Apply to Host Members
The Application to Host a Half Term SNAP Member for 2018 is OPEN.
SNAP will begin a Half Term version highly successful AmeriCorps program in the Sierra Nevada in April 2018. SNAP will place 4 highly qualified and motivated, full-time AmeriCorps members at California and Nevada conservation organizations and natural resource agencies serving the 400 mile long ‘Range of Light’. Members will serve mid-April 2018 – mid-September 2018.
The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership, a program of the Sierra Nevada Alliance, will begin accepting applications February 1, 2018 from California Sierra Nevada conservation organizations and agencies to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Host Site for the upcoming 2018 Half Term SNAP Program. We will also consider applications from Nevada based organizations who do a significant amount of work in California.
From Mt. Whitney to the Feather River, from the Foothills to the Summits, at organizations both big and small, our AmeriCorps Members have contributed to restoring the health of the Sierra’s precious watersheds through important service projects. SNAP Members have removed invasive species, stabilized stream banks, educated thousands of Sierra Nevada Residents on local and regional watershed issues, cleaned up hundreds of miles of river, built numerous trails, monitored water quality at hundreds of sites and much, much more.
The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership, a program of the Sierra Nevada Alliance, is currently accepting applications from California & Nevada Sierra Nevada conservation organizations and agencies to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Host Site for our upcoming 2018 SNAP Half Term Program, contingent on AmeriCorps approval.
Qualifying organizations will receive a full-time AmeriCorps Member or Members to serve at their organization/agency from mid-April 2018 – mid-September 2018. SNAP Members conduct valuable watershed restoration and assessment projects, as well as watershed education projects, and volunteer recruitment and support.
Helpful Documents for Interested Organizations:
- Request for Applications
- Host Site Application Form
- Scorecard Rubric
- Member Service Plan Form
- Member Position Description Form
- Sample Member Service Plan
- Sample Member Position Description
- Site Supervisor Position Description
What would having an AmeriCorps Member help you to accomplish?
If your organization is interested in hosting a full-time, full term SNAP member from October 2018 – September 2018,
please check back in March 2018 for news about our 2018-19 program.