AmeriCorps Urban Forestry & Drought Specialists 12 weeks


Cause Areas


Tue Sep 13, 2016 08:00 AM - Sat Aug 12, 2017 05:00 PM


1590 Las Plumas Ave.San Jose, CA 95133


Want to turn your community into a green oasis? Want to earn money for school or to pay back student loans? Here is the perfect opportunity for you to do both.

Silicon Valley environmental non-profit, Our City Forest, is recruiting now for AmeriCorps Service Members to be Urban Forestry Specialists for 11 months. Positions begin early September.

Our City Forest AmeriCorps members help grow their community by engaging volunteers in:
* cultivating plants and young trees at the Community Nursery,
* planting and caring for trees in neighborhoods, schools, and parks,
* fighting the impacts of drought and climate change.

Service members train residents on best planting practices so they can be successful environmental stewards of a greener metropolis.

You can learn more about this exciting opportunity by visiting


  • Customer Service
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours per week, 12 weeks, 450 hours
  • US Citizen or Eligible Non Citizen
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