The Sierra Fund bids a fond farewell to Alec Arditti, who spent 11 months as our Research Assistant through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership. In this position, Alec conducted field work including water quality and storm water sampling, sediment sampling and more at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, California’s largest abandoned hydraulic mine. Alec was […]
Fall marks the end and beginning of the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership term of service. Consequently, last month included a number of changes as we welcomed and said goodbye to the fantastic individuals who choose to dedicate a year of their lives to volunteer service in the Sierra Nevada. We said a fond farewell in […]
The Sierra Fund will again be hosting two full time AmeriCorps positions through the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP): one Community Outreach Coordinator, and one Research Assistant. These one-year positions begin in November 2015 and are a fantastic way to gain professional skills and experience while serving important Sierra causes. Application materials for these and other SNAP positions are available here, and are due this Saturday, July 25, 2015.
Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light? Do you want to gain valuable environmental professional experience? Apply to become one of the 28 Members of the 2015-2016 Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP)! The SNAP program is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to a year of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities. During the year, SNAP members will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. Deadline for applying is July 25, 2015. Interviews will begin in early August.
The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership, a program of the Sierra Nevada Alliance, is currently accepting applications from California Sierra Nevada conservation organizations and agencies to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Host Site for the upcoming 2015 – 2016 SNAP Program.
Qualifying organizations will receive a full-time AmeriCorps Member or Members to serve 11 months at their organization/agency from October 15, 2015 – September 15, 2016. SNAP Members conduct valuable watershed restoration and assessment projects, as well as watershed education projects, and volunteer recruitment and support.
Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light? Do you want to gain valuable environmental professional experience? Apply today to become one of the 29 Members of the 2014 – 2015 Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) as a Half Term Member! The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership is seeking enthusiastic, conservation-minded people to commit to 6 months of service to protect Sierra natural resources and sustainable communities.
This fall, The Sierra Fund’s staff grew by two: we are proud to announce our new Finance Manager Judy Parks, and new AmeriCorps Outreach Coordinator Kelsey Westfall. Both joined our team in early November. Judy Parks, Finance Manager, has over 25 years of progressive management and financial experience in the nonprofit sector including CFO of […]
The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership, a program of the Sierra Nevada Alliance, is currently accepting applications from Sierra Nevada conservation organizations and agencies to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Host Site for our upcoming 2014 – 2015 program. This effective program places up to 28 highly qualified and motivated, full-time AmeriCorps members at conservation organizations and natural resource agencies serving the 400 mile long ‘Range of Light’. The deadline for host site applications is May 30, 2014.
In recognition of national AmeriCorps week, we are taking the opportunity to share some fun photos of our two fantastic AmeriCorps members: Research Assistant Karen Atkins and Outreach Coordinator Amber Taxiera.
An AmeriCorps Member’s perspective on the EPA Region 9 Environmental Justice “Teach-In” By Amber Taxiera, Outreach Coordinator for The Sierra Fund Sandy Karinen, Izzy Martin and Amber Taxiera at the EPA EJ Teach In, March 6, 2014 On March 6th, I had the privilege of attending the Environmental Justice “Teach-In” at the U.S. EPA in […]