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 19 sites throughout Iowa.
Apply now to serve with our 6-month Environmental Steward Program!
ENERGY & COMMUNITY - The Energy & Community branch helps Iowans become more energy efficient through residential weatherization, energy education, and community outreach services. Energy & Community uses a team-based approach to provide residential weatherization services as well as energy education and energy-related community outreach efforts. As of 2016, all labor and materials are free to any individuals who qualify for a home weatherization after testing for too much air infiltration during a Home Energy Audit. Download the position description for Energy & Community here. Energy & Community on Facebook
SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS - The Sustainable Schools branch serves as a resource and catalyst for Iowa school districts to build a more energized and sustainable future. Sustainable Schools members serve as sustainability coordinators and work to reduce district-wide energy costs and assist teachers and staff in implementing environmental project-based learning initiatives. Download the position description for Sustainable Schools here. Sustainable Schools on Facebook
LAND & WATER STEWARDS - The Land and Water Stewards branch is dedicated to restoration and conservation of Iowa's native habitats and natural resources. Members are focused on conserving and restoring Iowa's lost ecosystems and water quality. Download the position description for Land & Water Stewards here.Land & Water Stewards on Facebook