AmeriCorps/TerraCorps Service Member
Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Type of Job
About the job
TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental nonprofit with an innovative national service program that prepares and mobilizes emerging leaders to help communities conserve and secure land for the health and well-being of people and nature. We do this by supporting AmeriCorps members who serve with nonprofit organizations across MA and RI to tackle issues around land access, sustainable agriculture, and conservation. At this time This year we are looking for 6 members (5 in Massachusetts and 1 in Rhode Island) to join the current 52 member TerraCorps team!
As a member you can serve with one of our nonprofit partners, in different regions of MA and RI, in one of four coordinator positions: Community Engagement Coordinator, Youth Education Coordinator, Land Stewardship Coordinator, and Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator. Members will carry out capacity building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers engaged in land-based activities; and identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation.
Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 7-month positions from December 28th, 2020- July 30th , 2021. These 1,200-hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance and are eligible for an education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. Application specifics, position descriptions, and additional information about how to apply can be found at https://terracorps.org/apply/
AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences, including people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQIA individuals. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.