TerraCorps works at the intersection of the land trust and urban agriculture movements to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community.
Join TerraCorps and serve in a full-time 8-month 1,200 hour position (December 2019- July 24, 2020). As a member, you will join the 42 other full-term AmeriCorps members currently serving across the State. Members receive a living allowance, education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits.
Youth Education Coordinators (YEC) build the long-term capacity of their Service Site by engaging youth in service learning, experiential education, and inquiry-based science and nature learning projects. They collaborate with schools, libraries, and youth groups on projects that connect young people to the natural world, improve science literacy, and encourage healthy lifestyles. By serving with youth in an outdoor learning environment, they reinforce the connection between people, nature, and community and foster an inclusive land stewardship ethic in future generations.