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Now Accepting Applications for the 2018/2019 program year.

Looking for the next step after the military? Looking for something to do in between drill weekends? Want to work alongside other military veterans?

This is an exciting opportunity in an award-winning AmeriCorps program for Military Veterans or immediate military family members.

As part of a team, you will perform a variety of conservation activities including trail maintenance, invasive plant species identification and eradication, maintenance projects, historical preservation, and park based projects throughout the state of Delaware. You will received education, training, hands on skills, and certifications throughout your year of service that can prepare you for employment in the natural resources field.

Slots are limited and fill quickly.

  • Perfect opportunity for military veterans, recently retired veterans, activemguard and reserve members, military spouses and immediate family members.
  • FBI fingerprint background investigation is required, provided by the program at no cost to participants.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Term runs October 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019
  • Positions available on teams located statewide.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $572.16 every two weeks
  • National Service Trust Education Award upon successful completion – $5,920
  • Outstanding Training, Certifications, and Experience
  • Uniforms
  • Admission to all Delaware State Parks
  • Qualify for a scholarship to Wilmington University

Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a military veteran and/or military family member
  • Able to pass State and FBI criminal background check
  • Committed to a full term of service (1700 hours)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States
  • Available some weekends and evenings. Mostly day participation Monday – Friday, 7am-3pm

Requirements

  • Able to perform hard physical outdoor work in various conditions
  • Able to learn local flora and fauna
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Able to work as a part of a team and alone with little direct supervision
  • Able to learn and apply program rules, regulations, policies and procedures

More information or to apply>

Karen Minner CIG, CPSI
Veterans Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Program Director
Grants Administrator
Delaware State Parks
P: 302-739-9208
F: 302-661-7209
E: Karen.minner@state.de.us

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10am – 2pm
Wilmington University
Dover Campus

FRIDAY, SEP 7
10am-2pm
Middletown Fire Company
27 W Green Street
Middletown

Employers are gathering because they want to hire military and veterans and military spouses! Don’t miss this GREAT opportunity!

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EMPLOYER      Connections CSP, Inc.

JOB TITLE        Community Outreach Specialist

The Community Outreach Worker’s responsibility is to identify low income Veteran families who are homeless or in jeopardy of losing housing, determine their program eligibility, and provide supportive services. Our goal is to alleviate homelessness for Veterans throughout the state of Delaware.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED, prefer candidate with experience working with the homeless
  • Street outreach experience a plus, in addition to being familiar with resources for low income individuals
  • If interested, email resume to Joni Patterson at jpatterson@connectionscsp.org

 Outstanding AmeriCorps opportunity for Military Members, Veterans or immediate military family members.

The next program begins on October 2, 2017 and we seeking out 15 members for this award winning program.

Working as a part of a team, you will perform a variety of conservation activities including: Trail Maintenance, Invasive Species identification and eradication, and park based service projects.

You will gain education, certifications, and hands on training in the natural resources field.

FBI fingerprint background investigation is required, provided by the program at no cost to participants. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Program term October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.

Positions available on teams located statewide.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $522.80 every two weeks
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Child care assistance available
  • National Service Trust Education Award upon successful completion = $5,800
  • Outstanding Training and job skills experience
  • Uniforms
  • Admission to all Delaware State Parks

For more information or to register please visit our website www.destateparks.com/veteranscorps, like our page on Facebook, or email me at Karen.minner@state.de.us

POC FOR QUESTIONS:
Karen Minner CIG, CPSI
Veterans Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Program Director
Delaware State Parks
P: 302-739-9208
Karen.minner@state.de.us

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