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Environmental Service Internship, Our City Forest

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  • Hilary Nixon
    Feel free to distribute this announcement to individuals who may be interested. July 19, 2007 Hello OCF Volunteers and Members, I am writing to you in hopes
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      Feel free to distribute this announcement to individuals who may be interested.

      July 19, 2007

       

      Hello OCF Volunteers and Members,

      I am writing to you in hopes that you will pass along this environmental service opportunity to anyone that might be interested. Other job openings at Our City Forest and more detailed position descriptions can be found on our website: www.ourcityforest.org.
      Thanks!

      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
       
      PROGRAM OVERVIEW
      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.
       
      POSITION DESCRIPTION
      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).
       
      BENEFITS
      ·      $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

      Thank You

      Monica Nañez

      Our City Forest
      595 Park Ave Suite 100
      San Jose, CA 95110
      Phone: 408-99-TREES
      Fax: 408-998-1078
      www.ourcityforest.org



      Hilary Nixon, Ph.D.
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Urban & Regional Planning
      San Jose State University
      San Jose, CA  95192-0185
      408.924.5852
      408.924.5872 (FAX)



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