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Americorp Environmental Education Position


Posted 12/28/2018
County Sioux
Location Hawarden ,Iowa
Deadline 02/20/2019


Description

Americorp Environmental Education Position- 70,000 Americans each year participate in results-driven service opportunities sponsored by thousands of local and National non-profits, public agencies and faith-based organizations.  SCCB is proud to be chosen to receive an Environmental Education Americorp position. The vision of the Americorp position is to provide the following to the youth in Sioux County: recognizing the importance of Iowa’s natural resources and conservation practices; understanding the science of the natural world; experiencing joy of outdoor activities; developing appreciation and sense of stewardship for the environment. In exchange for the experience, the Americorp member develops skills for their resume, earn a living allowance and receives a monetary post-service education award to finance education or student loans.  Also, members can apply for education loan forbearance during term of service. Open to ages 17 and older who have graduated High School. 

Position will be based at Oak Grove Park, typical hours are Monday- Friday 8 am- 4:30 pm and some Saturdays, 40 hour work week.

Pleas send cover letter, resume, and references to:

Sioux County Conservation Board
Attn: Sunday Ford
4051 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023
sfnaturalist@siouxcounty.org



Qualifications
Enjoy Interest in the outdoors and working with all ages. Pursuing career in education or other environmental related courses. Must be 17 years of age and older, and have graduated high school.

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, and references to:
Sioux County Conservation Board
Attn: Sunday Ford
4051 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023
sfnaturalist@siouxcounty.org

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