AmeriCorps National Service

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Be the change you want to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi

The Town of Farragut has partnered with the Knoxville Community Action Committee(CAC) to host an AmeriCorps National Service Member to work as a Water Quality Technician in support of the Town of Farragut's stormwater program.  AmeriCorps Service Members commit to 1,720 hours of service with their host organization over the course of a year offering a tremendous value to their host and community in exchange for professional experience and growth opportunities.  Service members are also provided a modest living stipend during their term of service to provide for their basic needs as well as an education award of $5,550 upon completion that can be used towards outstanding student loans or future educational needs.

Service Minded?  A Self Starter?  Have an Associates Degree or Greater?  Love the Outdoors?  Creative?   If this describes you, consider serving as the Town of Farragut's AmeriCorps member as a way to jump start your career and improve the world around you. 

A description of this service position can be found here. You can learn about other environmental service opportunities in the Knoxville Area through AmeriCorps, Click here to visit the Knoxville CAC AmeriCorps website.

Visit AmeriCorps.Gov for more information on AmeriCorps.

Celebrating Nearly 7 Years of Service in Farragut

Current Water Quality Technician - Abbie Casey

AmeriCorps member holding small privet plantAmericorps member pulling weeds with studentsAmeriCorps member headshot


Past Water Quality Technicians

2016-2017 - Courtney Alley
AmeriCorps member in front of shrubs at the outdoor classroomAmeriCorps member, Courtney, teaching at Farragut High School
                                                                                                 


2015-2016 - Joseph Konvicka

AmeriCorps member, Joseph, holding a book while standing in front of blooming dogwoodsAmeriCorps member, Joseph, providing information to festival-goers at Earthfest




2014-2015 - Nicole Stephens
Americorps member, Nicole, standing in front of trees at Town HallAmeriCorps member, Nicole, working with chicken wire to build an enviro-character for Earthfest




2013-2014 - Gwen Slater

AmeriCorps member, Gwen, leaning on a microphone and smilingAmeriCorps member, Gwen, planting small shrubs and other plants in a rain garden




2012-2013 - Chris Woudstra
AmeriCorps member, Chris, sorting through trash on a tableAmeriCorps member, Chris, dressed up as a 100 dollar bill


2011-2012 - Josh Cunningham

americorps member, Josh, dressed up as a skeleton and holding a sign stating "i am water pollution"americorps member, Josh, wearing waders in a stream and holding a net to collect aquatic insects