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TerraCorps Coordinator Positions

TerraCorps is looking to hire for several coordinator positions. TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps-affiliated environmental nonprofit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature.

Responsibilities: Serve local communities and build professional skills through transformative experiences; help nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island tackle issues related to land access, sustainable agriculture, and conservation; serve in one of five coordinator positions — community engagement coordinator, youth education coordinator, land stewardship coordinator, land conservation coordinator, or sustainable agriculture coordinator; carry out capacity-building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers; identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation; serve for a full-time 11-month term from Aug. 29 to July 28, 2023.

Qualifications: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident alien and/or tribal member; 18 years or older; minimum of a high school diploma or GED; no more than three previous terms as an AmeriCorps member; pass a criminal history background check, including an FBI check.

Compensation: Living allowance up to $18,500 (pre-tax) over an 11-month term of service; child-care assistance may be provided in cases of financial need; eligibility for forbearance of most federally guaranteed student loans.

To apply: Visit

Civil Engineer Technician

The Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District is looking to hire a civic engineer technician to assist people in planning conservation management of their land.

Responsibilities: Work with private landowners to implement a variety of conservation practices; collect data through site inventory and analysis and perform survey work; prepare and review quantity computations, engineering calculations, cost estimates, and construction/material specifications; draft engineering plans using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016; inspect the construction of engineering practices and prepare as-built drawings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, industrial technology, or a related field; bachelor’s degree must include at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as engineering, industrial technology, construction, physics, drafting, surveying, physical science, or mathematics; at least six of the 24 semester hours must have been in drafting; basic knowledge of surveying equipment; ability to use surveying tools, including laser levels and survey-grade GPS equipment; proficiency in AutoCAD.

Compensation: Starts at $21 an hour, commensurate with experience.

To apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Sara Churgin at attention by July 22.

Stormwater Education and Outreach Coordinator

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Stormwater Innovation Center are looking to hire a full-time education and outreach coordinator.

Responsibilities: Develop and deliver curriculum and training to stormwater professionals in Rhode Island and southeastern New England; engage and educate the local community through volunteer programs, school outreach programs, festivals and events, social media, and web content; plan, organize, and promote annual events and educational projects; recruit, train, and manage volunteers for participatory science programs; research and document information about stormwater best management practices and assist with monitoring green infrastructure in the Providence metro area.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years related work experience or equivalent combination; experience working on projects related to water quality and environmental improvements and community engagement; strong training, facilitation, and organizational skills; experience communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences; experience working effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of people in multicultural spaces, organizations and/or government; proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to work remotely and irregular hours, including nights, as needed.

Compensation: Annual full-time salary of $51,000 plus health and retirement benefits. This position is fully funded for one year. Funding for future years is subject to successful fundraising.

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to Ryan Kopp at and put “Stormwater Education and Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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