Becoming a Member

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We are accepting applications for two positions! Both of these positions provide a great opportunity to get involved reducing waste in Vermont's communities and grow your environmental leadersip skillls. We are accepting applications for these positions on a rolling basis until June 21st. Click the position name to apply. 

Community Zero Waste Assistant with Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District 

Program Assistant with Lamoille Regional Solid Waste Management District 

To learn more about what a member at these sites do you can read our member spotlights on our current members Theron and Sujata

There will be several 6-month half-time positions available from March through August.  Those opportunities will be posted in Janaury 2020.

Members serve at host sites around the state.

ECO AmeriCorps' focus is to provide capacity for organizations to complete projects around the state within water quality, waste management, and conservation fields. This is accomplished through supporting our members, providing professional development, mentoring, and a sense of community. 

We partner with local municipalities, conservation districts, solid waste management districts, other state departments, and non-profits to host AmeriCorps members. Visit our Host Organizations page to see where members are currently serving. Go to our What you'll do page to see what projects our members do, read stories from current members on News & Updates

Member Benefits

Benefits include AmeriCorps gear, a biweekly living stipend, health insurance, child care assistance, professional training, program support, networking, and an AmeriCorps Segal Education Award. Visit the Coorporation for National Community Service website for more information on what being an AmeriCorps member means. 

Time Commitment

Full time service terms are 11 months beginning in September and ending the following August. Members are required to serve a minimum of 1,700 hours during this time - about 40 hours per week. 

Part time service terms are 6 months beginning in March and ending in the following August. Members are required to serve a minimum of 900 hours. 

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Here are some FAQ's on becoming a member!

Check out our Member Recruitment Brochure

Or Email us:

Dustin Bowman Program Coordinator dustin.bowman@vermont.gov 

Carey Hengstenberg Program Director carey.hengstenberg@vermont.gov

Bonnie Woodford Administrative Coordinator bonnie.woodford@vermont.gov

Hannah Yates Team Leader hannah.yates@partner.vermont.gov