Seeking 2018-19 AmeriCorps Members

Seeking 2018-19 AmeriCorps Members

The Freshwater Land Trust is seeking two AmeriCorps Members to serve with us for one year beginning in September 2018. We are proud to partner with the YWCA’s Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program in order to make these service opportunities possible.

Service Opportunities

Outreach Coordinator – full description & application instructions

The Outreach Coordinator will assist the land trust staff developing and managing meaningful volunteer opportunities on properties for the general public, corporate and civic groups, and our board and junior board.  The Outreach Coordinator will have an opportunity to represent the land trust at public and partner events such as the Moss Rock Festival, Land Aid, Health Fairs, and others.  As we expand our education and internship programs, the Outreach Coordinator will help the Stewardship Director coordinate and implement that program.  Public engagement through social media and marketing materials will also be an area the Outreach Coordinator can contribute.  Anticipated activities include project planning, management, and outreach for a water quality protection project in partnership with the City of Birmingham. The Outreach Coordinator will assist the Land Conservation Director for landowner outreach with agricultural and forestry landowners.  Candidates must be flexible and available to work after hours and weekends as necessary.

Red Rock Trail Assistant – full description & application instructions

The Red Rock Trail Assistant will assist with communication efforts and promotion of the Red Rock Trail System, coordinate and attend meetings with the Red Rock Trail System Director to plan the advancement of the trail, assist with trail surveys, identify community needs within the Red Rock plan, and represent the land trust at community events throughout Jefferson County. Candidates must be flexible and available to work after hours and weekends as necessary.