We are pleased to announce our open position for an Outreach Specialist position through the AmeriCorps and NOWCorps program. Our Outreach Specialist will assist with planning and implementation of various outreach projects. They will serve as a liaison with environmental organizations, government agencies, and local leaders to connect student experiences with practical application of environmental principles. They will assist communities with planning their public involvement projects (clean ups, citizen storm water committee, tree plantings, etc.). They'll also work to expand outreach to the younger generations, assist the District with expanding social media platform, and create videos for district programs.
This position is a year-long national service position through AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is a national service program funded through the AmeriCorps agency and Serve Ohio, Ohio Commission on service and volunteerism. As a member of our NOWCorps Program, you would receive a living stipend during your service and, if you complete the program successfully, you may be eligible for the Segal Education Award. Involvement in NOWCorps would give you the ability to gain experience in the field, improve and expand your skill set, and provide a great opportunity to network.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A NOWCORPS MEMBER, OUR 2022-2023 SERVICE YEAR WILL RUN FROM OCTOBER 2022 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2023. CHECK OUT THE AVAILABLE MEMBER POSITION BELOW!
Additional information on AmeriCorps can be found here, here and here.
The Summit Soil & Water Conservation District is a unit of both Summit County Government and the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Our mission is to provide leadership and advocate for the stewardship of our natural resources and responsible land use, through the provision of education, technical assistance, and partnerships in Summit County.
Together with our partners, Summit Soil & Water Conservation District recognizes the importance of maintaining water quality throughout Northern Ohio. We also believe in educating the public and regional leaders to support behavioral changes that positively affect our water resources. The Northern Ohio Watershed Corps (NOWCorps) works with watershed groups, soil and water conservation districts, city and county government offices, and other conservation nonprofits to facilitate outreach, education, capacity building, environmental stewardship, and stormwater management.