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Professional Placement (P2) Accepting Applications for Environmentally Focused Americorps Positions

Profesional Placement (P2) Fall 2008 RFP 

Northwest Service Academy is now accepting proposals for the Professional Placement (P2) program.

Applications are due October 16, 2008.

Interested organizations can receive the application materials by contacting Margi Guilfoyle at [email protected] or 503.234.2383 x118.   

P2 recruits highly qualified men and women to serve on compelling environmentally focused projects. These 11 month AmeriCorps positions offer participating organizations access to individuals with highly valued and specialized skill sets, such as GIS, planning and statistical analysis, program development, and other organizational capacity-building skills. 

Participating organizations provide an $18,000 cash match towards the $37,000 required to place, train, and support each participant.   Northwest Service Academy services the stipend, workers compensation, medical insurance, educational award and training fund for each individual in the program.

P2 is a program of the Northwest Service Academy's Lower Columbia Center. We are located at 55 SE Main Street, Portland OR 97217. Please visit our website at www.northwestserviceacademy.org.      



Northwest Service Academy (NWSA) is an environmental service and leadership development organization that partners with more than 130 community-based organizations, government agencies and schools to address significant environmental issues in communities across Oregon and Washington. A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, NWSA is funded through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service administered by Educational Service District 112, project cash-match and in-kind contributions and other grants, workshops and services. NWSA has two centers: the Lower Columbia Center, located in Portland, OR and the Mt. Adams Center in Trout Lake, WA.



Margi Guilfoyle

P2 Professional coordinator

503.234.2383 x118