Multiple Climate Corps Positions — Bay Area, California
Organization: Climate Corps Bay Area
Job Title: Multiple Positions
Location: Bay Area, California
Hours and Compensation:
In exchange for their service, each Member receives the following benefits:
- Living Allowance of Approximately $1200 per month (before taxes)
- Segal Education Award of approximately $2500 at the completion of service
- Forbearance on existing qualified student loans and payment of interest accrued during your service
- Childcare Assistance — (to qualifying Members), paid to an eligible provider of your choice
- Significant professional development training.
Application Deadline: rolling for immediate opening
Position Dates: Jan – August 2013
Posted On: Jan. 11, 2013
See Website for even more positions: http://www.climatecorps-bayarea.org
In 2010-11 CCBA:
- Helped 85% of Members obtain jobs or return to school in a sustainability field
- Provided over 200 hours of professional development training to Members
- Implemented or accelerated over 50 GHG mitigation projects
- Contributed over 40,000 hrs towards Bay Area Climate Protection Efforts
- Realized 81% improvement in emissions reductions in 75% of programs
- Recruited and Supported 1450+ Volunteers for a total of 5,400 hours
For these mid year placements (from January – August 2013) 4 AmeriCorps Members will work with either nonprofits or local governments on greenhouse gas emissions reductions programs, including energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, waste conservation campaigns, and sustainability education and outreach. This program will bring AmeriCorps’ well-established “service as a solution” model for community action to the arena of climate change management. During the 900 hour Term of Service Members spend approximately 3/4 of their time on program implementation and 1/4 of their time on volunteer coordination.
- Assist with implementing programs that have immediate and measurable reductions in the community’s greenhouse gas emissions.
- Measure, track, and report the emission reductions to community agencies.
- Recruit, engage and build long-term volunteer involvement in the process.
As a Climate Corps Bay Area Member you will have the opportunity to put in 900 hours of service learning cutting edge, and valuable skills while helping Bay Area communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
- Directly implement one or more GHG emissions reduction programs
- Build awareness of GHG emissions reduction programs through outreach and publicity efforts
- Attend community events and present information as necessary
- Track outcomes to document emissions reductions as a result of the program
- Support and seek efforts to build community engagement with emissions reductions programs
- Maintain training materials and assist with providing hands-on training and support for all volunteers
- Monitor and track progress of volunteers engaged in emission reductions programs
This is a part-year placement that encompasses 900 hours of service.
- College graduates with at least one year of experience in the professional workplace preferred, comparable skills and experience will be considered
- The ideal candidate will have a solid math and science background, classroom experience with energy and environmental policy, and community outreach skills
- This is an equal opportunity position and we prefer to place a candidate who already lives in the community being served.
How to Apply
To become a Member you must fill out and submit our online application and include an attached resume. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all placements are filled, but applicants are encouraged to submit the application as soon as possible in order to ensure the best chance of being placed in an agency that fits your needs and goals.Once the application is complete and has been reviewed, applicants who qualify will be contacted for an interview.If you are interested in applying or wish to learn more about becoming a CCBA AmeriCorp Member,
please visit our website: http://www.climatecorps-bayarea.org