Groundwork Jax is seeking a full-time Americorps Stewards VISTA to manage the Community Restoration Environmental Stewardship Training (CREST) program for the North Riverside neighborhood. CREST is an intergenerational program that actively engages residents in their neighborhoods through environmental, leadership and job training.
The successful candidate will develop environmental education programming, job skills training curriculum, and opportunities to help uplift residents of North Riverside out of poverty; be active in grant research and writing; engage CREST members and their families in the appreciation, protection and conservation of community green spaces; and perform community outreach related to environmental stewardship, training opportunities, and community education.
Applications will be accepted through July 18. The one-year program begins August 15.