Richmond Promise College Summer Associate

he Richmond Promise is hiring 10 College Summer Associates through Americorps VISTA!

In partnership with West Contra Costa Unified School District, the City of Richmond, and our college partners, Richmond Promise College Summer Associates will advance the mission of the Richmond Promise over the critical summer months by a) building early college awareness by bringing the Near Peer Ambassador Program to DeJean and Helms middle school students; b) supporting a successful high school to college transition for rising Richmond Promise Scholars; c) informing the development of college resources and tools to expand community college knowledge, access and outreach in the coming year.


See the full job description and application instructions here and attached. This is a PAID 8-week opportunity, June 5-July 30. Applications due April 30

Compensation: Richmond Promise Summer Associates Compensation is provided in the form of the VISTA subsistence allowance (it is not a wage) and congressionally authorized at $925.12 bi-weekly, paid through direct deposit and is taxable. Summer Associates may elect to receive a $1,252.91 education award provided upon the successful completion of the 8-week term. It is applicable towards qualified federal student loans and future education expenses and it is valid for up to seven years. Or, Summer Associates may elect to receive an end-of-service stipend which accrues at the rate of $4.94/day of service.


How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the Americorps VISTA Summer Associate Application: April 30 at 11:59pm.
  2. Fill out the online Richmond Promise Summer Associate Application at by April 30 at 11:59pm.
  3. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis: April 30-May 11
  4. If offered a position, applicants must accept via Americorps by May 14

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Technical Outreach Coordinator – CA Department of Conservation

Job Description and Duties

The location of this posting has changed to statewide; however, vacancy may not exist in all locations.*

Under the direction of the Director of the Department of Conservation, the Technical Outreach Coordinator is responsible for providing executive-level advice to the Director, Chief Deputy, and Division Directors on the following:  Communication of policy with respect to the implementation of conservation of natural resources to local government and non-governmental partners; how to best coordinate with local entities to ensure that  production of oil, gas, and geothermal resources occurs in a manner that minimizes impacts to health, safety and the environment; identification of mineral and agriculture land resources for local partners to aid in prudent land use planning that conserves those resources; coordination with local partners to effect the reclamation of mined land; assistance to local partners in use of geologic and seismic hazard mapping products; and, data gathering techniques and methods of evaluation of environmental impacts.  This position primarily represents DOC before local governments, local elected officials, local nongovernmental organizations, media and the public, but may also be called upon to represent the DOC before the Governor’s Office (GO), California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA), the Legislature, legislative committees, legislators, legislative advocates, the Department of Finance, and other state agencies. The Technical Outreach Coordinator also is expected to serve to provide a singular point of contact in order to provide timely technical information in making decisions that affect land and mineral resource utilization and conservation, as well as decisions that protect public health, safety and the environment.

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