Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Spring Half-term Member

Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to 5 1/2 months of service, protecting Sierra natural resources and working to create sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and receive an education award at the successful completion of service.
 
Deadline for applying is February 14, 2020. Interviews will begin in late February.
Responsibilities & Projects:
Members will serve full-time, from early April – mid-September 2020. Projects & responsibilities will vary depending on service positions and will be based on watershed restoration and assessment, watershed education, and volunteer recruitment and management. For more detailed service descriptions, please visit http://sierranevadaalliance.com/programs/sierra-nevada-americorps-partnership/join/.
Applicant Requirements:
·      Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the U.S.
·      Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED (higher education degrees are highly recommended).
·      Must be a minimum of 18 years or older.
·      Must not have a criminal history that precludes the applicant's ability to serve as an AmeriCorps member.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Monthly stipend of $1,345 per month
  • Standard health insurance 
  • Up to 170 hours of technical, ecological and skills-development training throughout the year. 
  • AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,097.50 will be granted upon completion of the program for use on existing qualified student loans or future higher education expenses.
Positions available:
-Inyo County Department of Agriculture – Field Assistant, Level 1, 2 positions (Bishop, California)⁠

⁠-North Tahoe Host Site – Sierra Field Technician, Trout Unlimited (Truckee, California)⁠

⁠-North Tahoe Host Site – Communication and Education Coordinator, Sierra State Parks Foundation (Tahoe City, California)⁠

About Sierra Nevada Alliance

Since 1993, the Sierra Nevada Alliance has been protecting and restoring Sierra lands, water, wildlife, and communities. Purpose: The Sierra Nevada Alliance exists to elevate and support Sierra ecosystems and communities. Mission: We are a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which we achieve by empowering and collaborating with our partners. Vision: Every Sierra ecosystem and community is healthy, resilient, and collectively cared for through thriving partnerships, as a legacy for future generations.

Contact Brooke Boeger brook@sierranevadaalliance.org

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