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Cohanzick Climate Corps of AmeriCorps – Service Member
ANNOUNCEMENT: FOR U.S. CITIZENS LOOKING FOR A SERVICE EXPERIENCE
THIS IS A SERVICE MEMBER POSITION NOT A "JOB" - A LIVING ALLOWANCE IS PROVIDED.
The Cohanzick Climate Corps serves Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties by installing energy efficient weatherization measures to reduce utility bills for low-income qualifying households. Our members learn hands-on, skill building in the green energy trades and promote community education for energy efficiency. Members receive weekly 90-minute training sessions that focus on Building Performance Institute job roles, personal and professional development.
Service Position Type Quarter-Time (1200 Hours)
Term October 24, 2022 – August 31, 2023
Average Weekly Hours 32 Hours
Stipend / Living Allowance $ 500.00/ Weekly
Education Award $4,000.00
Provided at the end of the program year for student loan debt or tuition. If you are 55 years or older, the Education Award can be transferred to a family member.
Education and Minimum Qualifications
✓ Must be 18 years of age
✓ Have a high school diploma or equivalent
✓ Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
✓ Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria according to 45 CFR 2540.202.
✓ Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license and current insurance if using a personal vehicle for company work.
✓ Promote Environmental Stewardship through Homeowner Energy Efficiency Education and Services
✓ Participate in service-learning projects, locally or remotely.
✓ Development of leadership skills and good service habits on site as well as career and interpersonal skills off site.
✓ Participate in skill building workshops, safe work practices, team-building exercises, and mini-courses.
✓ Receive on the job training career pathway for Weatherization Tech performing the following:
o Install energy savings measures including attic insulation (batts and blown), caulking, lightbulbs, showerheads, baseboards, thermostats, and electric water heaters
o Perform minor repairs to include windows and doors
o Assist with loading and unloading work trucks
o Ensure measures installed are to program guidelines
o Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time
o Crawl, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or reach frequently
o Use repetitive hand motion
o Lift, carry or push up to 50 pounds
o This position is not in a typical office setting. The position will require the employee to be in a range of temperatures (hot or cold) during certain times of the year.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran, or any other protected status.
The above job description and job requirements are not intended to be all inclusive. NAAC retains the right to make changes or adjustments to job descriptions and/or requirements at any time without notice.
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Pay: $500.00 per week
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location
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