Now Accepting Applications for 2012-2013 AmeriCorps Project Conserve Service Term

AmeriCorps Project Conserve is now accepting applications for 32 public service positions at 20 environmental non-profits across western North Carolina that focus on land conservation, water quality, energy conservation and local agriculture. Application deadline is May 22.

AmeriCorps Project Conserve is a national service program in which members come from across the nation to dedicate themselves to serving western North Carolina for an 11 month service term. Members are selected based on skill, education, experience, passion and commitment to service. Project Conserve was founded in September of 2004 as an initiative of Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) to respond to the growing conservation needs in western North Carolina. The program focuses on collaboration with nonprofit organizations, community groups and local governments to provide service throughout the region.

The mission of AmeriCorps Project Conserve is to serve western North Carolina by building stronger, more educated and involved communities that understand the threats to their local environment, are equipped with the tools and resources to take direct conservation action, and have significant opportunities to engage in conservation activities through volunteering.

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