Due Date: January 7, 2019.
Applications are open for EarthCorps International Corps Member Position2019 The global Corps Member position with EarthCorps is a 6-month service discovering experience for non-U.S. residents, which occurs in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.. Young ecological leaders from nations outside the United States will sign up with United States AmeriCorps Members to establish abilities in ecological service, neighborhood structure and management. International Corps Members are sponsored by EarthCorps on a J-1 Student visa
This is not a class or workshop. Corps Members invest 80% of their time in the field, taken part in ecological repair jobs throughout the Puget Noise area of Washington State. Repair is physically requiring and occurs outdoors in all climate condition.
EarthCorps is a Seattle-based not-for-profit company with an objective of establishing leaders to enhance neighborhood and bring back the health of our environment. EarthCorps’ International Corps Program is an extensive 6-month-long training and service chance. They join young people (age 18-28) from throughout the United States and around the globe to find out abilities in environment repair, neighborhood structure, and management. EarthCorps program individuals belong to a varied group of emerging ecological leaders devoted to team effort, service, and individual development.
- STATUS: Exchange Visitor under J-1 Visa training program
- DURATION: June 3– December 12, 2019 (need to have the ability to devote to the complete term)
- RATE OF PAY: Living stipend of $330/ month ( USD)
- COMMON HOURS OF SERVICE: 7: 30 a.m.– 5: 00 p.m. Monday– Friday
- some Saturdays needed, some Mondays off
- Homestay supplied (space and board)
- Day of rests acceptable as designated by EarthCorps
- Vacations will be paid as designated by EarthCorps
- Medical Insurance Coverage
- Bus Pass supplied
- Education & Training
- Boots, trousers, tee shirt, rain equipment and security devices supplied
Duties & Responsibilities
FIELD SERVICE (80% of program): Corps Members deal with a team of 5-7 young people carrying out ecological repair. A Team Leader guides the team as they total repair jobs throughout the Puget Noise area (in city, rural, and rural settings).
- Task Execution: Corps Members are accountable for the performance of achieving jobs and the quality of the end product under guidance from task personnel. Corps Members and personnel are accountable for the security of themselves, their fellow employees, and members of the general public who might be included with jobs.
- TRAINING & WORKSHOPS(20% of program): Corps Members get involved totally in retreats, workshops, and field trainings. These sessions supply abilities and context for the repair work that Corps Members total. Subjects covered consist of ecological repair theories and ideas, natural deposit management and international ecological problems, standard botany and ecology of the Pacific Northwest, management abilities, and social and cross-cultural interaction.
- Eligibility for J-1 Student Visa:.
- University degree in an associated field and 1 year of work experience
- 5 years of work/volunteer experience in an associated field
- Capability to strive in all climate condition,
- Dedication to cooperation and team effort with peers from around the globe,
- Conversational English capability,
- Capability to raise to 50 pounds (225 kg); Raise to 8 miles (13 km) while bring 40 pounds (18 kg) of weight for approximately 9 hours each day.
- Experience in outside field work or physical labor,
- Dedication to social work and previous experience in volunteer service,
- Interest for ecological preservation, science, entertainment or other associated field,
- Capability to find out and grow in a service training position,
- In Between 18-28 years of ages
Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis till employing for the 2019 accomplice is total. Top priority factor to consider will be offered to finish applications gotten by January 7, 2019.
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