APPLY TO SERVE WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA CLIMATE ACTION CORPS WITH THE PARTNERS OF THE NC RESILIENCE SERVICE NETWORK
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 the Resilience Service Network?
Established as a partnership network between three organizations, Conserving Carolina (AmeriCorps program Project Conserve), Conservation Corps NC, Conservation Trust for NC (AmeriCorps program Resilience Corps NC) in 2023. The collaboration arose after a data driven research project helmed by Conservation Trust for NC revealed the deep need by local communities for a coordinated response to the climate crisis through national service placements for community outreach and project management. In the fall of 2023, the organizations launched 25 member placements through a grant provided by California Volunteers to establish the NC Climate Action Corps.
What does the NC Climate Action Corps do?
The AmeriCorps placements under the NC Climate Action Corps seeks 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.
Who should apply for a position with the NC Climate Action Corps?
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 NC Climate Action Corps members receive?
-Living stipend, paid twice monthly
-Education award (upon completion of service)
-Intense training on community development, project management, and climate resilience
-Healthcare premium reimbursement
All positions listed below are unique. Be sure to carefully read through each listing before applying. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.