Still Hiring for Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership!

SNAP Positions in Placerville, Bishop & Visalia, California are still available! Apply, ASAP!

Do you love the Sierra?  Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light?  Do you want to gain valuable environmental professional experience? Apply to become one of the 28 Members of the
2015-2016 Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)!

SNAP is celebrating the 10th year of our program in 2015 – 2016!

We are seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to
a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable
communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and
technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and
receive an education award at the successful completion of service.
Please pass this email along to anyone you think would be interested
in the SNAP Program or these positions!

Positions Available:
Eastern Sierra Watersheds Coordinator at Friends of the Inyo in
Bishop, CA COSA Education Coordinator at Bishop Paiute Tribe in
Bishop, CA Lands Conservation Technician at Sequoia Riverlands Trust
in Visalia, CA Trail Monitor/Restoration Technician at Center for
Sierra Nevada Conservation in Visalia, CA    –
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraNevadaAlliance/76b5e41430/b699903988/a3fa32ce4b Click here to learn more about the positions.

Positions are opened until filled. Please apply as soon as possible!

Since 2007, more than 150 SNAP Members have served at 32 Sierra
conservation organizations and agencies to restore more than 12,000
acres of habitat, monitor more than 1,000 ecological sites, educate
more than 145,000 people and recruit more than 22,000 community
volunteers to serve their local Sierra watersheds.

Responsibilities & Projects:

Members will serve full-time, from October 15, 2015 – September 17,
2016. Projects & responsibilities will vary depending on service
positions but, will be based on watershed restoration and assessment,
watershed education and outreach, and volunteer recruitment and
management. For more detailed service descriptions, including
Position Descriptions and Service Plans, please  –
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraNevadaAlliance/76b5e41430/b699903988/e348401ce1 click here.

Applicant Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
Alien of the U.S. Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
(higher education degrees are highly recommended). Must be a minimum
of 18 years or older. Must not have a criminal history that precludes
the applicant’s ability to serve as an AmeriCorps member. Must not
have been released for cause from a previous AmeriCorps term of
service.  Must have not served more than 3 previous AmeriCorps terms
of service.

Compensation and Benefits:

Monthly stipend of $1,254 per month Standard health insurance Up to
340 hours of technical, ecological and skills-development training
throughout the year. AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,550 will be
granted upon completion of the program for use on existing qualified
student loans or future higher education expenses.

How to Apply:

1.    Check out the 2015-16 SNAP Position Descriptions and Service
Plans by  –
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraNevadaAlliance/76b5e41430/b699903988/39047d4fb6 clicking here.

2.    Fill out the online SNAP Member application by  –
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraNevadaAlliance/76b5e41430/b699903988/90781d6d41 clicking here. (You can download a sample of the SNAP application  –
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?SierraNevadaAlliance/76b5e41430/b699903988/d2d2c85355 here for reference, but you must fill it out via theonline
application.)

3.    Email your resume and a 1 page cover letter stating your
interest in the SNAP Member position and your best qualifications for
the position to lynn@sierranevadaalliance.org –
lynn@sierranevadaalliance.org?subject=SNAP%20Application%202015%20%E2%80%93%202016 . Be sure to title your email subject: “SNAP Application 2015 –
2016”.

4.    Positions are open until filled. Please apply as soon as
possible!

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