Program Description

The OSMRE/AmeriCorps Program provides an opportunity for individuals to engage in national service and explore a career in the Federal Government. OSMRE/AmeriCorps Members are college-educated individuals placed in OSMRE Headquarters, Regional, and Field Offices for a one year term. AmeriCorps Members are exposed to the range of work conducted by OSMRE and receive mentorship from OSMRE staff. Following the conclusion of their AmeriCorps term, Members may acquire special hiring status, under which OSMRE may be able to hire qualified and experienced individuals for full-time, permanent positions.

OSMRE/AmeriCorps members work on a range of projects including geographic information system (GIS) mapping, environmental education activities, geo-referencing historic mine land maps, conducting mandated wildlife surveys, and providing an analysis of mine lands monitored by OSMRE.

General Program Requirements

Applicant must:

  • Be a citizen, national or lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be at least 18 years or older
  • Have at least a bachelor's degree
  • Commit to one year of service
  • Be interested in community engagement, conservation, environmental stewardship, public service, etc.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Interested applicants should email a resume and letter of interest to khkim@osmre.gov. Candidates will be contacted to submit a full application via AmeriCorps Portal.

Program Contact Information

Kelly Kim
Program Analyst
khkim@osmre.gov
202-208-2899

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number15.254
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)12 miembros de AmeriCorps
Length of Program1 Year
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?No

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