AmeriCorps Stewards VISTA Position Announced For Lula Lake Land Trust

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Following what officials described as a "highly successful" three-year program with AmeriCorps, Lula Lake Land Trust has been granted a fourth, and final, year through the AmeriCorps Stewards VISTA Program.

"This opportunity provides a rare opening to join the staff of LLLT and make a difference through conservation, education and low-impact recreation," officials said. 
 
“This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate to gain valuable experience working for a non-profit and for a land trust,” says Patrick Kelly, land manager for LLLT.
 
The AmeriCorps Stewards VISTA at LLLT will be focused on education and engagement.

Responsibilities include collaboration with existing partners and creation of new partnerships to "further establish an engaging education program to address community needs." This person will also be responsible for coordinating and recruiting volunteers, managing volunteer events, assisting staff in grant writing and fundraising, tracking visitation and volunteer time, assisting with Open Gate Day operations, managing social media and assisting with management and conservation plans. This is a full-time, temporary position with a contract for one year and living stipend compensation. VISTA program benefits include an education award upon successful completion of service, training, stipend and health coverage.
 
If you have any questions about the position, email Patrick Kelly at pkelly@lulalake.org. Application deadline is Feb. 22. To apply for the position please visit bit.ly/lulalakevista or visit lulalake.org/employment.


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