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MWA AmeriCorps – Environmental Education & Outreach

This position is offered through the Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corporation and is a 300-hour temporary position from May 13 – August 2, 2024. Member will serve at Mountain Watershed Association, 1414 Indian Creek Valley Road, Melcroft PA 15462


Member will be expected to:

  • Attend orientation and other meetings as mandated by Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps
  • Attend staff meetings and outreach/conservation team meetings, and education committee meetings
  • Support MWA as we extend our environmental education outreach within the Youghiogheny River and its tributaries
  • Attend tabling events and prepare educational materials and hands-on activities 
  • Promote MWA’s mission and current projects through educational programming at events, festivals, volunteer opportunities, and workshops. 
  • Organize and promote our educational resource library
  • Document and record volunteer hours and enter time into donor database 
  • Create educational blogs about environmental topics related to our work and the Youghiogheny River watershed
  • Manage merchandise purchases through MWA’s online store 



  • Must be a US Citizen, US National, or lawful permanent resident of the US
  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong passion for environmental education and conservation.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Must have reliable transportation and willingness to travel when required including a valid driver’s license.
  • Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Child Abuse, and FBI Clearances will be required for selected candidate



Member is expected to work 26 hours a week for a total of 12 weeks. They will receive $415 living stipend every two weeks and upon successful completion of service they will earn a $ 1,459.26 education award that can be used for future education or to pay back student loans. For more information visit Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps website


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For PMSC use:


3 blog posts

6 tabling events

8 educational activities

1 newsletter article

4 education committee meetings