At Clark Public Utilities, four AmeriCorps members play a vital role in the success of our StreamTeam watershed enhancement and outreach activities. Each member at the utility serves 10.5 months through the Washington Service Corps, promoting community awareness and rehabilitating local watersheds.


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AmeriCorps member benefits include professional development opportunities, a monthly stipend, health insurance, loan forbearance and an educational scholarship.

How it Works

AmeriCorps is a national service program through the Corporation for National and Community Service that supports many different service opportunities. Members are placed with local agencies to make the community and environment healthier and safer while increasing their knowledge and skills. They receive extensive training and support for their individual positions, as well as various team training and development opportunities.

Four Positions – Filled for 2023/24 – Open in Spring for 2024/25 term

  • Education and Outreach Specialist
  • Restoration Specialist
  • Invasive Species Technician
  • Nursery Specialist
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Qualifications required for these positions:

  • 18 or older, at beginning of service
  • U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and reliable transportation to office
  • Willingness to serve a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends (approximately 20-24 Saturdays per year)
  • Willingness to serve outside often on uneven terrain in all weather conditions for the entire work day
  • Willingness to operate small engine tools (e.g. brush cutters and weed wackers), with training
  • Ability to drive a large vehicle such as a 15 passenger van and/or four-wheel drive vehicles with attached equipment trailers, with training
  • Positive and flexible attitude with strong service ethic
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug test (random or otherwise)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal skills, including presentation and public speaking skills
  • Genuine interest in the success and growth of volunteers and the program
  • Dedication to environmental stewardship, passion for habitat restoration
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to effectively serve independently and with teams
  • Strong organizational skills and self-initiative to prioritize multiple projects
  • Flexibility to modify service schedule as needed
  • Regular and reliable attendance

To Apply

  • Visit this page for direct links to each of our AmeriCorps positions
  • Click Learn More on your desired position to reach the position listing on the AmeriCorps website
  • Click Apply Now and complete the AmeriCorps registration & application process
  • Also see Washington Service Corps website for more information about the AmeriCorps program
  • Positions remain open until filled – all current positions filled for 2023-24 term