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Youth Empowerment Stewards

Our health, our planet, and our collective future rely on diversity—in thought, ability, experience, and ideas. That's why we need YOU. Join us as a Youth Empowerment Steward, apply today!

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Youth Empowerment Stewards

Stewards Individual Placements is seeking Youth Empowerment Stewards to play a crucial role in community outreach, communications, and work to improve access for people with disabilities at three National Park Service (NPS) sites in the Eastern US. Stay remote or relocate to one of the NPS sites during your seasonal, 12-week position—it's up to you.

You'll receive a weekly stipend, $1,678 AmeriCorps Education Award, and outdoor industry pro-deals. Any necessary gear and equipment will be provided to you.

We are especially seeking individuals with disabilities for these positions. We’ll work with you to help you meet the requirements of the role in a way that’s right for you!

These opportunities are made possible with generous support from the Mitsubishi Electric Foundation.

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