About the Position
Preference will be given to candidates that apply prior to the deadlines below. Spots will be filled by qualified candidates on a first come, first serve basis.
|Deadline to Apply||Service Start Date||Estimated Service End Date|
|November 13, 2020||November 30, 2020||August 9, 2021|
|December 13, 2020||January 6, 2021||September 15, 2021|
AmeriCorps Member Benefits Include:
- A living allowance of up to $16,200 (disbursed in equal payments every two weeks)
- An Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $4,336.50 upon successful program completion
- For members at least 55 years of age, ability to transfer ed award to a child, step-child, foster-child, grandchild, or step-grandchild
- Forbearance and accrued interest payment for eligible student loans.
- Professional Development, an extensive Alumni network
CDPHE will serve as the primary, virtual host site for the program which has been designed to ensure members have the support needed to succeed in this entirely remote position. A background in Public Health is not required as AmeriCorps members will receive extensive training from CDPHE to prepare them to support the state’s COVID Containment efforts. Members will serve on a team of 5-10 people, under the supervision of a Team Leader (CDPHE staff member).
This project demonstrates the power of national service collaborating to meet pressing community needs in times of disaster. Candidates should note: as this is a disaster relief position the workload can fluctuate significantly based on infection rates and community need. In this unprecedented, evolving pandemic, public health circumstances can change quickly and unexpectedly. Members will receive cross-training in a variety of skills to be deployed as needed to best support LPHAs and the day to day service activities may vary as best suits the needs of the community.
For residents of Colorado:
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For non-Colorado residents:
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About the Partners
About Community Resource Center
Established in 1981, Community Resource Center (CRC) creates opportunities, tools, and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. We believe in the power of the nonprofit sector to affect change and support thriving communities. We envision a strong and sustainable nonprofit sector leading our state towards a more just future.
About Conservation Legacy
Conservation Legacy provides support for local conservation and community service programs under the leadership of a national organization, delivering high quality programming in communities across the country to produce enduring impact through local action. In 2019, Conservation Legacy engaged over 2,200 youth, young adults and veterans in conservation, restoration and community development projects and contributed 1.2 million hours of service to the nation. Conservation Legacy programs engage participants on diverse conservation and community service projects that provide opportunities for personal and professional development and meet the high priority needs of public land managers and community partners. Working in close collaboration with partners across the country, Conservation Legacy advances goals of increasing opportunities in conservation, stewardship, national service and workforce development.