California Greenworks was awarded the AmeriCorp Vista Grant. Founded in 1965, Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) is an anti-poverty program designed to provide needed resources to nonprofit organizations and public agencies to increase their capacity to lift communities out of poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA provides opportunities for Americans 18 years or older from a diverse range of backgrounds to dedicate a year of full-time service with an organization (“sponsor”) to create or expand programs designed to empower individuals and communities in overcoming poverty.
Below are the AmeriCorps Vista positions we have available!
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for developing, and implementing a marketing strategy that exemplifies California Greenworks’ mission, values and initiatives. The communications coordinator will help provide a supplemental workforce using corporate, community and individual volunteers. They will help craft and create marketing narratives, help create, manage and coordinate outreach events, and assist in projects via communication strategies.
Development Resource Coordinator
California Greenworks is an environmental, nonprofit organization that strives to better the environment for Californians. The Development Resource Manager is responsible for developing, and implementing a fundraising program that exemplifies California Greenworks’ mission, values and initiatives. This program will focus on obtaining donations and grants for different projects and will look to obtain resources that will help expand the scope and reach of CGW. This position will ultimately increase the number of donations and grants provided to California Greenworks’ mission and vision.
California Greenworks is an environmental, nonprofit organization that strives to better the environment for Californians. The Project Assistant provides leadership and technical support for all CGW programs by collaboratively developing and advancing sustainable forestry and carbon mitigation projects throughout and providing technical and scientific support for forest management planning and conservation initiatives, environmental justice programs and green education and workforce development curriculum. He/She will engage with community and agency partners to design and implement projects that meet social, economic and ecological objectives. They also support strategies to secure public and private funding for conservation goals. The Program Assistant will engage both in research and development.