After a successful initial year, SCLT will again host two TerraCorps service staff “members” from this coming August to July, 2022. The stipended positions include a Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, who will help support urban and rural growers and stewardship of land trust properties, and a Youth Education Coordinator, who will engage youth in food equity and access advocacy, urban agriculture, healthy meal prep and food systems jobs training.
Job descriptions and applications here:
TerraCorps members will be compensated with a living allowance ($15,600 for 1700 hours over 11 months), an education award ($6,345 to be paid on completion of the program) plus additional AmeriCorps benefits. Service members will gain valuable experience in nonprofit work as well as new skills and resources to become the next generation of land conservation leaders.
New this year, SCLT will offer a housing stipend ($325/month for 11 months) for Black, Latino, Indigenous, SE Asian or refugee residents of South Providence, Pawtucket or Central Falls.
For information about the Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator position, please email Tarshire@southsideclt.org
For information about the Youth Education Coordinator position, please email Raffini@southsideclt.org
TerraCorps was formed in 2008 and is based on the national AmeriCorps model. Members’ purpose is to help build the long-term capacity of each service site. You can read more about TerraCorps and its expansion into RI here.