- Various, Massachusetts
- Position Type
- Organization Type
- Professional Level
- Non-Competitive Eligibility
- Advanced Degree Required
This year 21 AmeriCorps members will serve in the MassLIFT program in one of four positions: Regional Conservation Coordinators, Land Stewardship Coordinators, Community Engagement Coordinators, and Service Learning Coordinators. All members carry out capacity building projects and recruit, train, and/or manage community volunteers. Specific activities vary by host site.
These are full-time AmeriCorps positions requiring 1,700 hours of service over 11 months. The 2014 MassLIFT program will run from September 8, 2014 - August 7, 2015.
Essential and desired qualifications vary by position and host site. Position descriptions for each host site are posted on our JoinMassLIFT webpages: www.mountgrace.org/join-masslift. Applicants must also meet the following AmeriCorps requirements:
This job is available to applicants with active non-competitive eligibility (NCE) status. NCE is a special federal hiring status applicable for certain federal jobs. For more information on NCE, visit www.peacecorps.gov/nce.
$12,400 living allowance
Thirteen organizations, located across the state, will host MassLIFT AmeriCorps members in 2014-2015: Buzzards Bay Coalition/Wareham Land Trust, East Quabbin Land Trust, Essex County Greenbelt Association/Town of Ipswich, Groundwork Lawrence, Hilltown Land Trust, Kestrel Land Trust, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust (Mount Grace), North County Land Trust, the North Quabbin Regional Landscape Partnership (with Mount Grace), Sudbury Valley Trustees, and Wildlands Trust. Appalachian Mountain Club-Berkshires and Greenagers will share the assistance of a Service Learning Coordinator.
Additional Application Materials:
Our application includes a cover letter, resume, references and completed MassLIFT application form. All must be sent as ONE PDF to MassLIFTapp@mountgrace.org.
Application instructions, position descriptions, and further information about MassLIFT AmeriCorps will be on the Mount Grace website when available, likely late April: www.mountgrace.org/masslift-americorps (Click on Join MassLIFT). Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Interviews begin late May and we aim to fill positions by mid-July.
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps' Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.