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AmeriCorps Internship at North Mountain Park

North Mountain Park AmeriCorps The North Mountain Park Nature Center is offering a 6-month, full time internship through AmeriCorps. This position is for a Service Learning Program Leader. The term is from February 1 to July 31, 2023. The position closes January 13, 2023.
 
The person offered this position will lead outdoor education programs and support volunteer stewardship in a nature park, rich with plant diversity and wildlife. Assist with the coordination and delivery of Service Learning field trips for grades 3-12. Teach outdoor education curriculum, often connected to on site, community service projects including trail maintenance, weed removal and habitat restoration.  Assist in the training and support of a large volunteer community, through volunteer program coordination, training, appreciation and the development of a volunteer handbook. Assist with habitat maintenance and restoration projects in both natural habitats and demonstration flower gardens.
 
United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) members engage in meaningful service that meets critical community needs throughout Southwest Oregon. UCA projects improve access to social services by bridging barriers to educational opportunities, mentoring, job skills development, employment resources, family stability and having healthy futures. Our members engage clients in their dedicated service project, and then use their experience to recruit, retain and support community volunteers in their project and host site. Our positions are a dynamic combination of serving in a dedicated project (85%) and engaging in civic and professional development opportunities, alongside our AmeriCorps cohort (15%).
 
Boost your resume, teach about nature in a supportive environment and possibly change your life! Application and information, including responsibilities, requirements, qualifications and more at ashland.or.us/AmeriCorps. Apply today!
 
North Mountain Park Nature Center is located at 620 N Mountain Ave in Ashland. The park and Nature Center are managed by APRC. More at NorthMountainPark.org. Additional information on this position available at My.AmeriCorps.gov. For more on APRC visit AshlandParksandRec.org. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @AshlandParksandRec and use the hashtags, #AshlandParksandRec #APRC #NorthMountainPark #FunItsInOurNature
 
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