Our program seeks to reconnect people with the outdoors and to develop future leaders in conservation. CTNC AmeriCorps members will develop service projects that help remove barriers to environmental education throughout North Carolina, as well as help expand the diversity of backgrounds among conservation leaders in the state. The 2018-2019 service year begins on September 3, 2018.
We offer a living stipend ($13,732), health insurance reimbursement (up to $150 per month), childcare assistance, and monthly professional development opportunities. Participants who complete the program will receive an education award of $5,920.
AmeriCorps Host Organizations for 2018-2019
- Bald Head Island Conservancy
- Balsam Mountain Trust
- Davidson Lands Conservancy
- Durham Public Schools Hub Farm
- Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association
- Eno River Association
- Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust
- Keep Durham Beautiful
- NC Arboretum
- NC Coastal Land Trust
- Piedmont Triad Regional Council
- Tar River Land Conservancy
- The Conservation Fund Good Hope Farm
- Triangle J Council of Governments
- Triangle Land Conservancy
- UNCW MarineQuest
AmeriCorps is one of three major initiatives that CTNC offers to connect more people with the outdoors in addition to NC Youth Conservation Corps and the Diversity in Conservation Internship Program. All three provide paid positions – sign up to receive notifications regarding recruitment and hiring opportunities.
CTNC’s AmeriCorps has four goals:
1. Make environmental education more accessible to diverse audiences
2. Provide tools for people from diverse backgrounds to become future leaders in conservation
3. Build bridges between conservation groups and communities
4. Connect more North Carolinians to the outdoors
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