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Americorp VISTA at Mancos Conservation District - 4280

Job Title: 
Americorp VISTA
Mancos Conservation District
604 Bauer Ave.
Mancos, CO 81238
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Community Stewards serve in rural, tribal, and urban communities across the
United States. Each Community Stewards project is unique, crafted by the local
sponsoring organization and BRIDGE Network staff in order to address the specific
needs of the community served. As AmeriCorps*VISTAs, Community Stewards
serve in projects that address the root causes of poverty by building local capacity.
BRIDGE Network recruits Community Stewards on a rolling basis with the most
common start dates in February, July, August, and November. All Community
Stewards must attend a VISTA Pre-Service-Orientation, either at a physical location
or online and must live in the community they serve for one full year. BRIDGE
Network offers professional development and training for all Community Stewards
which includes eligibility for graduate programs through partnering colleges and
universities.
In addition to partnering with nonprofits and land management sites across the
United States, BRIDGE Network partners with federal agencies including: The
Corporation for National and Community Service, The United States Department of
the Interior, Department of Agriculture, The National Park Service, The Bureau of
Indian Affairs, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, and more.

Requirements:
 Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
 Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
 Must be able to commit to a full year (365 days) of service
 Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits:
 Living Stipend
 Student Loan Forbearance Eligibility
 Settling-in allowance and relocation expenses
 Eligibility for Segal Education Award
 Federal non-compete hiring status for one year following service
 10 leave days, 10 sick days, 5 emergency days
 Does not decrease eligibility for SNAP and other public assistance

Application Instructions: 

To apply please visit: gobridgenet.org/join

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture