Mansel A NelsonProgram CoordinatorTribal Environmental Education Outreach928-523-1275
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SUSTAINK12 Digest for Friday, June 03, 2011.
1. additional AmeriCorps positions
Subject: additional AmeriCorps positions
From: "Christina Selby" <christina@...>
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 15:22:14 -0600
NOW SEEKING ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATORS FOR 2011-2012 AMERICORPS POSITIONS WITH
K-12 SCHOOLS IN SANTA FE, NM
Get paid to be a full-time AmeriCorps Member working for food justice and
improving education in Santa Fe County.
Application Deadline: July 1, 2011
Start Date: August 31, 2011
Earth Care is a Santa Fe based non profit organization founded in 2001whose
mission is to educate and empower youth to create healthy, just, and
The Food Cadre is an 11-month leadership development program designed to
train the next generation of food advocates, urban farmers, educators, and
leaders. We are seeking dedicated, service-minded Food Cadre Members to
begin their 11-month service in non-profits, schools, and local government.
We are seeking early career environmental educators for 5 school-based
positions. Members will serve four days a week for 11 months at local
schools where they create, improve and expand education programs that
develop student leadership, improve education, and address hunger, health
and environmental issues in the school community. School-based Food Cadre
members will tend school gardens, teach kids about food, nutrition, hunger
and sustainability, help promote healthy foods for school lunchrooms, and
organize service-learning projects in K-12 classrooms.
School-based members will participate in on-going coaching, group support,
and professional development and receive training in food security as well
as experiential education, service-learning, sustainability education, and
curriculum development. Additionally, the Cadre works together one day a
week on community service projects that address food security in the broader
Compensation: These are AmeriCorps positions. Please visit MyAmeriCorps.gov
to make sure you qualify before applying. All positions will receive a
Living Stipend (Full-time = $12,100) during their service and an educational
stipend upon completion of service (approx $5300) for past or future
education. Full-time AmeriCorps members are also eligible for health care
benefits (if not covered under another policy) and child care, as needed.
For more information and to download the application visit:
www.earthcare.org/programs/foodcadre or email foodcadre@....
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