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Clark County Green Schools is Hiring - Apply to be an AmeriCorps Team Member!

Clark County Green Schools is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2022!

The member serving in this position will support schools by assisting with wasted food prevention and rescue program development, maintenance of schools' existing sort tables, and waste reduction lessons and activities. Clark County Green Schools is committed to serving our diverse school community, and this member will utilize an equity lens to provide culturally sensitive programming.

"Serving as an AmeriCorps member with Clark County Green Schools has been an extremely rewarding experience. Every day, I get to help schools with their waste reduction efforts by providing recycling and composting materials and educational resources. Not only is it personally fulfilling to support environmental stewardship in Clark County schools, but I am also developing a valuable professional skillset. This experience has helped me find direction after graduating college, while giving me the tools to succeed." -Trudi Timperman, Clark County Green Schools AmeriCorps Member 2021-2022

Solid Waste Environmental Outreach & Education Team AmeriCorps Members Abbie Swenson, Trudi Timperman and Brittany Smith pose in front of baled recycling materials at the West Vancouver Transfer Station.

 Position Duties 

The new AmeriCorps member will evaluate school recycling and composting, serve as an educator, interact with students and provide tools for change, and update any signage or necessary pieces of equipment. This will require the member to conduct regular visits to schools during lunchtime to assess waste sort tables, provide outreach to schools not yet sorting and composting, assist in follow-up education and support, and deliver recycling containers and signage to schools. The member will also create outreach materials for the website, including blog posts and webpage content.  

Position Details  

Learn more and apply online

  • Term Start/End Date - 09/16/2022 to 07/31/2023
  • Program Benefits: Health Coverage, Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Childcare assistance if eligible, Stipend

Interviews will be conducted in July – apply today!

Learn more about other positions available with our team!

Clark County Green Neighbors AmeriCorps

Clark County Green Business AmeriCorps

If you have questions about the role or application process, please contact the 2021-2022 current AmeriCorps member,

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