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May 12, 2014
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Recruiting under way for 2014-15 Lake Tahoe AmeriCorps

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Parasol AmeriCorps Program is recruiting its 2014-15 AmeriCorps team. This will be the 15th year of the Parasol AmeriCorps program, which recently was recognized as one of the most innovative in the country. The program has also received several other national awards.

The 2014-15 AmeriCorps program year begins Sept. 2, 2014. Talented and highly-motivated, outdoor-loving, service-minded individuals interested in spending a year giving back in Tahoe are encouraged to apply for the available positions.

The purpose of Parasol’s AmeriCorps program is to engage volunteers in direct service and capacity building to address unmet community needs. The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation hosts a highly collaborative, full-year program with 12 AmeriCorps members serving in the areas of education, health, social services, and the environment.

Parasol AmeriCorps members earn a living stipend of $13,250, and upon completion of service, receive an education award of $5,550 to be used toward qualifying student loans or to return to school.

To fill out an application for the 2014-15 team, visit www.parasol.org and click on the AmeriCorps button on the right side of the page. At the AmeriCorps page, click Become a Member on the left Quick Links to AmeriCorps.

Available Positions: Girls on the Run-Sierras — Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator; Incline Elementary School — Science and Outdoor Education; Incline Elementary School — Literacy Outreach Coordinator; IVGID Waste Not — Education and Outreach Coordinator; IVGID Youth, Teen and Family — Programs Coordinator, Project MANA — Food Security Advocate; Project MANA — Volunteer Coordinator; SOS Outreach — Program Coordinator; Tahoe Institute for Natural Science — Education Program Manager; Tahoe Institute for Natural Science — Outreach Program Manager; Tahoe’s Connection for Families — Programs and Outreach Coordinator and Tahoe Environmental Research Center — Education and Outreach.

Contact Program Director Allison Eybel by email allisone@parasol.org if you have questions regarding AmeriCorps.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 14, 2014 05:32PM Published May 12, 2014 03:56PM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.