AmeriCorps Project Conserve

Overview

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the commencement of service
  • Be available and commit to the full service term, as outlined in the individual service description
  • 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 opportunity 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.

** PLEASE NOTE: Service Positions are always contingent on AmeriCorps grant funding.

Compensation & Benefits

For half-time (900 hour) positions in the 2018-2019 program year, members will receive:

  • Living stipend of $7,280 over the term of service (paid twice per month, minus taxes.)
  • Education award of $2,960 upon successful completion of the program. This award can be used to pay off existing school loans or apply for future education.
  • Mentorship, training, and professional development opportunities. Training may include Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED, Conflict Resolution, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and more.

For full-time (1700 hour) positions in the 2018-2019 program year, members will receive:

  • Living stipend of $13,750 over a 10 or 11-month term of service (paid twice per month, minus taxes.)
  • Health insurance reimbursement, and childcare assistance.
  • Education award of $5,920 upon successful completion of the program. This award can be used to pay off existing school loans or apply for future education.
  • Mentorship, training, and professional development opportunities. Training may include Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED, Conflict Resolution, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and more.

Application Timeline

December 17, 2018: Application Deadline

Dec 18, 2018 – Jan 2, 2019: Interviews scheduled

January 3-4, 2019: Offers made

January 16, 2019: First Day of Service

July 31, 2019: Last Day of Service

Application Instructions

Step 1: Learn about AmeriCorps Project Conserve

  • Review the Overview, Eligibility and Compensation information to determine if Project Conserve is right for you.
  • Review Service Descriptions and identify positions you are interested in applying for.

Step 2: Complete the AmeriCorps Project Conserve Application

Step 3: Submit your Application

  • Send a complete application to each host site where you are applying for a position
  • Send your complete application to Amy Stout, the Project Conserve Program Director
  • Electronic or hard copies are accepted

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps Project Conserve!