Fellowship & Internship Opportunities
AmeriCorps VIP Fellow: Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association
AmeriCorps VIP Fellows are placed at established community nonprofit and educational organizations providing services to our community’s children and families. This position is responsible for improving the capacity of the placement site to attract and utilize high value (skilled and corporate) volunteers in order to increase services to the community. Over the course of the 1700-hour term, each VIP Fellow will recruit, train, and retain about 50 volunteers; build business partnerships for financial and volunteer support of service activities; and build capacity within the Partner Site volunteer program to provide the support, skills and resources volunteers need to be successful. As a VIP Fellow, you will be part of a team serving in different agencies throughout our community. You will build a legacy of volunteer infrastructure that will allow your partner site to provide services for years to come. You will spend time in the community, building partnerships, and forging lasting relationships. This position is a valuable opportunity to develop and apply your leadership and community organizing skills to make a lasting difference in the lives of children, youth, their families, and the local community.
The AmeriCorps VIP Fellow placed with ALBA will be charged with maintaining, coordinating, and expanding a volunteer program for the agency. ALBA’s mission is to create economic opportunity for limited-resource and aspiring organic farmers through land-based education in the heart of the Salinas Valley. The VIP Fellow at this site will be involved in daily community outreach and should be able to learn the basics of organic farming and the ALBA farm incubator in order to host tours to the farm. This position is a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities on a farm and needs a highly organized individual with high energy and good humor.
AmeriCorps VIP Fellow wanted at the Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) to recruit high-value (skilled and corporate) volunteers and to build volunteer infrastructure to benefit small organic family farmers. Start Date: September 9, 2019
Strategic Energy Innovations: Climate Corps Education Outside Fellowship Program
San Fransisco and San Mateo counties
Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about teaching and using school gardens as a learning laboratory for science education and environmental literacy for elementary-aged kids? We’re looking for people who share these passions to join our growing science-and-sustainability service Corps. Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a Fellowship program taking place over two academic years which serves public K-5 schools in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. As a CCEO Fellow, you will lead garden-based science and environmental literacy education serving a high percentage of low-income K-5 students and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.
Candidates must be available to work from September 1st, 2019 for two academic years (September to May). During the school year, Mondays through Thursdays are dedicated to teaching in the outdoor classroom at your school site and guiding science, sustainability, and other efforts with the community. Two Fridays a month are designated for professional development, which includes formal learning workshops offered within garden-based education, leadership for community engagement, horticulture and garden design, peer coaching, and administration time.
Closing Date: August 1st
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