*CivicSpark Fellow – California*
offering unique opportunities for recent college graduates to gain valuable
experience in the sustainability field, grow professional and technical
skills, and build a strong statewide network of professionals, all while
having a lasting impact on local communities. Fellows will spend 1,700
hours over 11 months serving full-time with their project partner,
implementing projects across California that are tackling some of the
biggest environmental and social equity issues facing communities today. *Learn
are due June 1, 2019.*
What does it mean to be a CivicSpark Fellow?
Fellows are matched with a host partner agency and are given at least one
project, which benefits at least one local government agency. Projects are
spread throughout regions across California, including the Central Coast,
San Joaquin Valley, Greater Los Angeles, San Diego area, Inland Empire,
Sacramento area, Sierra Nevada, and San Francisco Bay area. Through project
work, Fellows will gain hands-on experience tackling the most urgent
environmental and social equity problems facing communities today, while
growing their professional, technical and leadership skills, and building a
strong network of resilience professionals.
For a list of projects for the upcoming 2019-20 service year, visit “Our
Projects < civicspark.lgc.org/our-projects/>” page.
Across all projects, CivicSpark Fellows will get exceptional real-world
experience, spending their service year working alongside regional leaders
and coordinators to implement cutting-edge resiliency projects for
forward-looking communities. All Fellows will leave the service year with a
better understanding of work within local governments, experience working
on critical emerging environmental and social equity issues, and the
ability to work successfully in a team office setting. Benefits include:
– Mentorship and supervision.
– Training on sector-specific tools and techniques.
– Statewide networking with local, regional and state leaders.
– An outcome-driven project management experience in growing and
critically important fields.
– Stipend, student loan deferral, health care, and child care support,