make people safer, stronger, healthier; to strengthen communities and to Get Things Done for America. This position is rewarded by: a monthly stipend, health and child care, student loan deferment, an education award and not to mention, new skills and training to help build career opportunities.

Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining The Nature Conservancy team. AmeriCorps members are an integral part of getting things done for nature, providing on-the-ground support in stewarding our lands, and engaging local communities in nature through volunteer and educational events.

We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals who are interested in getting things done for nature.

Land Stewardship positions include tasks involving invasive species removal, prescribed fire, species monitoring, and other land restoration techniques and treatments.

Volunteer Coordinator positions involve, recruitment and management of volunteer database, creating volunteer communications, planning and implementing volunteer events, and partnering with local organizations to build relationships and grow the Conservancy’s impact.

Education and Outreach positions involve tasks such as, networking and partnership building with local schools, organizations and post-secondary educational institutes to promote and/or present educational materials, organize and implement environmental educational programing, create environmental curriculum, and research and implement ways to communicate our conservation mission.