Guam Green Growth cohort looking for new hires

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Looking to get into a new career, while also making a difference in the community? Well, look no further as the Guam Green Growth is looking for new people to join their ranks.

UOG is recruiting 12 new members for its third cohort of the Guam Green Growth Conservation Corps (G3CC).

The program will provide its participants with hands-on experience mentored by experts on conservation and sustainability activities across the island.

Participants will receive a bi-weekly stipend depending on their position. $1,300 for Conservation Corps leaders and $1,500 for Conservation Corps supervisors.

The focus areas will include renewable energy, zero waste, watershed restoration, endangered species preservation, agriculture, aquaculture, circular economy, invasive species removal, and more.

According to program coordinator Phillip Cruz, G3 Conservation Corps gives members in-depth and in-person exposure to sustainable disciplines and work areas.

“Within the five months they’re actually gonna be receiving lessons and activities in all six, so they’ll be experiencing, throughout the five months, they’ll be experiencing all six. Getting hands-on training from experts in the field across the island,” Cruz continues, “But throughout the program we really do try best to really work with each individual and find out which ones are passionate, which would their skills be best suited for and that’s how we can help them get job placements at the end.”

“If you’re willing to work hard and willing to learn and open your mind to new things I think this is a great opportunity for you to, it’s a great stepping point to find a new career,” says Cruz.

Interested individuals can apply online at guamgreengrowth.org with applications being accepted from Jan. 11 to Feb. 1, 2023.