[act-ma] FYI - October 15 deadline for one-year paid training for recent college grads - Environmental Organizing with Green Corps

Kerry Thompson thompson0692 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 5 06:04:07 PDT 2011

Please forward to any recent college grad you think would be interested. The deadline is October 15. 

- Kerry Thompson, Lancaster, MA 

Take a stand: FourYearsGo.org 
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From: "Green Corps" <greencorps2013 at gmail.com> 
To: thompson0692 at comcast.net 
Sent: Saturday, October 1, 2011 10:36:31 PM 
Subject: Environmental Organizing with Green Corps 

Hey Kerry! 

My name is Erin and I’m a recruitment coordinator with Green Corps. The Green Corps Organizer who recruited at Global Warming Education Network last year for P owershift said you would be a good person to reach out to about spreading the word about Green Corps and that you also might be interested in applying! 

As you might know, Green Corps is the Field School for Environmental Organizing and we run a full year paid training program for recent college grads (our job description is pasted below with more details). 

Our fall application deadline is coming up Oct 15 th for the 2012-2013 Class. Feel free to check out the job description and our website ( www.greencorps.org ). Also, can you forward this on to friends or groups you’re involved in who might be interested in the program? 



Erin Moriarty 

Recruitment Coordinator, Green Corps 

617 747 4302 

Jobs at greencorps.org 

44 Winter St, 4 th floor 

Boston, MA 


Celebrating 20 Years: Green Corps, Field School for Environmental Organizing 

Green Corps 2012-2013 Field School for Environmental Organizing 

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. 

In Green Corps’ year-long paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you’ll need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution and many others — with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And, when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups. 

For more information, read below or visit our web site: www.greencorps.org. 

In your year with Green Corps: 
You’ll get great training with some of the most experienced organizers in the field: Green Corps organizers take part in trainings with leading figures in the environmental and social change movements: people such as Adam Ruben, political director of MoveOn.org, and Bill McKibben, author and organizer of the “350.org” rallies for climate action. 

You’ll get amazing experience working on environmental issues across the country: Green Corps sends organizers to jumpstart campaigns for groups such as Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Food and Water Watch and Environment America in San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and dozens of other places in between. 

You’ll have a real impact on some of the biggest environmental problems we’re facing today: Green Corps organizers have built the campaigns that helped keep the Arctic safe from drilling , that led to new laws that support clean, renewable energy , that convinced major corporations to stop dumping in our oceans and much, much more . 

You’ll even get paid : Green Corps Organizers earn a salary of $23,750. Organizers also have a chance to opt into our health care program with a pre-tax monthly salary deferral. We offer paid sick days and holidays, two weeks paid vacation and a student loan repayment program for those who qualify. 

And when you graduate from the program, you’ll be ready for what comes next : Green Corps will help connect you to environmental and progressive groups that are looking for full-time staff to build their organizations and help them create social change and protect our environment. 

In the next few months, we‘ll invite 35 college graduates to join Green Corps in 2012-2013. We’re looking for people who are serious about saving the planet , people who have taken initiative on their campus or community, and people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and work for change over the long haul . 

If you think you’re one of those people, visit http://www.greencorps.org/apply to submit your application to join the 2012-2013 class of Green Corps’ Field School for Environmental Organizing. 

Green Corps’ year-long program begins in August 2012 with Introductory Classroom Training in Boston, and continues with field placements in multiple locations across the U.S. Candidates must be willing to relocate. 

For more information, visit http://www.greencorps.org or contact Aaron Myran, Green Corps Recruitment Director, at aaron at greencorps.org or (617) 747-4302. 

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