EarthCorps offers 6-month in-service program

EarthCorps offers a 6-month service learning program in Seattle, Washington, USA that brings together emerging environmental leaders to learn the fundamentals of:

-Environmental Service
-Community Building

EARTHCORPS CHARGES NO TUITION OR FEES for its services and in fact supplies insurance, individual homestay families, food, gear and a monthly stipend to all international participants. EarthCorps provides additional support in acquiring US J-1 Trainee visas.

EarthCorps has established the following minimum criteria to be considered for the program:

-18-25 years of age
-Conversational English
-No Criminal Record
-Physically fit with a desire to work outdoors

BEFORE YOU NOMINATE please note that EarthCorps is required by the US government to ensure that every applicant meets strict criteria in order to qualify for a US J-1 Trainee visa.

Before you nominate please make sure your candidates meet the following minimum criteria:
-4 year college degree in the environmental field and 1 year of relevant work experience
5 years of work experience in the environmental field

-These criteria are only for meeting US government regulations regarding the J-1 Trainee visa. US American team members may have less experience than this when entering the program.


-Applicant Application Dead Line: January 29, 2010
-Participant selection: February 2010
-Visa processing: March – April 2010
-Travel confirmation: May 2010
-EarthCorps Program starting date: June 2, 2010
-EarthCorps Program graduation: December 2010

Candidates should be referred to EarthCorps by an environmental organization (i.e. NGO, community group or student club). Materials are available online HERE

Please feel free to contact me via email: if you have any questions or concerns.

Contact detail:

Mark Howard
International Program Manager, Responsible Officer
6310 NE 74th St., Suite 201E
Seattle, Washington 98115 USA
+1-206-322-9296 ext. 224 office
+1-206-322-9312 fax

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One thought on “EarthCorps offers 6-month in-service program

  1. Dear Sir/Madam,


    Am 21 year old Kenyan student from Moi University in Kenya and a graduate in Diploma in Tourism and Wildlife Management and a member of a Community Based Organization known as Lake Victoria Sunset Birders,dealing with environmental conservation issues and i have six years experience in the environmental field.Am i elligible to apply for this programme?

    Assist kindly.

    Thank you in advance.

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