Environmental Education Leadership Corps Member (AmeriCorps)

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11:00pm


United States

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Members serve across Kentucky at sites like parks, nature centers, colleges, and government agencies. Some responsibilities depend on the site. Please see keec.ky.gov/EELC for full list of service sites and position descriptions.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
•Complete & submit all necessary EE AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by predetermined deadlines.
•Attend all EE AmeriCorps trainings including organization and team trainings.
•Complete all EE required National Days of Service projects.
•Some local and out of town travel required.
•Attend and complete the course requirements for the Professional Environmental Educator Certification Course.

Some experience with EE or environmental coursework is preferred, but a strong passion for the environment and educating others about the environment is absolutely required!

Terms of service:
•Service term: September 1, 2019- August 31, 2020
•1700-hour commitment (about 34-36 hours/week), or 900-hour commitment (about 17-18 hours/week)
•Member will become certified (at no charge to the member) in the nationally accredited Professional Environmental Educator Certification Course.
•Access to the Mental Health Member Assistance Program
•Health Insurance available (if not already covered on another plan)
•Child care (if qualified)
•Opportunity for loan forbearance
•Access to Employers of National Service Database

*This is an AmeriCorps position, and is therefore NOT considered employment, nor will anyone selected to serve be considered an employee of the site, the EELCorps program, KAEE, CNCS, nor of any other partners of the EELCorps program.*

Position Start Date:

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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How to Apply:

Visit keec.ky.gov/EELC for the full application

Job Compensation:


Compensation Information:

•Living Allowance: $13,992 (1700 hours), or $7,407 (900 hours)
•Segal Education Award: $6,095 (1700 hours), or $3,047.50 (900 hours) to be used on qualified student loans and further education. Awarded after successful completion of term hours