Overview

About the Utah Conservation Corps

The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to developing the conservation leaders of tomorrow. We’re a non-residential AmeriCorps program composed of AmeriCorps members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community, environment, and regions requiring disaster response efforts. Additionally, as an organization, we seek to provide a more welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds and experience levels to ensure a healthy, vibrant, innovative, and sustainable corps. Our goals are to encourage and support more diverse populations serving in an inclusive environment within the UCC and to recognize where we fall short and address our shortcomings.

Position Overview

The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) seeks to set attainable goals for carbon neutrality, create a plan to achieve those goals, and provide public engagement around carbon footprints. We are seeking an individual placement to support our efforts, assist with carbon accounting, and share information with the public and our partners. This position will be filled as an AmeriCorps position serving between 900 and 1,700 service hours between 12/31/22-12/30/23. The position will report to UCC’s Operations & Logistics Coordinator and t AmeriCorps Coordinator.

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time, Research/Science and Technical, Support Staff, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

• Knowledge of carbon accounting and/or sustainability reporting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage shifting workloads
• Ability to conduct research, analyze information, and draw conclusions
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite or Google products
• Familiarity with frameworks such as Greenhouse Gas Protocol, GRI, or CDP is desirable

Required Skills:

The AmeriCorps program requires that members:
• Be a United States citizen, U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Have a high school diploma or GED or work towards obtaining one while in the program
• Must undergo and pass a criminal history check
• Are eligible to serve an AmeriCorps term of service

About Utah Conservation Corps

Utah Conservation Corps is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.

UCC AmeriCorps members have committed to a term of service for their country that may range from 3 months to a year. Our members are individuals seeking opportunities to give back, to improve the environment and explore the beauty of Utah's public lands. Many of our members are current students or recent graduates looking to gain experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, education, or social services.

Utah Conservation Corps is a program of Utah State University's Center for Community Engagement.

Application Instructions

To view full job description visit https://www.usu.edu/ucc/files/2023_UCC_Carbon_Neutrality_Assessor_PD-final.pdf. TO APPLY, Submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected] with subject line: Carbon Neutrality Assessor