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AFHA AmeriCorps Conservation member

Job Type: part-time temporary position

Location: West Virginia

Posting Date: 18 May 14

Closing Date: 17 Aug 14

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area AmeriCorps is recruiting now for one-year full-time service commitment starting in September 2014. Multiple positions available at agency or non-profit sites in the beautiful highlands of West Virginia doing conservation, ecosystem restoration, public land improvements, research and monitoring, recreation improvements, and/or environmental education. This is an excellent opportunity to gain professional experience while serving your community.
Members receive $12,100 annual living stipend and education award of $5,645 toward qualified student loans or future tuition, with most student loans deferred during service.

We seek quality graduates or individuals with life experience in fields related to natural resource management, environmental studies, wildlife, outdoor recreation, or environmental education.
All candidates should be self-directed and motivated, with strong communication skills.

 

Contact Information:

To apply send cover letter and resume to phyllisb@appalachianforest.us, or apply through AmeriCorps portal plus emailed cover letter. For more information see www.afha.us/americorps.htm

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