Paid AmeriCorps Environmental Service Internship - San Jose
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Monica Nanez <volunteer@...>
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July 19, 2007
PAID 10-MONTH ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE INTERNSHIPS !!
Our City Forest is now accepting applications for Americorps Member positions:
1. Urban Forestry Specialist
2. Environmental Education & Outreach Specialist
Our City Forest is a non-profit urban forestry and environmental action organization. OCF is recruiting 22 full-time community service members for our Green and Healthy Neighborhoods Program. The focus of this program is to organize neighborhood and school tree care and tree planting projects, provide community education, and recruit and train volunteers.
Members will perform tasks ranging from volunteer recruitment and coordinating community education and outreach projects, to coordinating tree planting and tree care projects. Members will receive technical training in urban forestry and computer software that is applicable to specific duties. Must be available to fulfill full-time (5 days/week) service schedule, starting Tuesday and ending Saturday. Program Start/End Date: 10/1/2007 - 8/9/2008 (10 month commitment is required).
· $4,725 AmeriCorps education scholarship after completion of the program, if eligible.
· $15,000 Stipend for 10 months of service (living allowance valued at $8.50 per hour)
· Health Benefits
For more information: www.ourcityforest.org
To apply email, mail, or fax resume and cover letter to Monica:
Fax: 408-998-1078 Email: mnanez@...
Our City Forest. 595 Park Ave. Suite 100. San Jose, CA 95110
Our City Forest
595 Park Ave Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95110
Acts of creation are ordinarily reserved for gods and poets. To plant a pine, one need be neither god nor poet; one need have only a shovel. -Aldo Leopold