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FLCC AmeriCorps Project R.O.A.R. AmeriCorps Member (District 5 - Hobe Sound)

Company: MyFlorida
Location: Hobe Sound
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

FLCC AmeriCorps Project R.O.A.R. AmeriCorps Member (District 5 - Hobe Sound)Date:Dec 29, 2021Location: HOBE SOUND, FL, US, 33455 Apply now The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on ourE-Verify website (.Requisition No: 453268 Agency: Environmental ProtectionWorking Title: FLCC AmeriCorps Project R.O.A.R. AmeriCorps Member (District 5 - Hobe Sound)Position Number: 37971013 Salary: Monthly Living Stipend: $1,500.00 Posting Closing Date: 02/28/2022 Overview The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps Program is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Members serve 1700 hours in Florida State Parks. FLCC members will serve under one of three Project areas, Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Nonnative plant Terminators), Project T.R.E.C. (Trail Restoration and Enhancement Corps), or Project R.O.A.R (Regional Outreach and Awareness Recruiters). Members are required to work 35 40 hours per week and must have a positive attitude. Project R.O.A.R. members are placed regionally throughout Florida and work directly with DEP staff to identify parks in need of volunteer recruitment and outreach. Members may create outreach material, while learning to navigate and manage DEP volunteer tracking systems. In addition, these members work with FLCCs two other project areas to assist members with volunteer and outreach goals. To find out more about AmeriCorps, National Service, and the program you can visit: Program Mission The mission of the Florida Conservation Corps is to develop natural and cultural resource leaders by connecting them to areas of critical need in conservation, preservation, interpretation and resource-based recreation. RequirementsMust be able to complete an FBI/FDLE background check (free of charge) before the start dateMust be able to attend orientation in MarchMust commit to full 1,700 hours of service over 11 monthsMust be at least 17 years of ageMust have obtained at least a high school diploma or equivalentMust have a valid drivers licenseMust be able to tolerate extreme and adverse conditions of FloridaUnderstand that this is not employment, but national service through an AmeriCorps programPositive attitude Training AvailableInterpretationLeadershipDisaster ResponseCPR/First AidEffective CommunicationResume/Cover letter workshopOther training dependent on location and availability Monetary BenefitsLoan deferment$6,195.00 Education award after the completion of serviceMonthly Living Stipend: $1,500.00Free insurance (deductibles still required)Access to Employee Assistance ProgramChildcare assistance if applicableFree access to all 175 state parks What you can expect from your serviceProfessional developmentIntroduction to federal and state policy and guidelinesExperience entering data and retrieving reports for progress trackingOrganize and/or participate in strike teams and service projectsNetwork and build relationships with natural resource professionalsCommunity OutreachFlyer and graphic design and developmentOpportunity to recruit volunteers and lead volunteer projectsTable at community eventsInteract and educate park visitorsParticipate in disaster response recovery efforts The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.Nearest Major Market:Port Saint Lucie

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