2016 Earth Corps International Program In USA - Apply!

2016 Earth Corps Program: EarthCorps is currently inviting international groups and non-US citizens to join the 6-month international program for environmental restoration. EarthCorps is a non-profit organization dedicated towards making a global community through local environmental service.
EarthCorps offers intensive programs for young people to teach them the best practices in conservation techniques and develop skills in enthusiastic volunteers.
The international corps member position is a 6-month service learning experience with EarthCorps in Seattle, WA, USA. Young environmental leaders from countries outside the United States will join US AmeriCorps members to develop skills in environmental service, community building and leadership.

Corps members spend 80% of their time in the field engaged in environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound region of Washington State. Restoration is very physically demanding and takes place outdoors in all weather conditions.

Program Description
EarthCorps brings together emerging environmental leaders from around the world to participate in an environmental service program. EarthCorps programs focus on physical hands-on field service that includes:
  • Environmental restoration
  • Community building
  • Leadership

(40 hours a week, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm) Participants take part in environmental restoration projects, such as invasive plant removal, tree-planting, trail construction, and erosion control. Projects are located throughout Washington State.

Benefits
  • EarthCorps international participants will receive:
  • a monthly stipend
  • health insurance
  • homestay family
  • A Public Transit pass for transportation around the Seattle area

Eligibility Criteria
Desired Qualifications
  • Between 18-25 years old
  • Experience in environmental field work and intercultural exchange
  • Commitment to community service and previous experience in volunteer service
  • Required Qualifications
  • No Criminal Record
  • Conversational English
  • 4 year college degree and 1 year of work experience in the environmental field -OR- 5 years of work experience in the environmental field

How to Apply
Applicants can make online applications! Applicants must upload the following documents:
Candidate Nomination Form
Resume/C.V.
Autobiography

Copy of the picture page of your passport.

The deadline for application is 12 February 2016. For more information, Follow This LINK To Visit The Official Website

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