Join ESLT for a six month AmeriCorps internship!

The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership is currently accepting applications for 2013 Half Term SNAP Members!

One Half Term Member will serve six months (April 2- September 28, 2013) here at Eastern Sierra Land Trust, working to protect and restore our beautiful Sierra watersheds through education, outreach, volunteer recruitment, and restoration. Applications due February 11, 2013.

Apply to Serve in the Beautiful Sierra Nevada!

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2012 AmeriCorps member Victoria Ortiz leads a birding field trip.

Do you want to gain professional environmental experience while serving in beautiful Sierra Nevada?

Monitoring an ESLT conservation easement property that is rich with cultural resources.

2011 AmeriCorps member Hillary Behr monitoring an ESLT conservation easement property that is rich with cultural resources.

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership member enables you to do great things for the Sierra Nevada while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps. Protect the Sierra environment and rural communities. You will learn teamwork, communications, conservation issues, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership needs your courage, skills, and dedication.

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2010 AmeriCorps member Sarah Spano leads the Sunflower Education project with local 3rd grade students.

SNAP Half Term Members receive the following service benefits: $1,254 monthly living allowance, Standard AmeriCorps health insurance, $2,775 educational award upon completion of a year of service which can be used for future educational expenses or to pay back qualified student loans, Student loan forbearance (applicable for common student loan providers), and up to 170 hours of skills and technical training and mentorship with environmental professionals.

For details on how to apply, visit www.servingthesierra.org. Applications due February 11, 2013.

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