Grants and Jobs

Opportunities – Federal contracts, grants, and jobs for and in the Mariana Islands:

(Last updated – 4/13/2015)

Grants:

  • Specialty Crop Research Initiative/Citrus Disease Research and Extension – The Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program will be used to conduct research and extension activities, technical assistance and development activities to combat citrus diseases and pests, both domestic and invasive; and provide support for the dissemination and commercialization of relevant information, techniques, and technologies discovered pursuant to research and extension activities targeting problems caused by citrus production diseases and invasive pests. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275716.
  • Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities – The AgrAbility program increases the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers and farm family members with disabilities will experience success in agricultural production. The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private non-profit disability organizations who work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations. Closing date is May 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275755.
  • Assets for Independence Demonstration Program – Assets for Independence grantees administer projects that provide individual development accounts and related services to low-income individuals. Participants open an IDA and save earned income that is matched by project funds. The combined participant savings and project matching funds will be used for an allowable asset: a first home, a business, or post-secondary education or training. Closing date is June 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275744.
  • Youth Opportunity AmeriCorps – This program will provide Disconnected Youth with the opportunity to participate in a national service program and provide them with meaningful mentoring while they are serving. Disconnected Youth is defined as individuals at least 17 but under 25 years old who have been adjudicated in the juvenile justice system, convicted in the criminal justice system, or have been identified as at risk of incarceration. Closing date is May 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275691.
  • YouthBuild – The Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration will award grants to organizations to oversee the provision of education, occupational skills training, and employment services to disadvantaged youth in their communities while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. Clsoing date is June 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275699.
  • Workforce Data Quality Initiative – The purpose of this program is to fund the development of state workforce longitudinal databases to encourage the development of state education and workforce longitudinal administrative databases. Collecting these and other data sources longitudinally will provide a comprehensive picture of workers' earnings throughout their careers. Through analysis, these data will demonstrate the relationship between education and training programs, as well as the additional contribution of the provision of other employment services. Closing date is May 6, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275715.
  • State Trade and Export Promotion Program – The purpose of this to provide assistance and guidance to eligible small business concerns to increase the number of such firms that export and the value of small business exports. Closing date is May 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275713.
  • Susan Harwood safety and health training grants – The Susan Harwood Training Grant Program awards competitive grants to nonprofit organizations to provide training and education for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Closing date is June 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275778.
  • Citizenship and Integration Grant Program – The Citizenship and Integration Grant Program is a competitive grant opportunity for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The program will provide up to $10 million in grants for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country. Applications are due by May 15, 2015. For additional information, visit http://www.uscis.gov/about-us/citizenship-and-integration-grant-program.
  • National Criminal History Improvement Technical Assistance Program – The Bureau of Justice Statistics is seeking a national technical assistance service provider to support the goals and objectives of its National Criminal History Improvement Program and NICS Act Record Improvement Program. Direct technical assistance is provided to states, territories, and tribal jurisdictions to ensure that records systems are developed and managed to conform to FBI standards, ensure jurisdictions are using the most appropriate technologies, and adhere to the highest standards of practice with respect to privacy and confidentiality. Closing date is May 26, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275542.
  • Pacific Islands Area State Component – The purpose of Conservation Innovation Grants is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) into NRCS technical manuals, guides, and references or to the private sector. Closing date is April 24, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275518.
  • VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors – The VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors program will fund a national training and technical assistance program for attorneys and others who are involved in the criminal prosecution of child abuse to enhance the effectiveness of the investigation and prosecution of such crimes. Closing date is May 29, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275565.
  • National Juvenile Court Data Archive – The National Juvenile Court Data Archive houses the automated records of cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction have handled. This solicitation will fund the annual collection, verification, and analysis of data that documents the activities of the juvenile court system and its response to law-violating and at-risk youth. Closing date is May 28, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275569.
  • EducationUSA Leadership Institutes – EducationUSA works with students around the world to promote U.S. higher education. Advising staff at over 400 EducationUSA centers provide accurate, comprehensive, and current information about the diversity of U.S. higher education opportunities, guiding students to find their best academic fit. EducationUSA advising centers also assist U.S. institutions of higher education in their overseas enrollment outreach and provide information on the complex U.S. higher education system to foreign governments and institutions. Closing date is May 29, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275548.
  • Joint Adult Drug Court Solicitation to Enhance Services, Coordination, and Treatment – Bureau of Justice Assistance and SAMHSA are accepting applications for grants to enhance court services, coordination, and evidence-based substance abuse treatment and recovery support services of adult drug courts. The purpose of this joint initiative is to allow applicants to submit a comprehensive strategy for enhancing drug court services and substance abuse treatment. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275528.
  • Second Chance Act Technology-Based Career Training Program for Incarcerated Adults and Juveniles – This program supports training for technology-related jobs and the continuum of reentry transition planning including education, training, support services, and building connections to local employers that will enable participants to secure employment prerelease. Closing date is May 19, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275508.
  • VOCA Children’s Advocacy Centers Subgrant Program – This program will provide funding to manage a national grant awards program for local children’s advocacy center programs. Children’s advocacy centers provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams composed of representatives from the statutorily mandated and other involved agencies. Closing date is May 28, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275529.
  • Wetland Program Development Grants – The Wetland Program Development Grants provide eligible applicants an opportunity to conduct projects that promote the coordination and acceleration of research, investigations, experiments, training, demonstrations, surveys and studies relating to the causes, effects, extent, prevention, reduction and elimination of water pollution. Closing date is June 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275608.
  • Port Security Grant Program – The PSGP directly supports maritime transportation infrastructure security activities. PSGP funds available to these entities are intended to improve port-wide maritime security risk management; enhance maritime domain awareness; support maritime security training and exercises; and to maintain or reestablish maritime security mitigation protocols that support port recovery and resiliency capabilities. Closing date is May 19, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275624.
  • Transit Security Grant Program – The TSGP directly supports transportation infrastructure security activities. TSGP provides funds to eligible publicly owned operators of public transportation to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism and to increase the resilience of transit infrastructure. Closing date is May 19, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275625.
  • Comprehensive School Safety Initiative – The National Institute of Justice is seeking proposals for funding under the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative to support rigorous research that produces practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. Closing date is June 12, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275630.
  • Homeland Security Grant Program – The Homeland Security Grant Program is comprised of three interconnected grant programs. The State Homeland Security Program supports the implementation of risk driven, capabilities-based State Homeland Security Strategies to address capability targets set in Urban Area, State, and regional Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments. The Urban Areas Security Initiative program addresses the unique risk driven and capabilities-based planning, organization, equipment, training, exercise needs, of high-threat, high-density Urban Areas based on the capability targets. Operation Stonegarden supports enhanced cooperation and coordination among law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure the United States’ borders along routes of ingress from international borders to include travel corridors in States bordering Mexico and Canada, as well as States and territories with international water borders. Closing date is May 19, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275622.
  • English Access Microscholarship – The English Access Microscholarship Program provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, economically disadvantaged 13- to 20-year-olds worldwide through afterschool classes and intensive sessions in their countries. Access programs expose students to U.S. culture and democratic values, improve the students' potential to participate successfully in the socio-economic development of their countries, and increase their chances of competing for and participating in future U.S. exchange and study programs. Closing date is May 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275640.
  • Conservation Innovation Grants: Pacific Islands Area – The Natural Resources Conservation Service is announcing the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Proposals will be accepted from Pacific Islands Areas (Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands) from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration. Closing date is April 24, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275344.
  • Training to Work 3 – Adult Reentry – Training to Work 3 – Adult Reentry provides the opportunity for organizations to develop and implement career pathways programs in demand sectors and occupations for men and women, including veterans, and people with disabilities, who are at least 18 years old and who are enrolled in work release programs. Closing date is May 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275374.
  • E-Teacher Scholarship Program – The Office of English Language Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the FY 2015 E-Teacher Scholarship Program which will offer foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity to engage in virtual learning opportunities, including but not limited to online university courses, Massive Open Online Courses, webinars, communities of practice, digital libraries, and other virtual methods of learning. Closing date is May 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275386.
  • Offender Reentry Program – The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for fiscal year 2015 Offender Reentry Program grants. The purpose of this program is to expand and/or enhance substance use disorder treatment and related recovery and reentry services to sentenced substance-abusing adult offenders who are returning to their families and community from incarceration in state and local facilities including prisons, jails, or detention centers. Closing date is May 26, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275366.
  • Help America Vote Act – Help America Vote Act programs are designed to establish and improve participation in the election process for individuals with a full range of disabilities. In each eligible state and territory, seven percent of HAVA funds are set aside for Protection and Advocacy Systems to ensure that individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in every step of the voting process. Closing date is May 26, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275351.
  • Dwight Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program – The Department of Transportation is accepting applications for the Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation, to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees, and to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the U.S. Closing date is April 21, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275414.
  • Model Intervention for Youth/Young Adults With Child Welfare Involvement At-Risk of Homelessness – These 3-year grants will fund installation of model interventions developed under grants awarded through Planning Grants to Develop A Model Intervention for Youth/Young Adults With Child Welfare Involvement At-Risk of Homelessness. Closing date is May 26, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275372.
  • Emergency Management Performance Grant Program – The EMPG will provide federal funds to assist emergency management agencies to obtain the resources required to support the National Preparedness Goal and associated mission areas and core capabilities. The federal government, through the EMPG Program, provides necessary direction, coordination, and guidance, and provides necessary assistance to support a comprehensive all hazards emergency preparedness system. Closing date is April 24, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275437.
  • Minority Serving Institutions Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations – The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce substance abuse and transmission of HIV/AIDS among at-risk populations, including African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Natives young adult (ages 18-24) populations. Closing date is May 26, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275467.
  • Farmers Market Promotion Program Grants – The goals of FMPP grants are to increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to domestic farmers’ markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. Closing date is May 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275198.
  • Title III Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions program – The AANAPISI Program provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) that have an undergraduate enrollment of at least 10 percent Asian American or Native American Pacific Islander students to assist such institutions to plan, develop, undertake, and carry out activities to improve and expand such institutions' capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals. Closing date is May 19, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/03/20/2015-06464/applications-for-new-awards-asian-american-and-native-american-pacific-islander-serving-institutions.
  • Specialty Crop Block Grant Program – The Agricultural Marketing Service announces the availability of grant funds to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops (including floriculture). Closing date is July 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275199.
  • Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues – The Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives focuses on national initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, specifically by providing training and technical assistance to jurisdictions engaged in problem-solving justice initiatives; training judges on advanced criminal justice topics; improving public trust and confidence in the court system by promoting procedural justice; providing TTA to jurisdictions engaged in capital case litigation; providing TTA to prosecutors interested in diverting addicted offenders to substance abuse treatment in lieu of prison. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275216.
  • National Health Education Program on Lupus – The purpose of the NHEPL is to reduce lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations disproportionately affected by this disease by conducting a national lupus education initiative that includes the general public, health professionals and student trainees in targeted communities, schools and health care systems and practices. Closing date is May 18, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275203.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grants Program provides funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Priority for use of these funds should be placed on those species of greatest conservation need and take into consideration the relative level of funding available for the conservation of those species. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275221.
  • Health Careers Opportunity Program – The program’s goal is to provide individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds an opportunity to develop the skills needed to successfully compete for, enter, and graduate from health or allied health professions schools. Closing date is May 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275220.
  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Training and Technical Assistance Program – The purpose of this FY 2015 competitive grant announcement is to select one provider to deliver a wide range of training and technical assistance (TTA) services to communities participating in the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program. Closing date is May 4, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275248.
  • Pollution Prevention Grant Program – EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Chemistry, Economic and Sustainable Strategies Division oversees the Pollution Prevention (P2) Grant Program to support State and Tribal Programs administer projects that will help businesses identify better environmental strategies and solutions for reducing or eliminating waste at the source. Closing date is May 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275282.
  • Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative – The OREI seeks to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension activities. The purpose of this program is to fund projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274996.
  • Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive Grants Program – The Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive Grants Program will support the development of canola as a viable supplemental and alternative crop in the United States. The goal of the SACC program is to significantly increase crop production and/or acreage by developing and testing of superior germplasm, improving methods of planting, cultivation, and harvesting, and transferring new knowledge to producers as soon as practicable. Closing date is April 17, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275099.
  • National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative – The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, administered by BJA, provides funding through a competitive grant program to support multidisciplinary community response teams engaged in the comprehensive reform of jurisdictions’ approaches to sexual assault cases resulting from evidence found in previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits. Closing date is May 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275012.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline – The national domestic violence hotline serves as a critical partner in the intervention, prevention and resource assistance efforts of the network of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence service providers. Closing date is May 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275065.
  • SportsUnited: International Sports Programming Initiative – Sports Grant programs can be an important tool for advancing foreign policy goals and connecting with audiences with whom traditional diplomacy proves challenging, including at-risk youth, women, minorities, people with disabilities, and non-English speakers. Closing date is May 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275029.
  • Personal Responsibility Education Program – The purpose of this program is to support projects that educate youth, between the ages of 10 and 19 years, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV/AIDS. Projects are also required to implement at least three of six adulthood preparation subjects. Closing date is May 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275000.
  • Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations – CDC announces the availability of the Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Among Youth from Vulnerable Populations. This program is a new five-year initiative to 1) enhance publicly funded health centers' capacity to provide youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services and 2) increase the number of youth accessing sexual and reproductive health services by (a) working with youth-serving systems to develop strategies to refer and link vulnerable youth to care and (b) increasing awareness of the health; services in the local community through communication efforts. Closing date is May 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274991.
  • Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency – The purpose of the Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency grant is to increase the number of states and territories with active SCID newborn screening programs. Closing date is May 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275098.
  • Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation – OVC and BJA will award between $600,000 and $900,000 to law enforcement agencies and victim service providers to work collaboratively to develop and enhance multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that combat sex and labor trafficking of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens of all sexes and ages. Closing date is May 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275073.
  • Pregnancy Assistance Fund – The Pregnancy Assistance Fund grant program provides support to develop and implement programs to improve the educational, health, and social outcomes for expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers and their families. The PAF aims to strengthen access to and completion of education (secondary and postsecondary); improve child and maternal health outcomes; improve pregnancy planning and spacing and reduce the likelihood of repeat teen pregnancies; increase parenting skills for mothers, fathers, and families; strengthen co-parenting relationships and marriage where appropriate, increase positive paternal involvement; decrease intimate partner violence; and raise awareness of available resources. Closing date is May 18, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275005.
  • Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program – This grant provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase or install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274942.
  • Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance Program – The Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance Program for Law Enforcement Task Forces, administered by BJA, is designed to provide national support and improve the capacity of state, local, and tribal criminal justice systems to increase their capacity to create and effectively operate enhanced collaborative model human trafficking task forces, formed to investigate and prosecute the crime of human trafficking. Closing date is April 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274955.
  • Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics – The Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics program supports films that examine international themes and subjects in the humanities. The films are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring countries and cultures outside of the United States. Closing date is June 10, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274913.
  • Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation – This program grants federal awards to state and local governments and federally recognized Indian tribes that may be used for demonstration projects to promote the safe and successful reintegration into the community of individuals who have been incarcerated or detained. Closing date is April 29, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274937.
  • Promoting Access to Guidelines-Based Care for People with Asthma – The purpose of this program is to promote access to guidelines-based asthma care using health education and communication strategies that will result in measurable impacts. These efforts will be supported by core public health activities such as partnership engagement, workforce development, guidance and support for programmatic efforts, strategic communication, and evaluation. Closing date is May 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274994.
  • Organic Transitions – The overall goal of the Organic Transitions Program is to support the development and implementation of research, extension and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, as well as those who are adopting organic practices. In FY 2015, ORG will continue to prioritize environmental services provided by organic farming systems in the area of soil conservation and climate change mitigation, including greenhouse gases. Closing date is April 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274820.
  • Hospital Preparedness Program Ebola Preparedness and Response Activities – The funding provided through the Hospital Preparedness Program Ebola Preparedness and Response Activities is intended to ensure the nation’s health care system is ready to safely and successfully identify, isolate, assess, transport, and treat patients with Ebola or patients under investigation for Ebola, and that it is well prepared for a future Ebola outbreak. The closing is April 22, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274709.
  • NICS Act Record Improvement Program – The NIAA seeks to address the gap in information available to NICS about mental health adjudications and commitments, and other prohibiting factors. Filling these information gaps will better enable the system to operate as intended to keep guns out of the hands of persons prohibited by federal or state law from receiving or possessing firearms. The automation of records will also reduce delays for law-abiding persons to purchase firearms. Closing date is May 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274752.
  • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Capacity Development Program – The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Capacity Development program provides one-time funds to build local capacity of Part C grantees to support a system-wide activity that addresses a gap in their local HIV Care Continuum. Closing date is April 27, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274823.
  • Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions – Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions – such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities – improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. Closing date is May 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274794.
  • Preservation and Access Education and Training – The Preservation and Access Education and Training program is central to NEH’s efforts to preserve and establish access to cultural heritage collections. Closing date is May 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274795.
  • Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults – The purpose of the HIV CBI program is to support an array of activities to assist grantees in building a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality and accessible state of the science substance abuse and HIV prevention services. Closing date is April 23, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274701.
  • National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers – The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance to promote consumer-directed approaches for adults with serious mental illnesses. The entities responsible for providing technical assistance for this program may be either consumer or consumer supporter organizations. Closing date is April 27, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274813.
  • Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program – The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program supports innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come into contact with the justice system. BJA is seeking applications that demonstrate a collaborative project between criminal justice and mental health partners from eligible applicants to plan, implement, or expand a justice and mental health collaboration program. Closing date is April 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274610.
  • Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program – The purpose of the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidenced-based substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-abusing offenders. Closing date is April 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274673.
  • Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program – The purpose of this grant is to improve and revitalize communities, all relevant stakeholders should be included: law enforcement and criminal justice, education, housing, health and human services, community and faith-based non-profits, local volunteers, residents, and businesses. The Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) program was created as part of a larger, interagency effort across multiple federal agencies to assist distressed communities to both build capacity and revitalize neighborhoods. Closing date is April 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274664.
  • NEH Fellowships – Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities. Projects may be at any stage of development. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274633.
  • Water for Agriculture Challenge Area – The purpose of this grant is to develop management practices, technologies, and tools for farmers, ranchers, forest owners and managers, public decision makers, public and private managers, and citizens to improve water resource quantity and quality. Closing date is July 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274621.
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area – The AFRI Challenge Area focuses on the priority to mitigate and adapt to climate variability and change. It supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation's agriculture and forests to adapt to variable climates. Closing date is June 4, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274626.
  • Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area – The Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area grant focuses on the societal challenge to end obesity among children, the number one nutrition-related problem in the US. Food is an integral part of the process that leads to obesity and USDA has a unique responsibility for the food system in the United States. Closing date is April 23, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274624.
  • Food Safety Challenge Area – The Food Safety Challenge Area grant promotes and enhances the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. This requires an understanding of the interdependencies of human, animal, and ecosystem health as it pertains to foodborne pathogens. Closing date is May 18, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274625.
  • Foundational Program – The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274648.
  • Campus Suicide Prevention Grant – The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education. The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities in building essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote wellness and help-seeking of all students. Closing date is April 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274668.
  • Coral Reef Initiative Program – The Coral Reef Initiative Program provides grant funding for management and protection of coral reef in the insular areas. Highest priority will be given to proposals that support local and regional priorities for protection and sustainable use of coral reefs. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273729.
  • Economic Development Assistance Programs – The Economic Development Administration provides investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. Programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas. The next two funding cycle deadlines are March 12, 2015 for funding cycle 2 of FY 2015; and June 12, 2015 for funding cycle 3 of FY 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273468.
  • Drug-Free Communities Mentoring Program – The primary goal of the DFC Mentoring Program is to assist newly forming coalitions in becoming eligible to apply for DFC funding on their own. This grant will help to increase the capacity of community coalitions to reduce substance abuse, and over time, to reduce substance abuse among adults through strengthening collaboration among communities, public, and private entities. Closing date is April 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273588.
  • PHMSA Technical Assistance Grants – The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration requests applications to obtain funding for technical assistance in the form of engineering or other scientific analysis of pipeline safety issues affecting the local community or to help promote public participation in official proceedings pertaining to pipeline safety issues. Closing date is May 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272688.
  • Food Security Challenge Area – The goal of the Food Security Challenge Area is to develop agricultural production research, education, and extension to develop more sustainable, productive, and economically viable plant and animal production systems. This program will also develop regionally adapted crop cultivars and livestock/breeds that contribute to rural economic development and prosperity while enhancing food security. Closing date is June 4, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272432.
  • National Criminal History Improvement Program – The goal of the NCHIP grant program is to improve the nation’s safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record information and by ensuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and noncriminal justice background check systems. Closing date is April 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272368.
  • American Apprenticeship Initiative Grants – The Employment and Training Administration announces the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds for the American Apprenticeship Initiative. This initiative is intended to provide a catalyst in supporting a uniquely American Apprenticeship system that meets our country’s particular economic, industry and workforce needs. American Apprenticeships are innovative work-based learning and post-secondary earn-and- learn models that meet national standards for registration with the U.S. Department of Labor. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270372.
  • Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity – This funding opportunity encourages applications to improve health outcomes for women, infants and children, by stimulating interdisciplinary research focused on maternal nutrition and pre-pregnancy obesity. Maternal health significantly impacts not only the mother but also the intrauterine environment, and subsequently fetal development and the health of the newborn. Closing date is May 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272088.
  • Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program – The Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. Closing date is April 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272069.
  • Humanities Open Book Program – The Humanities Open Book Program is designed to make outstanding out-of-print humanities books available to a wide audience. By taking advantage of low-cost ebook technology, the program will allow teachers, students, scholars, and the public to read humanities books that have long been out of print. Closing date is June 10, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=271529.
  • Rural Energy for America Program – The Rural Energy for America Program provides financial assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase, install, and construct renewable energy systems; make energy efficiency improvements to non-residential buildings and facilities; and use renewable technologies that reduce energy consumption. Closing date is April 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_ReapResEei_Eligibility.html.
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program – The purpose of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. Close date is April 17, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=271072.
  • State Board Programming Grants – The purpose of this program is to assist state boards to enhance access to historical records, increase citizen engagement with records, and provide learning and development opportunities for students, citizens and professional archivists. Closing date is June 17, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270373.
  • Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions – The goal of this program is to provide access to, and editorial context for, the historical documents and records that tell the American story. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission encourages projects, whenever possible and appropriate, to provide access to these materials in a free and open online environment, without precluding other forms of publication. Grants are awarded for collecting, describing, preserving, compiling, editing, and publishing documentary source materials in print and online. Closing date is October 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270435.
  • Access to Historical Records – The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that promote the preservation and use of the nation's most valuable archival resources. This grant program is designed to support archival repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials. The program emphasizes the creation of online tools that facilitate the public discovery of historical records. Closing date is June 17, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270375.
  • NEA Challenge America – The Challenge America category offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations - those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. Closing date is April 16, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270429.
  • Historic Preservation Fund – The purpose of this grant is to provide matching grants to States for the identification, evaluation, and protection of historic properties; to provide matching grants to expand the National Register of Historic Places; and to assist Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private individuals in carrying out historic preservation activities. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270529.
  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program – The Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program provides grant funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. These activities restore or manage sport fish populations and provide public access to these resources. Closing date is August 31, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270271.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program – The Wildlife Restoration grant provides funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; facilities and services for conducting a hunter education and safety programs; and provisions for public use of wildlife resources. Closing date is August 31, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270269.
  • Candidate Conservation Action Funds –Fish and Wildlife Service Candidate Conservation Action Funds provide financial assistance to secure candidate and other at-risk species information or undertake restoration actions that will help avert federal listing of species. The purpose is to provide a means by which the ecosystems upon which candidate and at-risk species depend may be conserved, to provide a program for the conservation of these species. Closing date is July 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270170.
  • Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program – This purposes of this grant include to enhancing programs for hunter education, hunter development, and firearm and archery safety; enhancing programs for education, safety, or development of bow hunters and archers; and enhancing construction and development of firearm and archery ranges. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270268.
  • Recovery Implementation Fund – The Fish and Wildlife Service Ecological Services Program provides financial assistance on a competitive basis to secure information about endangered, threatened or candidate species, to aid in the recovery of these species, to avert listing of species pursuant to the Endangered Species Act, and to help conserve the ecosystems upon which these species depend. Closing date is July 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270169.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program – The Wildlife Restoration Grant Program provides funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; facilities and services for conducting a hunter education and safety programs; and provisions for public use of wildlife resources. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269700.
  • Sport Fish Restoration – The Sport Fish Restoration grant provides Federal grant funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269702.
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund State and Local Assistance Program – The LWCF Program provides matching grants to States and local governments for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities. The program is intended to create and maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the U.S. Closing date is August 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269579.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach, and Workforce Program – The Office of Naval Research seeks proposals for developing innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. The goal of proposed efforts should be to provide solutions that will establish and maintain a diverse pipeline of U.S. citizens who are interested in uniformed or civilian STEM related workforce opportunities. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268949.
  • WHIAAPI Internship Program – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders offers full-time internships during the spring, summer, and fall. Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity. Interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders. Deadlines for applications are November 16, 2014 for Spring session (Jan-May), March 27, 2015 for Summer session (May/June-Aug) and June 15, 2015 for Fall session (Aug-Dec). For more information, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships.
  • The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268198.
  • The Coastal Program – The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268288.
  • Technical Assistance Program – The Technical Assistance Program provides grant funding for short-term projects intended to meet the immediate needs of the insular areas. OIA's priorities are as follows: Accountability, financial management, economic development, training, education, energy, management control initiatives, safety, emergency, historical & cultural preservation, climate change, capacity building, health initiatives, and outdoor youth initiatives. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264448.
  • Maintenance Assistance Program – MAP funding is used to support, develop, improve and, as much as possible, institutionalize infrastructure maintenance practices in the seven insular areas. This is the only OIA program that has specific legislative authority to require a matching contribution from the insular government. The MAP grant may be used by any of the four U.S. Territories and the three freely associated states. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264449.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grant Program provides federal grant funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat, including species that are not hunted or fished. Activities include both planning and implementation. Planning activities must contribute directly to the development or modification of the State’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Plan that was to be submitted by October 1, 2005 and must be approved by the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=254530.
  • BioWatch Program – The BioWatch Program is an early warning system that is designed to detect the intentional release of select aerosolized biological agents. The BioWatch Program’s mission is to provide and maintain a continuous bio-terrorism air monitoring system in metropolitan areas and coordinate with state and local public health communities to prepare for and respond to a bioterrorist event. This mission is accomplished by serving as an early warning system which enhances the security of jurisdictions by providing the needed time to execute their comprehensive concept of operations plans to counter biological terrorism. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251807.
  • Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program – USDA Rural Development has announced the availability of grants to expand the access to broadband that enhances students’ educational opportunities and improve health care in rural areas, including the Northern Mariana Islands. This Rural Development program helps rural areas connect with new technologies to help them compete globally and to bring advanced health care. For more information and to obtain assistance in applying a grant, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/utp_dlt.html and contact Joseph M. Diego at the Rural Development Area Office at (671) 472-7361 or email at: joseph.diego@pb.usda.gov.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Wildlife Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; and to provide facilities and services for conducting hunter education and safety programs. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250044.
  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Sport Fish Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250042.
  • Congressional Award – Established in 1979, the Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you'd like to try for the first time. There are no deadlines. Work at your own pace. Just make sure you achieve your goals by your 24th birthday. For more information, go to http://www.congressionalaward.org/index.php.

Jobs:

  • Management Assistant – The Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command is accepting applications for Management Assistants in Guam. Duties include assisting in personnel programs to ensure efficiency; conducting analysis of the various processes within the organization to identify practical structural options; and planning the activities of the support staff to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Job position is open until April 14, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/400487900.
  • Park Ranger – The Department Of The Interior, National Park Service is accepting applications for Park Rangers In Guam. If hired, you will work in the park's visitor center and in the field providing a variety of formal interpretive programs including orientation talks, environmental education programs, conducted walks, demonstrations, and outreach programs. You would be responsible for providing current, accurate information to visitors concerning the NPS and surrounding areas of interest. Closing date is April 17, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/398593300.
  • Surface Maintenance Mechanic – The Department of the Army is accepting applications for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic in Guam. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment. Closing date is April 15, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/397679000.
  • Monitor – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Monitors in Guam. In this position you will perform lunchroom, recess, classroom, and bus monitoring duties. Monitors identify and report known or suspected problems, issues, or concerns to the appropriate staff, faculty member, or other official in accordance with established policies and procedures. Closing date is December 31, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391246900.
  • Educational Aid – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Educational Aids in Guam. Incumbent prepares instructional materials related to class lessons; assists teachers in the implementation of a full-day program; and assumes responsibility for conducting and guiding children in group activities. Job position is open until December 31, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391104100.
  • Physician – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for a Physician in Guam. The incumbent serves as a Primary Care Physician providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients. Closing date is August 15, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378986400.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor - The Department of Defense is accepting applications for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Substitute teachers provide instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review the students’ notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students’ work. Job position is open until May 29, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/377325300.