AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Position – Environmental
|Openings||24 Available Spots|
|Service dates||September 5, 2022 and ends on July 27, 2023|
AmeriCorps Cape Cod is a full-time residential service program dedicated to addressing the critical environmental and disaster preparedness and response needs on Cape Cod.
As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member, you will have the opportunity to:
Essential Functions of the Position
Barnstable County, MA
Cape Cod, MA
|Living allowance||A living stipend with the option for health care benefits and Housing during the term of service|
|Benefits||As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you will receive an in-depth orientation and training, housing during the term of service, a living stipend with the option for health care benefits, and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,495 from the National Service Trust upon successful and satisfactory completion of the program.
To be eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, you must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 1,700 hours (approximately 40 hours per week) of service within the program time frame. Of the 1,700 hours, a maximum of 20% may be counted for training, education, or other similar approved activities. Your Term of Service may be extended by the program for the following reasons:
Additional benefits include extensive orientation and training in the following:
|Education requirements||GED or High School diploma required|
|Desired skills, certifications or qualifications||
Mandatory Qualifications of Applicants
Additional Preferred Qualifications
As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you are expected to provide quality community service in the areas of natural resource management, disaster preparedness and response, environmental education, and volunteer engagement to Barnstable County departments and towns, state and federal agencies, and non-profit entities on Cape Cod. You will participate in a variety of service projects both as a team member and as an individual.
You are expected to build and strengthen the Cape Cod community and your residential community by demonstrating leadership, initiative, motivation, and teamwork and serve as a role model for others.
As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you are required to live in an assigned program-provided residence. Housing is an exclusive benefit to members enrolled in the program. Pets are prohibited in the residence. Smoking (including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco), alcohol use, and the use of recreational and illegal drugs are prohibited in the residence and on the property.
|Weekly Hours||Approximately 40 hours per week|
|Our mission||A residential service program dedicated to Natural Resource Management, Disaster Preparedness & Response, Education, and Volunteer Engagement.|
Disaster Relief, Environment