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Rural Action Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps - Full Year

The Plains, Ohio, US
Closing date
May 14, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
Environmental Justice
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Employment Type
Full time
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Rural Action Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps - Full Year

Serve with the Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps (AORC) and help support Rural Action, a membership-based non-profit organization promoting social, economic and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio. AORC mobilizes nearly 75 AmeriCorps members to help educate youth and the public, restore, conserve, and preserve environmental resources, improve food distribution to people in poverty, support reduced waste and recycling initiatives, and promote economic resilience through climate mitigation and sustainability projects. Members are placed with Rural Action programs or community non-profits to support specific projects and initiatives related to one or more of the following areas: Conservation & Restoration, Agriculture, Education, Reduced Waste, and Energy. During a term of service, training opportunities such as First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Responder, and GIS/GPS are offered which provide certifications to support members' service experiences and prepare them for the next step in their careers. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Members will serve in one of the following tracks: Conservation, Agriculture, Education, Reduced Waste, or Energy. Tasks may include: water quality monitoring; field activities; community outreach; environmental education activities; Agricultural and Forestry activities; organizing community meetings; data collection; progress reports; and media activities depending on the specific position. All member tasks: public speaking and presentation skills, project mgmt., volunteer recruitment/mgmt., data collection and analysis, and educational activities. Experience working with youth preferred. Some, but not all, positions require the ability to lift and carry 40 lbs and hike over rough terrain in all types of weather. Access to reliable transportation is required. Some evenings and weekends required. Visit for specific position descriptions.

Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Environment , Hunger , Education , Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Recruitment , Leadership , Non-Profit Management , Writing/Editing , Teaching/Tutoring , General Skills , Fund raising/Grant Writing , First Aid , Environment , Computers/Technology , Education , Public Speaking , Communications , Community Organization .
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