Green Iowa AmeriCorps is Iowa's leader in boots-on-the-ground energy and environmental services. GIA is headquartered at the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy & Environmental Education, and maintains 20 sites throughout Iowa.
APPLY NOW to serve with our Environmental National Service Program!
Green Iowa AmeriCorps is currently hiring Summer Stewards!
The program is looking to recruit passionate and motivated individuals for a 3-month service experience in our service locations throughout Iowa. As a member of our new and existing programs sites, you will have the opportunity to create plans in conjunction with city officials, nonprofit leaders, and school districts and execute projects that will greatly impact the communities we serve. The leadership and empowerment experienced as part of our program will be like no other!
Our program hopes to train the next generation of ‘green-collar’ workers through a combination of service work, presentations, and hands-on learning. Members can build leadership abilities through specific coordinator roles, which will allow each member to contribute their own unique skills to the program. Members have access to free trainings, hands-on skill development, and extensive community engagement. Our mission is empowering Iowa's communities and school districts to make more environmental, conservation-minded decisions and improvements through direct service work, environmental education, professional development opportunities, and volunteer engagement.
Please apply by visiting our website: https://www.greeniowaamericorps.org/open-positions.
Applicants should send a copy of their resume and three professional references to GIACrecruitment@gmail.com.
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