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5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR, 97215
United States


Confluence Environmental Center




Confluence Environmental Center's AmeriCorps Program catalyzes environmental justice in the Portland area by working with community Partners to develop 11-month long AmeriCorps positions that address critical environmental needs in low-income communities and communities of color.

Confluence AmeriCorps offers Members the chance to serve the community while gaining valuable skills and experience in the environmental justice field.  We develop environmental leaders to address the issues of today and prepare for the concerns of tomorrow.

Confluence AmeriCorps Members commit to a 1700-hour Service project (approx. 11 months, full-time). During their Service, Members spend 80% of their time with a community partner on their chosen project and the remaining 20% with Confluence.

At Confluence, Members have the opportunity to lead and participate in monthly Team MeetingsNational Service events, Leadership Development Program, and a self-directed Change Agent Project.

While serving a 1700 hour Term of Service, Confluence AmeriCorps Member's benefits include: 

  • $13,732 living allowance distributed bi-weekly over 11 months
  • $5,920 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of Term of Service
  • $100 Training fund
  • Leadership Development training certificate
  • Student Loan forbearance
  • Health Care options 
  • Child care allowance (for those who qualify)
  • SNAP eligibility (nutrition assistance)
  • Public Transit Monthly Pass (for those who qualify)

Member Fact Sheet

The Member Fact Sheet is an overview of the Confluence AmeriCorps Program and application timeline.