CivicSpark Fellow

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CivicSpark

Location
Language
Type
Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco
English
Full-time
Level
Profession
Deadline
Entry level
Other
31.05.2022
Location
Language
Type
Level
Profession
Deadline
Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco
English
Full-time
Entry level
Other
31.05.2022

About Us

CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address climate change and water management needs.

About the Role

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31ST! CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program where Fellows focus on planning and policy support to build local government capacity to address resilience challenges and create lasting impact in California, Washington, and Colorado communities. CivicSpark Fellows will focus on projects in partnership with local governments such as: - Climate mitigation, adaptation, and decarbonization - Water policy and management - Affordable housing and sustainable mobility - Rural broadband - Equity and environmental justice Fellows are spread regionally throughout California, Washington, and Colorado. Each region has a Regional Coordinator who oversees the various Fellows in their area, providing guidance, mentorship, and support for the Fellows’ professional development goals. Site Supervisors are the Fellows’ on-site contact, who works with Fellows on a day-to-day basis and provides assistance on project work and supporting the Fellows’ professional growth in the workplace. BENEFITS - $22,000 Living Allowance ($25,500 for WA/CO) - $6,495 Segal Education Award - $3,655 California For All Educational Award (for CA cohort only) - SNAP (CalFresh) - Student loan forebearance - Health insurance - Childcare assistance - Professional development training - Network development - CivicSpark and AmeriCorps alumni support Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Please do not send any resumes or cover letters via email; we will only accept applications submitted via our website.

What You're Gonna Do

While projects vary, Fellows can expect to work on a range of tasks including meeting facilitation, community outreach, data collection and analysis, and report writing. Fellows will also have the opportunity to work on volunteer engagement projects, as well as attend regular training to build professional and technical skills. Fellows will complete their service year with a strong understanding of working with local governments through service.

About You

- Minimum of a 2-year AA degree from an accredited college or university - Commitment to the full term of service (11 months, 1,700 + hours) - Ability to work in a professional setting (potentially remote) - Strong communication and teamwork skills Preferred Qualifications - A degree in a related field - One year of relevant experience - Past service experience (e.g., volunteering, community service, etc.) - Experience with, or training in, outreach, facilitation and/or education - Being local to the community you will serve in.

Skills

What We Offer

- Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States (unfortunately we cannot place DACA recipients) - Ability to pass FBI, CA DOJ, WA DOJ, out-of-state, and NSOPR background checks prior to service

Salary

22000 for California, 25,500 for WA/CO

International Candidates

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