The Conservation Center is excited to start looking for our next Healthy Forests Initiative AmeriCorps VISTA. In late March, the new VISTA will join our team! The Healthy Forests Initiative VISTA can expect to:
- Team up with The Nature Connection and GOCO Inspire in strengthening and building the Youth Outdoor Network, which is a group that creates pathways to natural resource careers for local high schoolers;
- Get their hands dirty on trail stewardship days with the Paonia Ranger District of the US Forest Service;
- Get kids outside with Conservation Days and Every Kid in a Park;
- Lead community outreach event planning, like the Mountainfilm World Tour and the Float Fest;
- Build partnerships with public lands agencies;
- And work in a dog-friendly office with Juniper, Jude, and sometimes Luna!
How to Apply
This position is funded by the Western Slope Conservation Center, the US Forest Service, The Nature Connection, and the Great Outdoors Colorado Inspire Initiative. Thank you to all the partners who make it possible!