HRI Stewardship and Volunteer Engagement Associate

ASHEVILLE, NC. This position is placed with the WNC Communities’ Hemlock Restoration Initiative Program. The position has a flexible, preferred start-date of March 16th and an end date of July 31st. This position is open until filled.
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Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the commencement of service
  • Be available and commit to full-time service for the entire service term: members will serve a minimum of 675 hours from March 16 – July 31, which is roughly full-time (40 hours per week).
  • Consent to a criminal history check and be cleared for service
  • Meet minimum education requirements (see individual service descriptions)
  • Meet additional qualifications as listed in the service descriptions
  • Meet essential functions for each position as listed in the individual service descriptions

The policy and intent of Conserving Carolina is to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AmeriCorps Project Conserve will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with known mental/physical disabilities. Application materials are available in large-print format upon request.

Compensation & Benefits

For 675-hour positions members will receive

  • $6,500 living stipend (paid in equal installments via direct deposit, twice per month, minus taxes)
  • Childcare assistance if eligible. See eligibility requirements for full-time members enrolled in AmeriCorps State & National programs on the AmeriCorps Childcare Fact Sheet
  • Education award of $2,360 upon successful completion of the program. This award can be used to repay qualified student loans and to pay current educational expenses at eligible institutions of higher education and training programs. Learn more about the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award on
  • Mentorship, training, and professional development opportunities.

Application Instructions

Step 1: Learn about AmeriCorps Project Conserve
Step 2: Complete the AmeriCorps Project Conserve Application
Step 3: Submit your Application
  • Upload the following documents to Amy Stout, Program Director with EGNYTE
    • Cover Sheet
    • Application Form
    • Resume
    • Transcript (Unofficial is accepted)
  • Email the following documents to each host site to which you are applying:
    • Application Form
    • Resume
    • Transcript (Unofficial is accepted)
  • For positions located at Conserving Carolina, applicants only need to submit one application to Amy Stout, the Project Conserve Program Director.
  • We prefer electronic applications, but we will also accept mailed applications. If you choose to mail your application, please mail one copy to Conserving Carolina and then one copy to each host site to which you are applying. Mailing addresses are listed in the instructions (linked above).

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps Project Conserve!

AmeriCorps Project Conserve is administered by Conserving Carolina and funded by an AmeriCorps grant from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service in the office of Governor Roy Cooper, and the critical support of our host sites and community partners.
AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at