Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, August 25
-SCWG Taylor Ridge Trash Pick-up, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., meet at SCWG office in Glouster, bring gloves, water and a snack.

Now Hiring for November AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you know someone interested in sustainable development, environmental issues, non-profit administration, or youth education?

Rural Action is looking for full-time, paid volunteers to start work in November. Available positions include:

- Development Liaison
- Event/Volunteer Specialist
- Forestry Development Liaison
- Forestry Income Opportunities Outreach
- Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership
- Media Graphic Design
- Monday Creek Restoration Project
- Youth Leadership Liaison
- Friends of Lower Muskingum River, Inc.

AmeriCorps*VISTA offers the following benefits:

- $833/month living allowance
- choice of $4,725 education award or $1,200 end-of-service cash stipend
- vacation and sick leave
- health benefits
- hands-on experience and training

Deadline for applications is September 7, 2007.

Please visit the Rural Action website, call 740-767-4938, or e-mail for complete job descriptions and more information.

To submit an application go to the Americorps website and follow the onscreen directions.

AmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national service program sponsored by the Corporation for National & Community Service. Volunteers serve full-time for one year.