If you know of a past or current student with GIS skills, some
Environmental Education and outreach talent, and a desire to serve as an
AmeriCorps member, please pass this information on to them.
There are students/graduates who want to serve and contribute to our world.
We just need to help them and let them know about various opportunities.


Fire Education and Prevention Coordinator (Dry Hydrant Project)
The AmeriCorps member will collect technical field data from rural sites
and communities. This data will help Wake SWCD to implement a new dry
hydrant project that will help improve fire safety for rural landowners.
Water bodies in rural Wake County may or may not qualify as a source for a
dry hydrant.

AmeriCorps member will help map (GIS and GPS work), locate, and document
qualifying factors for potential water bodies. Duties include mapping,
documenting, calculating, and creating report for collaborating partners to
move the project into additional phases.

Have valid NC Driver’s license
Have environmental or natural resources background

Essential Functions/physical demands
Proficient with computer (office programs)
Must be able to walk distances – through wooded locations



Dale Threatt-Taylor
District Director
Wake Soil & Water Conservation District
Agricultural Services Building
4001-D Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610
919-250-1068 work, 919-669-8596 cell

North Carolina’s Capital Conservation District…
Protecting Wake County’s Natural Resources since 1965