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Location Birmingham, AL
Date Posted 05/09/2018
Category Programs
Job Type Internship


Freshwater Land Trust Seeking AmeriCorps Member

Freshwater Land Trust is recruiting a Red Rock Trail Assistant AmeriCorps member through the YWCA’s Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program. The Red Rock Trail Assistant Assist will assist with communication efforts and promotion of the Red Rock Trail, coordinate and attend meetings with the Red Rock Coordinator to plan the advancement of the trail, assist with trail surveys, identify community needs within the Red Rock plan, and represent the land trust at community events throughout Jefferson County.  Weekend and after hours work will be a part of this position.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $1100/month (pre-taxes)
  • An educational award of $5,902 upon completion
  • Health insurance for the individual
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual
  • Child care subsidyand SNAP eligibility for those who qualify
  • An opportunity to serve with some of Birmingham’s premier nonprofit organizations
  • Extensive personal and professional development


The AmeriCorps position starts September 2018 and concludes August 2019. The position is located in Birmingham and serves Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Some evening or weekend service is required.  Men and women are encouraged to apply. A bachelor’s degree is required. A passion for serving the community and commitment of one year is expected of all. Extensive background checks are performed on members.


Please view the AmeriCorps power point and complete the application for the Building Communities, Bettering LivesAmeriCorps program found at: Please email a resume, cover letter and three choices for which you desire to be considered to: americorps@ywcabham.orgPhone calls and unscheduled visits are discouraged.


AmeriCorps is akin to Peace Corps for citizens who desire to serve within nonprofits in the United States to help with capacity building and direct service. YWCA Central Alabama is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination. As such, the YWCA Central Alabama does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or physical or mental disabilities.