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2015 AmeriCorps Positions Available at NOAA

ALPENA, MI – Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary visitor center in Alpena, Michigan is pleased to announce the application process is now open for two 2015 AmeriCorps positions.  NOAA

This is truly a once in a life time opportunity for someone who is involved with AmeriCorps.

AmeriCorps is a national service program designed to strengthen citizenship and the ethic of service by engaging thousands of Americans on a full-time or part-time basis to help communities to address their toughest challenges. Michigan’s AmeriCorps is similar to a domestic Peace Corps, that involves individuals (members) “getting things done” in their communities.

The two positions available are:

1.  Education & Outreach Specialist at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
The Education Coordinator is principally responsible for supporting new and existing place-based education/resource stewardship service projects with schools (and in partnership with project-relevant community partners) participating in the Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMI GLSI). The Education Coordinator will work in partnership with the NEMI GLSI Coordinator to: provide training in Place Based education; identify and build relationships with community partners; and, plan and implement student-driven environmental stewardship projects in partnership with teachers and students. Read the full position description.
2.  Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Education Coordinator
The Education & Outreach Specialist will provide educational programs to a diverse audience (groups, individuals, families, K-12 students), help recruit and engage volunteers, refine existing education and outreach materials/programs, represent the sanctuary at outreach events and meetings, and support the sanctuary’s education evaluation efforts. Read the full position description.

ONLINE Applications and position descriptions available at:

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