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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member Position

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod is a full-time residential service program dedicated to addressing the critical environmental and disaster preparedness and response needs on Cape Cod. 

As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member, you will have the opportunity to:

·      Explore various sectors of the environmental and disaster preparedness field.

·      Gain valuable skills through training and hands-on service experience.

·      Foster personal and professional development.

·      Build leadership skills.

·      Provide valuable and quality service for the environment and community of Cape Cod. 

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Members are expected to adhere to the service, community strengthening, and residential standards and follow all Program Guidelines and Operating Procedures outlined in the Member Handbook and Contract. The program standards are summarized below:

Service:

As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you are expected to provide quality community service in the areas of natural resource management, disaster preparedness and response, environmental education, and volunteer engagement to Barnstable County departments and towns, state and federal agencies, and non-profit entities on Cape Cod. You will participate in a variety of service projects both as a team member and as an individual.

Community Strengthening:

You are expected to build and strengthen the Cape Cod community and your residential community by demonstrating leadership, initiative, motivation, and teamwork and serve as a role model for others. 

Residential:

As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you are required to live in an assigned program-provided residence. Housing is an exclusive benefit to members enrolled in the program. Pets are prohibited in the residence. Smoking (including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco), alcohol use, and the use of recreational and illegal drugs are prohibited in the residence and on the property.

All AmeriCorps members must adhere to all AmeriCorps, Barnstable County, and AmeriCorps Cape Cod rules and regulations including following all standards set by AmeriCorps the Agency regarding prohibited member activities.

The Year 24 Term of Service begins on September 5, 2022 and ends on July 27, 2023.

Benefits:

As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod member, you will receive an in-depth orientation and training, housing during the term of service, a living stipend with the option for health care benefits, and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,495 from the National Service Trust upon successful and satisfactory completion of the program.

To be eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, you must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 1,700 hours (approximately 40 hours per week) of service within the program time frame. Of the 1,700 hours, a maximum of 20% may be counted for training, education, or other similar approved activities.

Your Term of Service may be extended by the program for the following reasons:

·      Your service is suspended due to compelling personal circumstances.

·      Your service is terminated but a grievance procedure has resulted in reinstatement.

Mandatory Qualifications of Applicants

  • Must meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements including clearance on all required National Service Criminal History Checks (National Sex Offender Public Website, State Criminal History Check, and FBI).
  • Must successfully pass Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) an Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident.
  • Must have at least two years of college or equivalent work or volunteer experience (GED or High School diploma required).
  • Must be able to provide your own reliable motor-vehicle and valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass a physical exam before term of service begins.
  • Must reside in an assigned program residence with other AmeriCorps Members for the duration of the term of service.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Skills, knowledge, and ability with a background in Geographic Information Systems, environmental studies, biology, or other sciences.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Experience overseeing volunteers and/or groups of people.
  • Experience responding to natural disasters.
  • Experience working outdoors and with power tools.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.

Essential Functions of the Position

  • Reports to assigned location to conduct fieldwork requiring endurance and conditioning. May endure extensive physical activity, including walking and climbing with equipment, through difficult terrain.
  • Provides assistance during disaster response efforts, including weekend hours.
  • Demonstrates commitment to community service and/or environmental service
  • Must live in a residential setting and foster a positive environment with housemates, in accordance with program established rules.
  • Demonstrates ability to work well in a team setting as well as independently.
  • Must be available to deploy nationally in the event of a disaster with short notice.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, pull, twist, and kneel.
  • Ability to perform demanding physical labor in all weather conditions (cold/hot/dry/humid/snow/rain).
  • Ability to drive in difficult weather conditions.

Other important items to know:

  • Barnstable County/AmeriCorps Cape Cod is committed to the inclusion of all people with all abilities and to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Justyna Marczak, Non -Discrimination Coordinator, at least ten days in advance at: 508-375-6646, or e-mail at jmarczak@barnstablecounty.org
  • We are an EOE/AA Employer
  • Barnstable County/AmeriCorps Cape Cod does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, disability, ancestry, age, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, veteran history/military status or genetic information, in the administration of its programs and activities, in accordance with County policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations.

AmeriCorps Cape Cod members are not Barnstable County employees. Members receive a bi-weekly stipend and are required to serve a minimum of 1,700 hours during the term of service contingent on awarded grant funds.The AmeriCorps Cape Cod program is funded through grants from AmeriCorps the Agency and matching funds from Barnstable County. Housing is provided by Barnstable County, Town of Barnstable, the Chatham Conservation Foundation, and the Cape Cod National Seashore.

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is a full-time residential service program dedicated to addressing the critical environmental and disaster preparedness and response needs on Cape Cod. 

As an AmeriCorps Cape Cod Member, you will have the opportunity…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Tipo de contrato
    Temporal
  • Fecha de inicio
    6 de septiembre de 2022
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    31 de agosto de 2022
  • Educación
    Bachillerato
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Principiante
Salario
USD $0 - USD $9900
/ año
Housing with utilities is provided.

Compensación

Benefits our AmeriCorps Cape Cod Members receive:

  • Housing during the term of service
  • A living stipend with the option for health care benefits
  • A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,495 from the National Service Trust upon successful and satisfactory completion of the program.

Additional benefits include extensive orientation and training in the following:

  • Power Tool & Carpentry Tool Use
  • Local Plant Identification
  • Land Management
  • Wildfire Mitigation
  • Shellfish Propagation
  • Shorebird Fencing & Monitoring
  • Environmental Education
  • Volunteer Management
  • Event Planning
  • Disaster Preparedness & Response
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Leadership & Teambuilding


Benefits our AmeriCorps Cape Cod Members receive:

  • Housing during the term of service
  • A living stipend with the option for health care benefits
  • A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award…

Ubicación

Presencial
Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod, Barnstable, MA 02630, United States
P.O. Box 427

Cómo aplicar

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Corps year until August 31, 2022. Interviews will be offered to qualified applicants who complete all steps of the application process. Interviews and position offers will be made on a rolling basis until 24 positions are filled.

Please note: All AmeriCorps Cape Cod member positions are contingent upon grant funds appropriated and awarded to the program by the Massachusetts Service Alliance and AmeriCorps the Agency.


AMERICORPS CAPE COD APPLICATION PROCESS:

Step One: Complete the My AmeriCorps Application

•      Create an account and profile on the My AmeriCorps website, https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do.

•      Search for Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod under the “Search listings” page and click the “Apply Now” button.

•      Complete and submit the application.

Step Two: AmeriCorps Cape Cod Supplemental Application

•      Click here to access the Supplemental Application on our Formstack Portal.  

**Please note your application is not complete until your electronic My AmeriCorps application and your Supplemental Application Packet have been received**


You will be notified by email when your application materials have been received. Applicants meeting the program requirement will be contacted by email to schedule an interview date and time. Interviews may be conducted in-person, via video call or over the phone.

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is committed to the inclusion of all people. The program will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process, interviews, and service upon request.

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Corps year until August 31, 2022. Interviews will be offered to qualified applicants who complete all steps of the…

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