Community Engagement Coordinator (AC- TerraCorps)

TerraCorps

About the organization

TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental non-profit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature. Working at the intersection of the land conservation and urban agriculture movements, our vision is to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community.

Duties

Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC) build the long-term capacity of their Service Sites by developing culturally inclusive systems, programming, partnerships, and events. By collaborating with community groups, CECs demonstrate how the sustainable use and conservation of land can help address community needs related to education, public health, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, homelessness, poverty, hunger, and cultural decline. By helping a broader cross-section of people experience the benefits of land, CECs build connections between the environment and people that increase public support for land access, revitalization, and conservation initiatives. Through engaging diverse peoples and collaborating with community partners, CECs build bridges that reinforce the connection between land and a sustainable social, economic, and environmental future for all people.

Qualifications

As a program of AmeriCorps, TerraCorps applicants must also meet the following AmeriCorps requirements:
•A US citizen, US national, Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the U.S. and/or tribal member
•At least 18 years old
•A minimum of a high school diploma or GED
•No more than three previous terms as an AmeriCorps member
•Pass a criminal history background check, including an FBI check

Salary

Living Stipend, education award, access to healthcare, childcare, and food assistance benefits

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested applicants should review open positions on our website and submit a full application (application form, cover letter and resume) to [email protected] for consideration.

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