APPLY TO SERVE WITH RESILIENCE CORPS NCPARTNERS OF THE NC RESILIENCE SERVICE NETWORK & A PROGRAM OF THE CONSERVATION TRUST FOR NORTH CAROLINA

All positions are subject to continued funding by AmeriCorps

What is AmeriCorps?
AmeriCorps is a bridge builder, a force multiplier, a way to connect individuals and organizations to support their communities in tackling challenges. AmeriCorps programs across the country address a variety of community needs like education, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, disaster response, and veteran & military family services.

What is Resilience Corps NC?
Established in 2015, Resilience Corps NC (previously Project GEOS/CTNC AmeriCorps) serves as one of the oldest AmeriCorps NC programs in the state, having placed over 200 AmeriCorps members in service to communities from Sylva to Manteo. Resilience Corps NC places excited and passionate citizens of all demographics in positions with cities, towns, nonprofits and government agencies to address critical capacity issues in climate resilience, environmental education, land stewardship, climate justice, and volunteerism. We are funded by VolunteerNC, the volunteer agency in the Governor’s Office, and by AmeriCorps.

What does Resilience Corps NC do?
The AmeriCorps placements under our program seek to address our state’s changing climate by expanding community outreach and providing project management opportunities to address climate-related issues to wildfires, flooding, sustainable agriculture, urban heat islands, and tree canopies solutions. We also look for positions related to environmental education, land conservation and stewardship, waterway protection and floodplain planning, capacity building for public agencies, and volunteer generation opportunities.

Who should apply for a position with the Resilience Corps NC?
Our program is a great opportunity for:
-Recent graduates looking to build experience and a strong professional network
-Established professionals seeking a career change
-Passionate conservationists wanting to give back to their community

What benefits do Resilience Corps NC members receive?
-Living stipend of $31,000 over 11 months, paid twice monthly
-Education award (upon completion of service) of $7,395
-Intense training on community development, project management, and climate resilience
-Healthcare premium reimbursement
-Childcare assistance
-SNAP eligibility

All positions listed below are unique. Be sure to carefully read through each listing before applying. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Career Opportunities

This position is with the North Carolina Zoo, based in Asheboro NC. The North Carolina Zoo’s mission is to protect wildlife and wild places and inspires people to join us in conserving the natural world. The AmeriCorps member will be helping us achieve our mission through our conservation and education initiatives. The North Carolina Zoo is part of the Department of Natural and Cultural…
This position is with the North Carolina Zoo based in Asheboro, NC. North Carolina Zoo’s mission is to protect wildlife and wild places and inspire people to join in conserving the natural world. North Carolina Zoo is dedicated to local and global wildlife conservation, educating future generations, and ensuring the best possible care and wellness for the animals under its care. **NOTICE**
This position is with the Coastal Carolina Riverwatch, based in Beaufort, North Carolina. Coastal Carolina Riverwatch (CCRW) is a water quality nonprofit 501c3 organization and Waterkeeper Alliance affiliate that aims to protect water quality and quality of life in coastal North Carolina. CCRW does this through boots-on-the-ground monitoring, outreach, and advocacy in our communities. CCRW…
This position is with Boys & Girls Club of Plateau based in Cashiers, North Carolina The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of the Plateau is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction
This position is with the Green River Preserve. The mission of Green River Preserve is to inspire environmental stewards through a joyful connection to nature. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction in member slots for the 2024-2025 service year. We anticipate that by mid-May 2024 we will know which positions (if not
This position is with Keep Charlotte Beautiful, based in Charlotte NC. Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB) inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction in member slots for the 2024-2025 service year. We anticipate that by
This position is with El Futuro, based in Durham NC. El Futuro’s mission is to nurture stronger familias to live out their dreams. We live out this mission by providing bilingual, culturally-responsive mental health and substance use treatment to Spanishspeaking families in central NC. Our professionally-licensed staff - most of whom are first and second generation immigrants themselves - are…
This position is with Durham Central Park, in Durham NC, who's mission is to provide space for community. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction in member slots for the 2024-2025 service year. We anticipate that by mid-May 2024 we will know which positions (if not all) will be available to start on our normal service
This position is with the Central Pines Regional Council based in Durham, NC. CPRC is a regional entity whose mission statement is, “We are a member-driven organization serving as a leading resource to connect communities and enhance their strategic priority outcomes through regional policy, collaboration, and technical assistance at the local, regional, and state level.” In our diverse…
This position is with the Central Pines Regional Council based in Durham, NC CPRC’s mission is “to serve as an intergovernmental organization for local elected officials that works proactively on regional issues in order to sustain and improve the quality of life for our citizens.” In our diverse seven-county region, we convene local governments, stakeholders and partners to tackle the many…
This position is with the A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) based in Enfield, NC. The mission of ABC2 is to connect rural communities with resources to activate youth power and advocate for realistic solutions and healthier lifestyles, activating youth for thriving communities, and fostering grassroots organizing strategies for civic engagement, health equity, environmental justice…
This position is with the North Carolina Foundation for Soil & Water Conservation. The Foundation’s mission is to promote, protect and improve North Carolina soil and water resources for the enhancement of economic growth and stewardship of the natural environment. The Foundation focuses on three key priorities of Improving the Environment, Educating the Citizens, and Building Conservation…
This position is with the Kerr-Tar Council of Governments based in Henderson, NC. The mission of Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments (COG) is to enhance and improve the quality of life for the citizens of the region through the effective delivery of services and programs for local governments in the region. Kerr-Tar COG is a voluntary association of local governments authorized by state law…
This position is with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, based in Kernersville, NC. The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) is a voluntary association of local governments - urban and rural - authorized by state law to: • Make and implement joint regional decisions; • Provide management, planning and technical services to local governments; • Identify and solve short and long-term…
This position is with the Town of Princeville based in Princeville, NC. Princeville is the oldest town chartered by freed blacks in America. Historically, the Town of Princeville has been populated primarily by African Americans and struggled early-on with social and economic difficulties relating to racism. Over time, the citizens of Princeville have developed a strong sense of pride in their…
This position is with the Working Landscapes based in Warrenton, NC. Working Landscapes is a rural community development organization whose mission is to build more healthy and sustainable lives and livelihoods in the Warren County, NC region through stewardship of our natural and cultural assets. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is
This position is with the Sound Rivers based in Washington, North Carolina. Founded in 1981, Sound Rivers’ mission is to monitor, protect, and enhance the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse Rivers and watersheds while promoting environmental justice; it is the only non-profit organization focused on this goal. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is
This position is with the NC Coastal Land Trust, based in Wilmington NC. The mission of the Coastal Land Trust is to enrich our state through conservation of natural areas and working landscapes, education, and the promotion of good land stewardship of the coastal communities. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction
This position is with the NC Coastal Land Trust, based in Wilmington NC. The mission of the Coastal Land Trust is to enrich our state through conservation of natural areas and working landscapes, education, and the promotion of good land stewardship of the coastal communities. **NOTICE** This position is subject to continued federal and state funding, as AmeriCorps is under a 30% reduction
This position is with the Piedmont Environmental Alliance, based in Winston-Salem NC. Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA) works every day to educate and empower people of all ages, build community, and lead action to create a more just, resilient, and environmentally sustainable Piedmont Triad. Based in Winston-Salem, NC, PEA’s innovative education programs, annual events, and community-based…